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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41 National Audubon Society (NAS)
42 National Community Forestry Center (NCFC)
43 National Wildlife Federation (NWF)
44 New Land Grant for Urban Living
45 O, Say, Can You See: A Visual Awareness Tool Kit for Communities
46 Once There Were Greenfields: How Urban Sprawl is Undermining America's Environment, Economy and Social Fabric
47 Open Space Conservation: Investing in Your Community's Economic Health
48 Planning for Prosperity: Building Successful Communities in the Sierra Nevada
49 Project for Public Spaces
50 Protecting the Land: Conservation Easements Past, Present, and Future
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