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U of I
Name 5 essential services
Name 3 non essential services
what is a greenway?
are visual and enviromental connections that allow for routes while also preserving the wildlife around it
connectors between transport and recreation
natural or man made
what are the benefits of greenways
protect natural habitats
enchace existing recreation opportunities and overall quality of life in an area
what is green infrastructure
it is a strategically planned and manged network of natural land
it focus on the consideration of natural enviroments
what does green infrastructure bring?
what are natural resource areas
land used for preservation of natural resources
what is the difference between conservation and preservation
conservation is the proper use of land to conserve it
preservation is protection of natural resources from future use
what is restoration ecology
renewing destroyed ecosystem through human involvement
name 4 types of plant species
name the four types of ecosystems in illinois
what is a weed?
a wild plant growing where it is not wanted and in competition with cultivated plants
name the 4 benefits of leisure
name the 4 economic benefits of leisure
lower health problems
better work performance
what is the contingent value method
willingness to pay
used when dealing with natural amenities
Who was John Crompton
from texas a & m university
wrote a whole lot of articles on the proximate priniciple
said property near parks makes them more valuable
What is the most important element in leisure programming?
Name some areas that can be included in the area of leisure programming
what are municiplalites?
created under authority of the state
have thier own independent local government
what are townships
subdivisions of a county
distinct unit of government
snow removal is common example
series of squares 36 being the most common
what are counties?
subdivision of a state government
intended to serve and govern areas outside cities and towns
what are rundown or bad neighborhoods caused by?
changes in shipping
name some renewal efforts
creation of housing projects
these were replaced by the revitalization grant program
what is eminent domain
seize citizens property wih due monetary compenstaion but without owners consent
name 3 benefits of revitalization
financial local tax revenue
clean up of old manufactoring sites
what are public-private partnerships?
they are a combination of business and taxpayer project funding = tax breaks
what are the target areas of pubic-private partnerships?
name some issues with private-public partnerships
name 3 incentives for revitalization
shorter travel distances
strength on numbers
what is the role of leisure in revitalization
essential facors for developing and sustaining community
can contribute to citys overall image and vitality
what is the defensive space theory?
area is safer when people feel sense of ownership and responsibility
what 2 elements are part of a successful defensible space?
name the three parts of the predatory crime triangle
1. Likely offender (top)
2. suitable target (L)
3. absense of a capable guardian (R)
what does CPTED stand for?
crime prevention through enviromental design
what are the 4 elements of CPTED
natural access control
target hardening (locks)