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Topic: Greenway (landscape)

  Allegheny Ridge Corporation - Greenway
The Pittsburgh-to-Harrisburg Mainline Canal Greenway™ was conceived out of the opportunity for connectivity and identity as a unifying initiative, capitalizing on the readiness of groups throughout the corridor to create recreation, heritage, and environmental projects consistent with their organization's mission and vision.
The Pittsburgh-to-Harrisburg Mainline Canal Greenway™ is representative of the diversity of trails.
The Greenway, or Mainline Canal Corridor™, is designed to maximize the promotional, economic, and environmental viability of its rich natural and community resources by highlighting the unifying historical context of the Pennsylvania Main Line Canal.
www.alleghenyridge.org /greenway.htm   (1758 words)

  New Page 1
Greenways do not just promise open space for the sake of the city but are themselves a response to the overwhelming development in American cities that has crowded out the possibility for not only the large urban pleasure grounds of Olmsted and Vaux, but the sandlots of Joseph Lee.
This pioneer greenway consisted of four miles of trails and bikeways, soccer fields, a boardwalk, and a lake to be stocked for fishing.
Built or not, greenways are the alternative under consideration at the close of this century and are subject to the same factors of human agency and landscape ideology as previous species of green space.
www.cmhpf.org /educationgreenspaceconclude.htm   (4146 words)

 American Trails
For a greenway to act as a conduit for plants and animals, habitats should be as continuous along its length as possible.
Thus, greenway managers may not only have to plan for unforeseen change but they may also have to ensure that changes that were once part of the natural landscape continue to occur.
A greenway along a river, such as this one, is not likely to intersect as many roads as one created through the mosiac of fields.
www.americantrails.org /resources/greenways/NPS5Grnwy.html   (3025 words)

A 'greenway' is a linear open space which (1) is green in the environmental sense (2) serves as a route.
Greenways are networks of land containing linear elements that are planned, designed and managed for multiple purposes including ecological, recreational, cultural, aesthetic or other purposes compatible with the concept of sustainable land use (Ahern 1995).
The greenway concept may be said to have come of age with the publication of a special issue of Landscape and Urban Planning in 1995 (Ahern and Fabos 1995), reprinted as a special book (Ahern and Fabos 1996).
www.gardenvisit.com /landscape/LIH/landscape_planning/greenways.htm   (569 words)

 Mountains to Sound Greenway — Mountains To Sound Greenway
In 1990, they created a plan for the Mountains to Sound Greenway to keep an accessible landscape of forests, wildlife habitat and open spaces as breathing room for people, and a place of incomparable beauty, history and outdoor recreation for their children and grandchildren.
The Greenway stretches along 100 miles of Interstate 90 in Washington State from the waterfront in Seattle to the edge of desert grasslands in Central Washington.
Today, most of the landscape not already developed along I-90 is in public ownership and protected as the Mountains to Sound Greenway and designated as a National Scenic Byway.
www.mtsgreenway.org   (309 words)

 Greenways - landscape architecture design and planning
In an introduction to a major review of greenways, in 1995, Fabos sees the greenway movement as being in its infancy and suggests that at some future point greenway systems 'will be as evident on national, state, regional and local maps as our highway or railway networks are today' (Fabos 1995).
Greenways are networks of land containing linear elements that are planned, designed and managed for multiple purposes including ecological, recreational, cultural, aesthetic or other purposes compatible with the concept of sustainable land use (Ahern 1995).
The greenway concept may be said to have come of age with the publication of a special issue of Landscape and Urban Planning in 1995 (Ahern and Fabos 1995), reprinted as a special book (Ahern and Fabos 1996).
www.landscapeplanning.gre.ac.uk /greenways.htm   (506 words)

 What is a greenway?
Greenways are a tool to develop a sense of community by providing linkages to neighborhoods and parks, by saving unique elements of our natural and cultural heritage for public enjoyment, and by bringing people of different ages, race, incomes, and cultural backgrounds into common pursuits.
Greenways and trails complement traditional park facilities by providing multitude recreational experiences for persons of all ages and abilities, are easily accessible by residents of the neighborhoods they pass, can be less expensive to acquire and develop, and improves the visibility of the developers and managers of the greenways and trails.
Greenway users will have greater access to communities and cultural events that are different than their own, and Florida's system of greenways can gain the broader support of groups and individuals who might not otherwise participate.
www.geoplan.ufl.edu /projects/greenways/whatisagreenway.html   (12463 words)

 Landscape Architecture
Landscape Architecture is the art, planning, design, management, preservation and rehabilitation of the land and the design of manmade materials.
Landscape Architects work on all types of external space: large or small, urban or rural, and with hard or soft materials.
Landscape Architecture is the foundation of Rettler Corporation’s multidisciplinary firm.
www.rettler.com /Landscape-Architecture.html   (137 words)

