Rural Environmental Planning for Sustainable Communities

Rural Environmental Planning for Sustainable Communities offers an explanation of the concept of Rural Environmental Planning (REP) along with case studies that show how to apply REP to specific issues such as preserving agricultural lands...

272 pages
6 x 9

Steering a New Course
Transportation, Energy, and the Environment

Deborah Gordon and Warren Leon

Steering a New Course offers a comprehensive survey and analysis of America's transportation system -- how it contributes to our environmental problems and how we could make it safer, more efficient, and less costly.

259 pages
6 x 9

Beyond 40%
Record-Setting Recycling And Composting Programs

Beyond 40% is a practical guide for communities trying to solve their solid waste disposal problems.

280 pages
8.5 x 11

Environmental Disputes
Community Involvement In Conflict Resolution

Environmental Disputes helps citizen groups, businesses, and governments understand how Environmental Dispute Settlement--a set of procedures for settling disputes over environmental policies without litigation--can work for them.

295 pages
6 x 9

The New York Environment Book

The New York Environment Book offers an in-depth analysis of New York City's environment.

287 pages
6 x 9

Overtapped Oasis
Reform Or Revolution For Western Water

Overtapped Oasis analyzes the West's water allocation system from top to bottom and offers dozens of revolutionary proposals for increased efficiency and policy reform. Marc Reisner and Sarah Bates argue that the West's underlying problem...

212 pages
6 x 9

Resource Guide for Creating Successful Communities

Luther Propst, Stephen F. Harper, Michael Mantell, and The Conservation Foundation

Developed to assist users of Creating Successful Communities, the Resource Guide for Creating Successful Communities includes a detailed outline of the many tax benefits of private land conservation; examples of ordinances covering...

248 pages
8.5 x 11

Creating Successful Communities
A Guidebook To Growth Management Strategies

Luther Propst, Stephen F. Harper, Michael Mantell, and The Conservation Foundation

Creating Successful Communities is a practical compendium of techniques for effective land use and growth management. It offers a framework for land-use decisionmaking and growth management: techniques for protecting key resources such as...

248 pages
8.5 x 11

Shading Our Cities
A Resource Guide For Urban And Community Forests

American Forestry Association; Edited by Gary Moll and Sara Ebenreck; Foreword by Dale Robertson

Shading Our Cities is a handbook to help neighborhood groups, local officials, and city planners develop urban forestry projects, not only to beautify their cities, but also to reduce energy demand, improve air quality, protect water...

349 pages
6 x 9

Reopening the Western Frontier

High Country News and Linda Bacigalupi; Edited by Ed Marston

Unlike other parts of the United States, deep change came slowly to the West, especially the rural west, which retained many of its 19th-century roots. Now, with the decline of the West's natural resource economics -- oil and gas drilling, mining...

339 pages
6 x 9

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