Living in the Land (Lorne Peterson) >>

Greenspace and Health: Some Statistics Canada and other Resources (January 2024)

Community Stewardship and Biodiversity Enhancement of Public Greenspaces (April 2023 article)

Bird song and mental health (two October 2022 articles)

How nature nurtures: Amygdala activity decreases as the result of a one-hour walk in nature (September 2022 article)

Conservation of birds in fragmented landscapes requires protected areas (March 2022 article)

The landscape architect making friends with flooding (December 21, 2021 article)

Randy Boswell on the Rideau River (7 Ottawa Citizen articles, July 5 – August 17, 2021)

Trees: Four book reviews (from the Globe & Mail, 31 July 2021)

Upholding science-based risk assessment under a weakened Endangered Species Act (10 December 2020 article)

Residential green space and child intelligence and behavior (18 August 2020)

Progress in natural capital accounting for ecosystems (31 January 2020)

Mental Health Benefits of the Outdoors (29 January 2020)

Vanishing: More Than 1 in 4 Birds Has Disappeared in the Last 50 Years (19 September 2019)

Urban Heat Island Effect: The Fine-grained Picture (9 April 2019)

Beyond Green Buildings (NCC Urbanism Lab, 20 November 2018)

Cities: More-than-human (25 October 2018)

Urban Forests and the Wood Wide Web (February 2018)

OBEC workshop on conservation of habitat (28 October 2017)

Urban greenness and mortality in Canada’s largest cities: a national cohort study (Oct 2017)

Lessons on wetland offsetting for Ontario (July 2017 report; June 2023 update)

How communities can take action to reduce runoff and runoff pollution (July 2017)

When the big storm hits – the role of wetlands to limit urban and rural flood damage (July 2017 report)

Constructed wetlands: References (July 2017)

Conservation Action Planning (A-to-A webinar, 6 June 2017)

Role of small water bodies in landscape nutrient processing (June 2017 article)

Benefits of Urban Greenspace (May 2017)

Ecological responses to habitat fragmentation per se (2017 article)

A framework for the practical science necessary to restore … ecosystems (December 2016 article)

NCC Lands: The dollar value of their ecological goods and services (Dec 2016 study)

Overcoming societal addictions: What can we learn from individual therapies? (October 2016 article)

Street trees and health in Toronto, and other tales (21 September 2016)

Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Landscape architect par excellence (Aug-Sep 2016; May 2021)

Valuing Toronto’s faith congregations (June 2016 study)

On cats killing birds (2015 article; 2016, 2021 updates)

Green spaces and health: References (2008; 2013; 2015; 2019)

Oxford Forum for Sustainable Cities 2015 (1 Oct 2015)

Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs (Jun/Oct 2015)

Valuing ecosystem services for urban planning (Dec 2014)

Green infrastructure: Cost comparison (Oct 2014)

More green space makes for healthier babies (July 2014 article)

The Case for Saving Natural Areas (May 2014)

Philadelphia aiming to be “Greenest City in America” (20 Jan 2014)

Exposure to natural environment makes you behave less impulsively (2014 article)

TEEB Manual for Cities (2012 report; 2014, 2019 updates)

Suburban Sprawl: Exposing Hidden Costs, Identifying Innovations (Oct 2013 report)

Carbon abatement from planting street trees in New York City (2013 article)

Structural and Functional Loss in Restored Wetland Ecosystems (2012 article)

Important report on systemic insecticides and pollinators (2012 report)

Greenbelt Natural Resource Bibliography – 1969-2011 (NCC document)

Urban green spaces: An integrative approach (2011 article)

Chicago updates its 2006 Nature and Wildlife Plan (2011)

The Best Dose of Nature and Green Exercise for Improving Mental Health – A Multi-study Analysis (March 2010)

Combatting soil erosion (July 2007)

Ontario Communities Sustainability Report, and other comparables (2007)

Land use in the 905: Sibbald Photography (June 2007)

Atlanta’s Emerald Necklace (June 2007)

New medicinal plants book Canada (May 2007)