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The City Wild: The Strategic Role of Green

The City Wild: The Strategic Role of Green Urban parkland is critical to the health and viability of our communities. It improves the quality of life for residents by providing space for community events, recreation, and retreat. But parks do much more. They serve as green infrastructure frameworks, provide valuable ecosystem services, and create value for neighboring land uses. In sum total, parks set a cornerstone for regional economic competitiveness. Imagine Downtown Columbus without the Statehouse Lawn. Imagine Clintonville without Whetstone Park. Imagine Westerville without Blendon Woods or Reynoldsburg without … Read More

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