Resource Library

The authors studied living memorials and interviewed volunteers and participants in building out the sites. They concluded that stewardship practices embedded in “living” memorials create strong social attachments, promote community cohesion, and even influence public policy.

By Heather McMillen , Lindsay K. Campbell, and Erika S. Svendsen

McMillen, USDA Forest Service, Honolulu, Hawaii
Campbell and Svendsen, USDA Forest Service, New York, New York

View Resource

Urban Environmental Stewardship Practices as Indicators of Social Resilience — The Case of Living Memorials

A Research Paper by Heather McMillen, Lindsay Campbell and Erika Svendsen, US Forest Service Research Scientists

Related Resources
See More Resources Resource