 Greenway planning design and management
Town centre greenways can be pedestrian streets with a range of policy objectives: good spatial articulation, harmonious architecture, excellent paving, a favourable microclimate, well-placed seating and a high level of personal safety from vehicles and muggers.
Landscape planners can advise on which land should be used for greenway development and on the objectives which should be set for particular greenways.
Greenway proposals from elected urban or rural authorities can be starved of funds or seen as infringements on private property rights.
www.lih.gre.ac.uk /plan/greenways.htm   (4165 words)

 Greenway Landscape Nursery Inc.
Delivery is available for plants and landscape material such as pulverized topsoil, sand, driveway gravel, river rock, shredded bark mulch, mushroom compost and decorative mulch.
Greenway is offering an introductory coupon special for customers visiting our Garden Center.
Greenway Landscape Nursery, Inc. 2730 North Cedar Road, New Lenox, Illinois 60451 (815) 485-0082
www.greenwaylandscapenursery.com /index.htm   (93 words)

 Greenway Resources
Greenways and greenway systems can serve many functions and be used in many different ways, but all uses and functions are simply not possible at all locations.
Greenways must be planned and designed to maximize land use compatibility in order to conserve biodiversity and maintain ecosystem integrity while minimizing negative impacts to private lands.
Greenways proponents which keep their eye on the target - the vision for what the greenway can be - and develop strategies taylored to fit the particular circumstances of the greenway will be successful in creating a greenway for generations to enjoy.
www.geoplan.ufl.edu /projects/greenways/gwayresources.html   (17237 words)

 Pigeon Creek :: The Greenway Passage
Although much of the funding for the actual construction of the Greenway comes from federal funds and grants, corporate and individual donations are used to develop amenities along the Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage.
The Greenway is an outdoor classroom, providing opportunities to learn about the natural and urban environments.
Greenway entrance points will serve as a link to a neighborhood, a park, a school, or other community destination.
www.pcgreenway.org /getinvolved.html   (739 words)

 American Trails
If we are to understand truly our impact on the landscape, we must learn to see it not as a bunch of independent pieces a woodlot here, a river there, and a grassland yonder but as intricately connected parts of a larger whole.
A greenway which is along a river should be planned to filter excess nutrients from surrounding lands (in which case it also acts as a barrier preventing movement of sediments and a sink storing them).
A 200-foot-wide greenway along a river, however, that includes a variety of vegetation, may provide habitat for as many species as a wider one in a setting with less natural variation.
www.americantrails.org /resources/greenways/NPS2Grnwy.html   (841 words)

 History of the Greenway Landscape — Mountains To Sound Greenway
The Greenway encompasses hundreds of thousands of acres of land from central Washington State to Seattle, along a 100-mile stretch of Interstate 90.
Beginning in the 1880s, temporary logging railroads were built into the woods so that loggers could transport timber to lumber mills in Preston and Snoqualmie in the west, or to mills on the shores of Cle Elum, Kachess and Keechelus Lakes in Kittitas County in the east.
And the Mountains to Sound Greenway was born.
www.mtsgreenway.org /about/history   (781 words)

Bueno, J.A.; Tsihrintzis, V.A. and Alverez, L. South Florida greenways: a conceptual framework for the ecological reconnectivity of the region.
and Baudry, J. Social, aesthetic and ecological aspects of hedgerows in rural landscapes as a framework for greenways.
The greenways movement is linking up parks and byways that preserve habitat, provide recreation and simply beautify.
www.und.nodak.edu /dept/rls/ted/bib-art.htm   (726 words)

 Landscape Architects Push Greenway
of greenways and trails and another 8 million acres of protected land
Greenway Vision Plan," took more than a year to create by a team
Haven, Conn., Sebago Lake to Portland, Maine, and Worcester to
forests.org /archive/america/laarpush.htm   (639 words)

 Greenway Landscape Architects
Landscape architectural and Design Services including Urban Design, Environmental Regeneration and Masterplanning.
Innovative bespoke designs including public artwork, podium decks and green solutions.
Tree surveys and assessments, landscape appraisals and EIAs.
www.greenwayla.co.uk   (64 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It may be necessary to consult with ecologists with an understanding of the local landscape to identify areas of diversity or secondary habitat.
The Conservation Fund will publish a guide, edited by Loring Schwarz and written by Charles Flink and Robert Searns, on greenway planning, design, implementation, and management to be released by Island Press (Washington, DC) and available in the spring of 1993.
Local landscape architects generally know which plant species are exotic to the area and can be an excellent source of information on how to manage your greenway with native plants.
www.qlf.org /greenways/ch5.html   (3206 words)

Built c.1780 for Francis Madison, a younger brother of President James Madison, Greenway is a traditional vernacular building type commonly used in the Virginia Piedmont from the mid-18th to the mid-19th century.
Greenway has been a working farm since the 18th century and includes several farm buildings.
Greenway is located just south of the intersection of State Rte.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/journey/gre.htm   (187 words)

