E.O. Wilson’s Love Letter to Parks (via The Dirt)

One of the fathers of modern ecology and naturalist comments on the value of nature to our cities and their inhabitants

E.O. Wilson's Love Letter to Parks E.O. Wilson, one of the world's great biologists and a Pulitzer prize-winning author on the natural world, made a case for preserving and investing in the restoration of urban parks at the 70th anniversary of Dumbarton Oaks Park in Georgetown. Designed by renowned landscape architect Beatrix Farrand, the only woman among the founding members of ASLA, the 27-acre park has both formal and natural spaces, including meadows, gardens, dams, bridges an … Read More

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