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

Rush to Burn
Solving America's Garbage Crisis?

One day in March 1987, a barge from Islip, Long Island was evicted from Morehead City, North Carolina, after trying to unload the mountains of trash on its decks. More than five months from the time it began its trip, the unwelcome barge, and it'...

281 pages
6 x 9

Hazardous Waste Management
Reducing The Risk

Hazardous Waste Management: Reducing the Risk is the first book to study and rate toxic waste disposal sites and to provide step-by-step guidelines for evaluation, decision, and action. The innovative and practical ranking system...

336 pages
6 x 9

The Conservation Easement in California

The conservation easement is an effective and flexible technique for land preservation. The Conservation Easement in California, written by California attorneys expert in conservation law for The Trust for Public Land, is an authoritative...

186 pages
6 x 9

Ideas that Matter
The Worlds of Jane Jacobs

Edited by Max Allen

Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) is history's most celebrated urban critic. In addition to her classic, Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jacobs authored another half dozen influential books on urban planning, economics, and design. She was...

248 pages
9.25 x 8

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