Environment Land, Forests, and Ecosystems
Land, Forests, and Ecosystems
Environment_Ecosystems_02_.jpg While providing a protective covering for soil, water, and the atmosphere, forests are also renewable sources of an endless variety of products. In a healthy ecosystem, policies and programs must balance economic and conservation needs. This section highlights cases where communities have developed land use practices and businesses that both conserve ecosystems and enhance local economies.
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31 Home From Nowhere: Remaking our Everyday World for the Twenty-First Century
32 Integrating Green Infrastructure While Reducing Costs
33 International Year of Forests - 2011
34 Land Trust
35 Land Trust Alliance (LTA)
36 Lasting Value: Open Space Planning and Preservation Successes
37 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
38 Local Parks, Local Financing
39 Lost Landscapes and Failed Economies: The Search for a Value of Place
40 Modernizing State Planning Statutes: The Growing Smart Working Papers
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