 ECG Chamber of Commerce
Greenways Incorporated ~ An environmental planning and landscape architectural firm that specializes in providing consulting services to government agencies, for-profit corporations and nonprofit organizations.
The Durham, NC based firm specializes in greenways, alternative transportation, rail-to-trails, open space and park planning, design, development and management.
Greenways Inc. provides services to clients in more than 100 communities in 27 states.
www.greenway.org /vendors.htm   (1005 words)

 Welcome to Adobe GoLive 5
This fund is dedicated to promoting landscape and greenway planning and celebrating the achievements of University of Massachusetts landscape planning alumni.
The symposium is intended for professional landscape architects and planners, as well as academics, students, policy makers and greenway advocates.
Rodiek of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning at Texas AandM University is a leading voice in the field of landscape planning research.
www.umass.edu /greenway/fabos/FS-description.html   (695 words)

 Landscape and Urban Planning.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kaplan, Management of the gazelle population in Mediterranean grasslands and rural landscapes in Israel, Landscape and Urban Planning 31 (1-3) (1995) pp.
J.A. Bueno, V.A. Tsihrintzis, L. Alvarez, South Florida greenways: a conceptual framework for the ecological reconnectivity of the region, Landscape and Urban Planning 33 (1-3) (1995) pp.
Burel, J. Baudry, Social, aesthetic and ecological aspects of hedgerows in rural landscapes as framework for greenways, Landscape and Urban Planning 33 (1-3) (1995) pp.
www.elsevier.com /cdweb/journals/01692046/viewer.htt?viewtype=keywords&rangeselected=28   (949 words)

 Mississippi River Greenway Strategic Plan
Although the project proposes a model approach to metropolitan growth, its true purpose is grounded in the desire to create a multi-jurisdictional greenway strategy for a 55,000-acre area experiencing significant metropolitan growth pressure.
Community Context: The project is an outgrowth of a greenway plan developed three years ago by the landscape architect for the City of Hastings, a growing community of 18,000 at the fringe of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.
Role of the Landscape, Participants, Client and Collaborators: The landscape architect was the lead consultant responsible for overall coordination, ecological analysis, green way planning, final report preparation and presentation to numerous communities, agencies an organizations.
www.asla.org /meetings/awards/awds02/mississippiriver.html   (562 words)

 Third Year   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In this course we compare and contrast the Eurocentric view of landscape as an object separate from the self with various other cultural perspectives that offer alternative narratives in which landscape and identity are understood as connected rather than separate.
The examination of cultural perspectives that challenge the Eurocentric view of landscape’s relationship to self will run parallel to an ongoing exploration of how landscape can inform questions about the personal and social implications of living within an era of globalization.
It is a course that is designed to stimulate conversation about how landscape and identity interrelate and how a comparison of various cultural constructions of the landscape-identity informs each other.
www.larch.umd.edu /DSW/3rd.htm   (329 words)

 Amazon.com: Greenways for America (Creating the North American Landscape): Books   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the greenway reconnaissance, [he] found the tenacity and ingenuity that we want to believe continue to define the American character.
Half of the book is case histories, portraits of existing greenways with engaging discussions of how they came to be...
His way of telling the story of the history of modern trails and greenways is inspirational in that it makes you want to go out and really do something in your community.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0801851408?v=glance   (1120 words)

 Project Overview: The Players   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Workshops were held in every state along with a kick off meeting that included Representative Robert Weygand, RI - the first landscape architect elected to the House of Representatives - and David Burwell, President of the Rails to Trails Conservancy.
Fourteen graduate students from the UMass Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning learned web design in a computer course and designed the majority of this project's web presentation during the spring semester of 1999.
The greenway plans at the both New England and state levels used these recommendations as much as possible within the short time frame of this project.
www-unix.oit.umass.edu /~greenway/po/theplayers_files/1PO-Ply.htm   (428 words)

 Landscape Architecture (Mississippi State University)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Mississippi State’s undergraduate program in landscape architecture is listed among the top 15 programs in the country by a national publication that promotes quality design education.
DesignIntelligence, a monthly journal published by Greenway Communications for the Design Futures Council, released the rankings in its sixth edition of “America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools.” MSU was 15th out of 66 programs the publication ranked, with Ohio State University topping the list.
The Greenway Group works with professional firms, planners, architects, engineers, designers, contractors, facility owners, manufacturers, and related professional and cultural organizations that concentrate on improvement of the environment.
www.ur.msstate.edu /news/stories/2005/landscapearchitectureranking.asp   (408 words)

 CWDG: Publications + Research : Landscape Architects and Planners
The Frog Pond Renovation on Boston Common, Boston, MA "Healing Landscapes: Psychological Benefits of Nature to Children," Therapeutic Garden Design, pg.2 Spring 2002.
Boston Schoolyards Initiative, Various Locations, Boston, MA Dudley Town Common, Roxbury, MA East Boston Greenway, "On the Boards," Landscape Architecture Magazine, pg.18 July 1999.
A Guide to the Landscape Architecture of Boston, by Jack Ahern, Hubbard Educational Trust, 1999.
www.copley-wolff.com /publications/publications_overview.html   (455 words)

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