Green Cities Toolbox – site safety

These tools are part of a resource collection community-based stewardship of urban forested parklands and natural areas. Included here is Information on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) and other safety issues to consider in community-based stewardship.

Safe Trails Forum

Article on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) and its application to parks and trails.

The Urban Forest and Natural Area Stewardship Planning Guide

Planning GuideFor additional information on CPTED in the context of restoration planning and plant selection, see page 37.

Common Hazards of Homeless Encampments

Presentation courtesy of Chris Ott, City of Tacoma

Shovels, a key tool of the restoration trade
photo by Laura Marchbanks
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