ISPAM Resources

Urban Protected Areas

Urban Protected Areas. Profiles And Guidelines

An IUCN publication for managers of urban protected areas, these guidelines provide the context and concept of urban protected areas, describe protected areas in 15 metropolitan areas around the world, and offer best practice recommendations around people, places, institutions and the creation, promotion and improvement of urban protected areas.

Edited by Ted Trzyna et al. (IUCN, 2014)

The Urban Imperative. Urban Outreach Strategies For Protected Area Agencies

With case studies from different areas of the world, this publication presents the benefits of urban protected areas and strategies for promoting collaborations, engaging traditional communities, bridging conservation and people, and evaluations.

Edited by Ted Trzyna (IUCN, 2005)