Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)


Landscape Architecture

Committee Chair/Advisor

Paul Russell

Committee Member

Matthew Powers


Urban landscapes are intricate systems interacting throughout the globe. Over the past decades, urban development has widely sprawled and fragmented flyway systems and corridors. This has led to many changes in species composition and has even caused the extinction of some animals (Marzluff 1997). Recent studies have indicated that there exists a protective or restorative design to create stepping-stone connectivity in urban areas. This study looks to understanding potential benefits in urban biodiversity, animal species protection, and urban benefits of green roof designs.



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