The Miyawaki method is an innovative approach to planting forests garnering global attention as a quick way to “greenify” cities. Its imitation of natural processes to create diverse woodland ecosystems makes it possible to reestablish native stands in a span of just a few decades. A student of plant ecologist Miyawaki Akira, the developer of the technique, explains the approach and talks about the importance of fostering urban forests.
A Data-Driven Approach to Urban Forests
A Quick Path to Restoring Native Forests
1. Selecting Native Species
2. Collecting Seeds
3. Hand-Grown Plants