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Open Voices News Roundup: January 6

Every week, we bring you the latest news in placemaking, landscape architecture, the nature-mental health link, and much more. Check back each week for new roundups and items. Urban Nature: How to Foster Biodiversity in World’s Cities “A few years ago in Baltimore County, Maryland, environmental staffers were reviewing a tree-planting proposal from a local…

Open Voices News Roundup: December 16

Every week, we bring you the latest news in placemaking, landscape architecture, the nature-mental health link, and much more. Check back each week for new roundups and items. ‘Wild Urbanism’ in the Middle of Putin’s Moscow “Just beyond Moscow’s Red Square, past the iconic domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral and the walls of the Kremlin,…

Open Voices News Roundup: December 9

Every week, we bring you the latest news in placemaking, landscape architecture, the nature-mental health link, and much more. Check back each week for new roundups and items. Doctor’s orders: Get outside! “We all know the drill: Get sick. Go to the doctor. Receive a prescription for medicine. Take the medicine until you feel better….

Open Voices News Roundup: December 2

Every week, we bring you the latest news in placemaking, landscape architecture, the nature-mental health link, and much more. Check back each week for new roundups and items. How San Francisco Is Changing the Way People Think of Green Space “Tables and chairs sit neatly arranged on a wooden platform in the heart of San…

Open Voices News Roundup: November 25

Every week, we bring you the latest news in placemaking, landscape architecture, the nature-mental health link, and much more. Check back each week for new roundups and items. Expert Urges Following Nature in Urban Design “To be friendly to the earth, cities like Portland can learn from it. That was the message of a Nov….

Open Voices News Roundup: November 18

Every week, we bring you the latest news in placemaking, landscape architecture, the nature-mental health link, and much more. Check back each week for new roundups and items. Would You Send Your Child to Daycare in the Forest? “While ensuring children’s safety and wellbeing at all times is absolutely necessary, I think it’s unfortunate that…

Open Voices News Roundup: November 11

Every week, we bring you the latest news in placemaking, landscape architecture, the nature-mental health link, and much more. Check back each week for new roundups and items. Volunteers Want to Help Healing with Garden Overlook “With freshly poured concrete, two-by-fours and hammers, Keith Tidball wanted to help to build healing at Cunningham Park. The…

Open Voices News Roundup: November 4

Every week, we bring you the latest news in placemaking, landscape architecture, the nature-mental health link, and much more. Check back each week for new roundups and items. Research Reveals Behavioral Impact of Investment In Parks “Investing in parks could more than triple the amount of exercise taken according to new research. The study by…

Open Voices News Roundup: October 21

Every week, we bring you the latest news in placemaking, landscape architecture, the nature-mental health link, and much more. Check back each week for new roundups and items. Reconnecting City Citizens with the Environment “Going back to the 19th century, when poor housing, sanitation and overcrowding caused cholera outbreaks and tuberculosis, the relationship between environment…

Open Voices News Roundup: October 7

Every week, we bring you the latest news in placemaking, landscape architecture, the nature-mental health link, and much more. Check back each week for new roundups and items. Redesigning New York’s Hidden Public Spaces to Create A More Resilient City “It’s a little known fact that some 5.3 million square feet of “leftover” space courses…

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