Increasing biodiversity in urban green spaces through simple vegetation interventions
Cities are rapidly expanding world‐wide and there is an increasing urgency to protect urban biodiversity, principally through the provision of suitable habitat, most of which is in urban green spaces. Despite this, clear guidelines of how to reverse biodiversity loss or increase it within a given urban green space is lacking.
Keywords: biodiversity loss; green infrastructure; green space vegetation; large old trees; multi‐species site occupancy‐detection models; native vegetation; understorey vegetation; urban biodiversity; urban ecosystems; vegetation management
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2017