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Linking Science and decision Making - Publications

These publications consist of a collection of papers known as "Working Papers." These Working Papers vary in content and style. Some papers are actual management plans for a specific parcel of land. Others are more traditional, academic analyses of particular problems. All examine the role of environmental restoration in urban revitalization.

Working Paper #1: Burch, William R. Jr. and Morgan Grove, eds. "Policy, Planning, and Management Recommendations for Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, Maryland." 1990 44 pp.

Working Paper #2: Gordon, S., Greenfield. J., Laporte, C., Lowenstein, M., and Rodstrom, C. "Baltimore Project Final Report, Summer 1990." 1990. 109 pp.

Working Paper #3: Azam, Md. Atiqul. "Report on the Connecticut State Nursery and Homeowner Preferences. 1990. 29 pp.

Working Paper #4: Strategic Plan for Action, Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks." 1991 115 pp.

Working Paper #5: Balmori, Diana and William R. Burch, Jr. "Collaboration in Landscape: Art and Ecology and Architecture." 1990. 25 pp.

Working Paper #6: Grove, Morgan. "Ecosystem Restoration and Urban Revitalization: Theory and Practice." 1992. 34 pp. UNAVAILABLE

Working Paper #7: Subedi, Bhisma. "Key Elements of Urban Community Forestry: A Participatory Action Research Model for Urban Forestry Management and Extension Activities." 1993. 34 pp.

Working Paper #8: Dalton, Shawn, Burch, William R. Jr., Grove, J. Morgan, Aley, Jenny. "Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Market Study: a series of special reports to the National Park Service." 1993. 85 pp.

Working Paper #9: "Doing More with More: A Series of Preliminary Plans for Improving Environmental Management and Community Development through Baltimore's Parks and Recreation Systems" 1993.

A 6-part series: Doing More With More. Project overview. 25 pp.
Baltimore's Reservoirs and Their Surrounding Lands. 46 pp.
Preliminary Plan for Baltimore Inner Harbor. 34 pp.
Gwynns Falls Watershed Preliminary Management Plan. 35 pp.
Jones Falls Watershed Preliminary Management Plan. 40 pp.
Herring Run Watershed Preliminary Management Plan. 56 pp.

Working Paper #10: Dalton, Shawn, Beth Conover, Dexter Mead, LaTonya Danzy. "Natural Resource Manager's Training Manual and Field Guide." 1993. 90 pp.

Working Paper #11: Dalton, Shawn, Beth Conover, Dexter Mead, LaTonya Danzy. "Herring Run Watershed Management Plan." 1993. 33 pp.

Working Paper #12: Daniel, Chris, Morgan Grove and Mark Hohmann. "A Methodology to Assess and Inventory Urban Forests in the United States: A report to American Forests and the USDA Forest Service." 1994. 109 pp.

Working Paper #13: Honigfeld Harriet. "The Edgewood Park/School Project: Innovation in Urban Environmental Education." 1994. 54 pp.

Working Paper #14: Roy, Kathy. "New Haven Conservation Corps: A Curriculum and Resource Guide." 1993. 36 pp.

Working Paper #15: Bittinger, Jenny. "Summer Urban Resources Initiative, 1993: Report and Recommendations." 1993. 37 pp.

Working Paper #16: Filardi, Chris and Elizabeth Hayes. "The Education of Decision Makers: Community Forestry and Environmental Education Activity Guide." 1994. 87 pp.

Working Paper #16B: Elizabeth Hayes. The Education of Decision Makers: Learning About the Natural World and the Urban Classrooms 1994 36 pp.

Working Paper #17: Harte, Alexis. "An Inner City Barn Raising: The Theory and Practice of Rapid Community Action." 1994 UNAVAILABLE

Working Paper #18: Jacoby, Jennifer. "The Edgewood Park/ School Project." In Press.

Working Paper #19: Murphy Sean, James Nash and Kenneth Pruitt. "A Methodology for Creating Natural Resources Management Plans for Urban Parks." 1994. 17 pp.

Working Paper #20: Bickert, Kate and Danielle Kaplan. "The Dirt on Environmental Discrimination; A Study Comparing Heavy Metal Concentrations in Soil Between High and Low-Income Neighborhoods in New Haven, CT." 1994. 18 pp.

Working Paper #21: Galli-Noble, Elizabeth and May Mackey. The Summer Urban Resources Initiative '94:Report and Recommendations." 1994. 38 pp.

Working Paper #22: complied by Galli-Noble, Elizabeth and Mary Mackey. "The Summer Urban Resources Initiative '94: Environmental Education Curriculum Guide." 1994. 25 pp.

Working Paper #23: Aley, Jennifer and William R. Burch, Jr. "Fort McHenry National Monument: School Field trip and Survey Report." 1994. 23 pp.

