Protecting a Hidden Resource

Hauserman, Julie
April 2007
Planning;Apr2007, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p14
Trade Publication
The article features the "Protecting Florida's Springs: Land Use Planning Strategies and Best Management Practices," a manual that was developed through the cooperative effort of the Department of Community Affairs and the Department of Environmental Protection and 1000 Friends of Florida. The publication has received the 2007 National Planning Excellence Award for Best Practice. The manual explains the spring systems and details specific strategies to govern development including environmentally sensitive urban design, forestry and agriculture practices.


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