Florida Leads Southeast as Region Approves $1.2B for Conservation
- PRICE OF PLACE. CRISP, ANDREW // Boise Weekly;4/3/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 41, p10
The article discusses the economic value of the open spaces in Boise, Idaho. It notes that the economic value of the open spaces in the city is difficult to quantify and providing a foothills conservation and habitat restoration project will provide some real economic benefits. It states that...
- Untitled. Pataki, George E. // New York State Conservationist;Dec2005, Vol. 60 Issue 3, preceding p2
This article reflects on the achievements of the New York state government in land conservation and management in 2005. Since 1995, nearly 925,000 acres of land identified in the state's Open Space Conservation Plan has already been conserved. The 2005 Draft Open Space Conservation Plan includes...
- Open space, open arms. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);10/8/2004, Vol. 51 Issue 43, p10A
This article reports that the Long Island environmental community for throwing their support behind Suffolk County's proposed $75-million bond issue to preserve open space. The bond proposal, sponsored by Vivian Viloria-Fisher of Setauket, would raise money to acquire open space, small parks and...
- SECTOR PLANNING: A SHARPER TOOL TO MANAGE GROWTH. Rhodes, Bob // Planning;Oct2014, Vol. 80 Issue 9, p43
The article discusses the improvement of the sector planning program in Florida in 2011 to provide an effective tool to promote long-term and innovative planning and development strategies. Topics covered include the goals of sector planning standards, the inclusion of resource protection and...
- City of Charlton, Mass., Reaping the Benefits of the 'Boston Boom' Whalen, Robert // Bond Buyer;9/19/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32220, p31
Reports on the improvement of residential zoning subdivision regulations to help preserve open space by clustering development in Charlton, Massachusetts. Value of annual living costs; Effort in seeking quality education; Permission of the density bonuses in exchange for setting aside land for...
- New York buys 352 acres on Hudson River. // National Wetlands Newsletter;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p17
Reports that the city of New York will buy a parcel of land in Cortlandt at the southern end of the Hudson Highlands. Existence of freshwater wetlands, trails and mature forests in the area; Plan to develop a green corridor.
- Open Space Institute acquires historic Joppenbergh Mountain. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;10/10/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 41, p5
The article reports on the announcement of the Open Space Institute (OSI) that it has acquired the 119-acre, 495-foot high Joppenbergh Mountain in the Ulster County hamlet of Rosendale, New York, which is managed for public use by the end of 2011.
- Initiative 1 proponents are trying to sell a pig in a poke -- part one. Stephenson, Howard // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;10/18/2004, Vol. 34 Issue 17, p30
Outlines reasons for rejecting the open space initiative, Initiative 1 in Utah. Budget to be used for community projects; Success of Utah's efforts to protect open space and improve air and water quality; Accountability problems in the initiative.
- Phenomena, comment and notes. Wiley Jr., John P. // Smithsonian;Jul87, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p26
This article focuses on a network of green corridors, threading its way through city and countryside, proposed by the President's Commission on Americans Outdoors. It was said that the Commission spent two years gathering reports and surveys, listening to the experts, holding public hearings...