Working Paper #24: Murphy, Sean, James Nash and Kenneth Pruitt. "Gwynns Falls Watershed Natural Resource management Plan." 1994. 66 pp.

Working Paper #26: Raleigh, E. Lloyd. "Adaptive, Process-Oriented management Plan for the Marble Hill Historic District, Baltimore, Maryland." 1995

Working Paper #27: Bannon, Katie. "Camp Small Site Analysis: An Environmental and Economic Study." 1995

Working Paper #28: Udziela, Matthew. "An Assessment, Characterization and Analysis of the Hydrology and Drainage of the Sub-Watersheds of Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, Maryland." 1995. 61 pp.

Working Paper #29: Katz, Sharon. "KidsGrow Environmental Education in Baltimore." UNAVAILABLE (temporarily)

Working Paper #30: Aley, Jennifer and William R. Burch, Jr. "Fort McHenry National Monument And Historic Shrine: A Comparative Study of Variations in Perceptions and Behaviors of National park Unit Visitors from the Baltimore Region." 1995

Working Paper #31: "Replant, Restore, Reclaim: Community Building in New Haven," plus "Attachments" (bound separately). Murphy-Dunning, Colleen and Leigh Shemitz, eds. Contributions By Cami Kloster and Megan Ryan. 1995

Working Paper # 32: Ganz, David and Cami Kloster. "Community Service Learning and Environmental Education in New Haven: A Report on the 'Learn and Serve' Program, Spring 1995" 1995

Working Paper #33: Jiler, James. "1995 Urban Resources Initiative Status Report: Six Years of Community Forestry in Baltimore." 1995.

Working Paper #34: Esser, Liza. "A Study of the Environmental Values of Current and Former Students in the Edgewood Park/ School Project." 1996.

Working Paper #35: URI Staff. "Community Greenspace Project: Beautification Report, 1996." 1996.

Working Paper #36 Yelin, Jennifer and Swensen, Susan. "A Pond Ecosystem Curricula Guide for Interactive, Interdisciplinary, Experiential Environmental Education: Expanding the Edgewood Model." 1997.

Working Paper #37: URI Staff. "Restoring Neighborhood Open Spaces: Report on Community Greenspace Program '97." 1997.

Working Paper #38: URI Staff. "TreeWatch: New Haven's Community Tree Stewardship Program." 1997.

Working Paper #39: Wagar, Jonathan. "The New Haven Street Tree Inventory: Final Report on the Spring 1998 Pilot Project. 1998

Working Paper #40: Argueta, Rene. "Assessment of Biophysical Conditions and Social Effects of Selected URI's 1996 Greenspace Projects." 1998.

Working Paper #41: Shemitz, Leigh W. and Herbst, Julie. "Factors Impacting the Community Management of Urban Open Space: An Analysis of Three Restoration Projects in New Haven, Connecticut." 1998.

Working Paper #42: URI Staff. "Resident-Led Management: Report on Community Greenspace Program 1998." 1999.

Working Paper #43: Woodworth, Jim and Johnson, Sarah. "Assessment of Biophysical Conditions and Social Effects of 1997 Greenspace Projects." 1999.

Working Paper #44: URI Staff. "The Heart of the City: Report on Open Space Projects and Opportunities in the Dwight Neighborhood." March 1999.

Working Paper #45: URI Staff. "Community Greenspace 1999: The Fifth Year of Neighborhood Planting Efforts." March 2000.

Working Paper #46: Taylor, Rodger. "Strategies for Restoring Vacant Land: an anlaysis of Northeast Cities, with recommendations for New Haven." January, 2000.

Working Paper #47: Dinno, Alexis. "Health and Community Based Urban Residential Restoration: An investigation into the utility of the traditional epidemiological approach." May 2000.

Carmazzi, Julie. "Cost-Effective Management Practices for Public Recreational Spaces." 1996.

McManus, Catherine and Karen Steer. "Towards a Unified Strategy for Open Space Management in Baltimore: Community Managed Open Space." Revised and edited by Sally Loomis and Kristen Humphrey. 1997.

Bolton, Erin. "Draft Gwynns Falls Urban Forest Management Plan." 1999.

Cooper, Katherine. "Community Management of Open Space: A Survey of Cities." 1999.

Ruberton, Kristen. "Community Management of Open Space: Atlanta and Detroit." 1999.

Brewer, Andrea. "Preliminary Report to the Cylburn Arboretum Master Plan." 2000.

Levendosky, Kate. "A Reference Guide and Bibliography to the Ecology and Natural Resources of the Baltimore Metropolitan Area." 2000.

Sekine, Marina. "Citizen's Initiatives for improving Baltimore's Parks: Baltimore's "Friends-of-Park" Organizations and Program Directory