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Nature
Sustainable Living
Culture & Society
Amphibian Habitat
Water Feature
Special Tree
Special Garden
Spring Blossoms
Insect Watching Site
Public Forest / Natural Area
Natural Corridor
Park/ Recreation Area
Bird & Wildlife Watching
Open Space
Scenic Vista
Dog Run
Community Garden
Compost Site
Public Transportation
Organic/ Local Food
Scientific Research Site
Bicycle Shop
Reuse Shop/Market
Healthy Dining
Eco Products
Recycling
Cultural Site
Community Center
Eco Information
Eco Organization
Significant Organization
Green School
Online Resource
Public Library
Museum
Social Service
Historical Feature
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Amphibian Habitat

Wet habitats where you can find frogs, toads, salamanders, and other amphibians, which are indicators of a pond or wetland's health status. Wet habitats in Jerusalem include springs, streambeds, winter ponds and dams. Vegetation characteristic to these habitats can be found alongside water insects and amphibians.

Water Feature

A spring, stream, or other body of water.

Special Tree

Trees that are ancient, rare, that have unique characteristics or historical significance.

Spcial Garden

A garden with a variety of plant life that may also contain entertainment venues, artistic or historical elements, seating areas and other services.

Spring Blossoms

Sites with unique or beautiful blossoms, especially in the Spring.

Insect Watching Site

Sites where you can observe crawling and flying insects

Public Forest / Natural Area

Open natural spaces and forests that are accessible to the public. Many natural areas fit this category.

Natural Corridor

Contiguous land area that allows for wildlife passage between nature sites. Often these corridors follow streams/stream beds and steep slopes.

Park/ Recreation Area

Green areas that provide a space for recreation, relaxation, and activity.

Bird & Wildlife Watching

Nesting sites, wildlife habitats, and sites with interesting bird activity throughout the year. It is recommended to visit these sites early in the morning or towards evening.

Open Space

Open natural areas within or near built-up areas of the city. Can include unique species or habitats.

Scenic Vista

Areas that afford a view of the unique landscape that characterizes the city.

Dog Run

Designated areas where dogs can run free, usually in large urban parks.

Community Garden

Community established and run gardens that transform neglected or abandoned public spaces into green, productive and sustainable assets. Residents acquire skills in soil improvement and composting, methods of saving and recycling water, growing vegetables and more, and create connections to each other and to nature.

Compost Site

Places where you can bring food waste, leaves, garden and lawn cuttings that can be biodegraded into rich new soil. In Jerusalem, many compost sites are located within community gardens.

Public Transportation

The locations of all the major transportation stations in the city, including the central bus station, Light-Rail stations and Israel Railway stations.

Organic / Local Food

Stores that carry products with organic certification or that offer food that is grown near to where it is consumed or sold. Included are stores that carry a selection of organic products among conventional ones.

Scientific Research Site

Center or resource for research in natural sciences, environmental studies and related sciences and technologies benefiting biodiversity and humanity

Bicycle Shop

Place to buy, rent, or exchange bikes.

Reuse Shop/Market

Place that sells or exchanges reusable goods. May be a second-hand, thrift, charity shop, flea-market, or online resource.

Healthy Dining

Food service establishments that offer fresh, wholesome, and healthy food. Includes places that offer organic, vegetarian and vegan options. Animal products are from ethically treated or free range animals. Endangered fish, marine and other species are not served.

Eco Products

Shop that offers a variety of products that are ecological or that conserve natural resources, such as environmentally-friendly cleaning products, accessories to help conserve water at home, items made from recycled materials, etc.

Recycling

Drop-off site for materials such as plastic, paper, metal, glass, etc., for recycling.

Cultural Site

Sites and institutions that contribute to the community's sense of place and built environment.

Community Center

Place where social, cultural, community, and educational activities and gatherings are held that meet the needs of the community.

Eco Information

Resources for environmental, sustainability and ecological information in person, by phone, and through other media.

Eco Organization

Organization whose primary mission and activities focus on the environment, nature, and sustainability.

Significant Organization

An organization or group that contributes in a significant way to the field of sustainability, but whose primary mission is not environmental in nature.

Green School

School with an environmental curriculum, green building and/or sustainability practices.

Online Resource

Website addreses to environmental information online.

Public Library

Loans books and media, saving resources while spreading knowledge from a building that may be a landmark in the community. Important source of information and often an archive of community resources.

Museum

Museums of all kinds: art, archeology, history, nature, culture and more.

Social Service

Organization or group that provides resources to help people in need, under-served populations, and people with special needs.

Historical Feature

Heritage sites that have been recommended for preservation by the The Society for the Preservation of Israel Heritage Sites but that are not protected by the antiquities law. These institutions, monuments or unmarked historical areas have special significance to the community's sense of place and environment.
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