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Our land abounds in nature strips – surely we can do more than mow a third of urban green space

  • Written by Adrian Marshall, Lecturer, Landscape Architecture and Urban Ecology, University of Melbourne
Even the standard grassed nature strip has value for local wildlife.Michelle/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND

You may mock the national anthem by singing “Our land abounds in nature strips” but what you might not know is how true that is. In Melbourne, for example, more than a third of all public green space is nature strips. (That figure includes...

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