Lasting Value: Open Space Planning and Preservation Successes

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Americans are committing 'country-cide', says Rick Pruetz, FAICP, converting farms into suburban yards and channeling streams that once provided flood control, water purification, habitats, and recreational opportunities. But rather than rail against overdevelopment, this book celebrates communities succeeding in preservation. For ten years Pruetz explored communities that excel in saving their natural environment. In twenty-four illustrated vignettes, he captures the character of places from the volcanic range near ...

Lasting Value: Open Space Planning and Preservation Successes 2012, American Planning Association, Chicago

ISBN-13: 9781611900033

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