Urban Natural Reserve Management: The Challenges of Balancing Human and Ecological Needs

submitted by: kheinema
Scripps Coastal Reserve (SCR), a marine and terrestrial ecosystem protected by the University of California, is home to several endangered and threatened native plant and animal populations. The Reserve is within walking distance of the University of California San Diego and is visited daily by walkers, runners and sightseers. Current research on the public's use of the area suggests that in the past decade, humans have been mistreating the space significantly with reports of vandalism,...

LEED criteria in theory and practice

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Greg Nelson students Hooman Bamdad, Sean Mayer, Keri Robinson, Scott Roehrick present their work on "LEED criteria in theory and practice" for the grand challenge "Sustainable Design of Buildings & Urban‐Ecological Landscapes" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project 1.2.1. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/