VERMONT FORUM ON SPRAWL
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.
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.
Mountain Elk Foundation home page. Includes examples of conservation
easements in western states.
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.
Governors' Association home page. Includes the Western Governors'
Resolution on protecting open spaces, and the activities of the Great Plains
Association of Homebuilders - Builder Online Magazine Home Page
Association Home Page. Offers summaries of its Growing Smart initiative
and access to written information on growth management.
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
to Communities, Local Governments and Professional on Designing and Financing
Efficiency Models for Shopping Centers and Affordable Housing
Management Association. Includes Smart Growth Network, Technical
Assistance to Local Governments
for City/County Collaborations on Smart Growth
of Counties. Includes Technical Assistance to Counties; Primers
Policy Project. Includes Smart Growth Analysis Tools and Tool Kit
for Smart Growth.
Sprawl-related web sites from other states
- the home page for the Department of Land Conservation and Development
for the State of Oregon explains thoroughly the processes by which Oregon
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 Office of Smart Growth home page.