Land Use in America

Henry L. Diamond and Patrick F. Noonan; Foreword by Laurance S. Rockefeller

Over the past two decades, great strides have been made on a wide variety of environmental fronts. Air and water quality have improved significantly, certain endangered species are on the road to recovery, and there is a marked increase in...

362 pages
6 x 9

At Road's End
Transportation And Land Use Choices For Communities

At Road's End is a timely guide to a new era of holistic transportation. It presents new models for transportation planning, describes effective strategies for resolving community disputes, and offers inspiration by clearly demonstrating...

182 pages
10 x 8

Paving Over the Past
A History And Guide To Civil War Battlefield Preservation

Georgie Boge Geraghty and Margie Boge; Foreword by James M. McPherson

In this exhaustively researched book, Georgie Boge and Margie Boge analyze the issues and controversies surrounding the preservation of Civil War battlefield sites, and offer a pragmatic development program designed to accommodate the needs of...

239 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

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

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

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