A Floating Forest: Fish Tail Park in Nanchang City

In just three years and at a modest budget, the former urban dump and the abandoned fish farm was transformed into a floating forest providing holistic ecosystem services and has become one of the most-visited urban parks in the region.

Fish Tail Park is in the city of Nanchang, within the Yangtze River floodplain in east-central China. Turenscape transformed a badly abused 126-acre landscape into a dreamlike floating forest that regulates stormwater, provides habitat for wildlife, offers an array of recreational opportunities, and gives local residents a new way to connect with nature. All of this has lent a unique identity to the New District, serving as a catalyst for

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