Urban Sustainability

Richard Knaub October 06, 2005 10:32 AM

The City of Boulder Colorado has released its briefing paper on Community Sustainability and has posted proposed language for inclusion into its Comprehensive plan for addressing…

  • Agriculture
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Encouraging and Recognising Urban Gardens for Habitat

Andrew Smith October 06, 2005 07:20 PM

Hello listserve members,

In Tasmania we are looking at developing a program that recognises gardeners who consider and encourage wildlife to use their gardens (Gardens for…

  • Agriculture
    • Native Plants
  • Tools
    • Commitment
    • Norms
    • Prompts
    • Social Diffusion

Local Food

Alain Godbout Halifax October 07, 2005 12:39 PM

Would you know of literature, case studies or any resources for promoting consumer interest in local agricultural products? I believe this would be an effective use of CBSM.

  • Agriculture
    • Food

Promoting Consumer Commitment to Local Food

Alain Godbout Halifax October 12, 2005 04:47 PM

Would you know of literature, case studies or any resources for promoting consumer commitment to purchasing local agricultural products? Local food products require much less fuel…

  • Agriculture
    • Food
  • Tools
    • Commitment

Identifying Barriers to Reducing Weed and Feed Use

Tom Bird Waterloo October 26, 2005 12:16 PM

Hello,

I am wondering if anyone knows of research that has examined barriers related to reducing weed and feed use. I am coordinating a pesticide reduction initiative for the…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use

Pesticide Articles

Unknown November 07, 2005 09:16 PM

I just learned of two articles on pesticides via another listserv. Thought others might like to know of these as well: Keesling, Garland; Kaynama, Shohreh A.: An exploratory…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use

Local Native Plants - Supply and Demand

Graeme Gibson November 09, 2005 06:43 AM

Hi

Part of a project we are working on aims to increase supply (by nurseries) and demand (by the public) of local native plants in a specific area. By local native we mean…

  • Agriculture
    • Native Plants

Economic Value of Retaining Local Trees

Sue Dempster Bedford November 14, 2005 08:09 PM

I am trying to find information/research on the short term or long term dollar value of retaining local trees along road reserves and Public Open Spaces (POS) within developments.…

  • Agriculture
    • Native Plants

Residential Pesticide Reduction Report

Unknown November 28, 2005 09:26 AM

Below is a link to a report on best practices for reducing residential pesticide use. The report was prepared by Jay Kassirer and the Canadian Center for Pollution Prevention.…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use

Effective Pesticide Use Reduction Activities

Rod Miller January 04, 2006 02:16 PM

Please contact me if you have implemented effective (verifiable) pesticide use reduction programs within communities.

Thanks
Rod Miller

Environmental Specialist
City of…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use

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