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BALANCING NATURE AND COMMERCE IN GATEWAY COMMUNIT

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BALANCING NATURE AND COMMERCE IN GATEWAY COMMUNIT Synopsis

Balancing Nature and Commerce in Gateway Communities provides lessons in how to preserve the character and integrity of communities and landscapes without sacrificing local economic well-being. The authors describe economic development strategies, land-use planning processes, and conservation tools that communities from all over the country have found effective.

BALANCING NATURE AND COMMERCE IN GATEWAY COMMUNIT Press Reviews

With all its success stories, it is an optimistic book. It is about people taking charge of their communities' future, working with their neighbors to construct a vision, and implementing it by building a consensus and putting their energy into making it happen. --Audubon Naturalist News It is a wonderful guide to community directed, ecologically sensitive development. --Choice

Book Information

ISBN: 9781559635455
Publication date: 1st June 1997
Author:
Publisher: Island Press
Format: Book
Pagination: 176 pages
Categories: Property & real estate, Development economics & emerging economies, Conservation of the environment,

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Ed McMahon is the Urban Land Institute/Charles Fraser Senior Resident Fellow for Sustainable Development. As the Senior Resident Fellow for Sustainable Development, McMahon's responsibilities include leading ULI's efforts to conduct research and educational activities related to green and sustainable development practices. McMahon, a nationally renowned authority on sustainable development, land conservation and urban design, was formerly the Vice President and Director of land use programs at The Conservation Fund. McMahon is an attorney, community planner, lecturer, author and expert on the topics of sustainable development, land conservation, urban design and historic preservation. Other recent books include Land Conservation Finance ...

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