sprawl links

THE VERMONT FORUM ON SPRAWL

The American Farmland Trust's home page. Includes information on conservation easements, private and public options for preserving open lands and ways that local governments can help.

The W.K. Kellogg Collection of Rural Community Development Resources. Includes lists of publications related to preserving open spaces.

Land Trust Alliance home page. Includes information on protecting open spaces and links to other related organizations.

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation home page. Includes examples of conservation easements in western states.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Smart Growth site EPA helps communities grow in ways that expand economic opportunity, protect public health and the environment, and create and enhance the places that people love. Through research, tools, partnerships, case studies, grants, and technical assistance, EPA is helping America's communities turn their visions of the future into reality.

The Western Governors' Association home page. Includes the Western Governors' Resolution on protecting open spaces, and the activities of the Great Plains Partnership.

National Association of Homebuilders - Builder Online Magazine Home Page

American Planning Association Home Page. Offers summaries of its Growing Smart initiative and access to written information on growth management.

Smart Growth Network

Green Communities Assistance Kit

Urban Land Institute's Technical Assistance for Developers

Neal Pierce's columns and articles on the citistates' concept

Center for Neighborhood Technology. Offers Technical Assistance to Communities, plus information on Location Efficient Mortgages

Technical Assistance to Communities, Local Governments and Professional on Designing and Financing Development

Resource Efficiency Models for Shopping Centers and Affordable Housing

International City/County Management Association. Includes Smart Growth Network, Technical Assistance to Local Governments

Tools for City/County Collaborations on Smart Growth

National Association of Counties. Includes Technical Assistance to Counties; Primers on Sprawl

Surface Transportation Policy Project. Includes Smart Growth Analysis Tools and Tool Kit for Smart Growth. 

Sustainable Communities

Sprawl-related web sites from other states

Oregon - the home page for the Department of Land Conservation and Development for the State of Oregon explains thoroughly the processes by which Oregon regulates land.

Washington Growth Management Services, by the Washington State Department of Community, Trade, and Economic Development. The mission of the Growth Management Service is to help communities plan for growth and development.

Colorado Colorado Office of Smart Growth home page.

 
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