Fostering Health y Communities 

through Connection with Nature


The Pureland Project                        -  Elsewhere Farm                  -  ThinkWater                       - Columbia Families in Nature              

·         Alexander, C. (1977). A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction, Oxford University Press. 
·         Berg, P. (n.d.). Discovering your life-place: A first bioregional workbook. http://www.planetdrum.org/books.htm 
·         Casey, E. (1998). The Fate of Place, University of California Press. 
·         City Repair. (2011). Place making guidebook (2nd Ed). City Repair. 
·         Cresswell, T. (2005) Place: a short introduction, Blackwell Publishing. 
·         Cresswell, T. (2009). Place. In Thrift, N., Kitchen, R., (eds) International Encyclopedia of Human Geography.
·         Gayton (1996). Landscapes of the Interior: Re-explorations of Nature and the Human Spirit. New Society Publishers
·         Gruenewald, D.A. & Smith, G.A. (Eds.). (2010). Place-based education in the global age.       
·         Harwell, K. & Reynold, J. (2006). Exploring a sense of place: How to create your own local program for reconnecting                     with nature.  
·         Hopkins, R. (2008).  The transition handbook.
·         Hubbard, P., Kitchen, R., and Valentine, G. eds. (2004). Key Thinkers on Space and Place. Sage. 
·         Long, J. (2010). Weird City: Sense of Place and Creative Resistance in Austin, Texas. University of Texas Press. 
·         Measham, T. (2007). Primal Landscapes: insights for education from empirical research on ways of learning about                        environments, International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education 16 (4) pp. 339–350
·         Prewitt Diaz, J. and Dayal, A. (2008). Sense of Place: A Model for Community Based psychosocial support programs.                    Australasian Journal  of Disaster and Trauma Studies.  
·         Sobel, D. (2004). Place-based education: Connecting classrooms and communities.
·         Tuan, Y. (1990). Topophilia: A Study of Environmental Perception, Attitudes and Values. New York: Columbia                            
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Sense of Place Resources

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