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Other Enclosure - D). A short list of some of the scientific studies and Web-sites I was refered to
Most of these items came too near the Hearing date or after it, so a proper review was not possible. Here is only 1 page. On the Cawthra-Bush.org Web-site, there are two Web-pages; The positive effects of forests and the negative effects of development, which list the material more completely.
The Value of Conservation Easements: The Importance of Protecting Nature and Open Space. World Resources Institute, West Hill Foundation for Nature, December, 2002.
Stormwater Fee Proposal Brings Flood of Doubts, Reid, Andy, The Tampa Tribune, September 11, 2003.
Money Grows on Old Trees, Steele, Kathy, The Tampa Tribune, September 10, 2003.
McIntyre & Hobbs 1999 - human effects on landscapes.
Miller and Hobbs 2001 - Conservation urban planning.
McHattie 1998 - How much habitat.
Landscape context and fragmentation effects on forest birds in southern
Nesting success and nest-site selection by a neotropical migrant in
a fragmented landscape.
Fragmentation effects on forest birds: Relative influence of woodland
cover and configuration on landscape occupancy.
Independent effects of forest cover and fragmentation on the distribution
of forest breeding birds.
Habitat use by black rat snakes (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta) in fragmented
The influence of forest fragmentation and landscape pattern on American
Golf course studies (usually in an urban context); Sustaining
the unsustainable? Golf in urban Singapore.
Birds and butterflies along an urban gradient: Surrogate taxa for assessing
Land use and avian species diversity along an urban gradient.
Effect of construction of roads and like structures on birds (notes gradual decline takes decades for full ecological impacts to show up);
Importance of biological monitoring being used by development proposals
in the landscape.
Long-term changes in indigenous vegetation preserved in urban areas.
Response time of wetland biodiversity to road construction on adjacent
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