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Hobart Urban Nature Preserve

CLIENT: Miami County Park District


SCOPE: Master Plan Through Construction

STATUS: Completed 2006

AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS: ASLA National Merit Award 1999 Dayton Daily News: “Bringing a Little Country to the City. Hobart Urban Nature Preserve includes a lake, wetland areas, prairie and a walking trail.”, May 31st, 2007 Landscape Architecture, October 1999

Human Nature, in collaboration with Choice One Engineering and Davey Resource Group, has worked with the Miami County Park District on the master planning and implementation of two phases of the Master Plan including earthworks, lake, headwater streams, entry lane with custom entry sign and stone wall, parking and installation of native plantings, including 1,700 native trees. More recently, a paved walkway was installed with engraved pavers recognizing loved ones and community organizations. This project has received awards from the National ASLA and Ohio Chapter ASLA. It has also been published in Landscape Architecture Magazine.

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