A Natural Experiment Hints at an 'Elegant Approach' to Climate AdaptationRevista Land LinesEnero 2023By Jon Gorey, January 25, 2023
As climate change advances, how can governments protect people and property? A four-decade-old law may point to one successful approach.
Typologies of IntegrationAn Analysis of Municipal Landscaping and Water Management Practices in the Dallas-Fort Worth MetroplexDocumentos de trabajoSeptiembre 2022Lauren Ames Fischer and Matthew Fry
How do municipalities in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) region integrate their land use and water conservation efforts? How do local practices correlate with institutional, development, and population...
Land Matters Podcast: Climate Journalists Consider the Land-Climate ConnectionHighlights of the Lincoln Institute’s 2022 Journalists ForumRevista Land LinesAgosto 2022By Anthony Flint, August 25, 2022
Thirty journalists on the climate beat came to the Lincoln Institute recently to consider global warming’s impact on land, whether through deforestation, inundation, or drought. The conclusion: new policies and practices in land use planning will be requi
Consortium for Scenario Planning 2023 ConferenceConferenciasFebrero 1, 2023
Focused on new and current scenario planning projects, the in-person conference will showcase scenario planning work in the Southwest,
Integrating Land Use and Water ManagementPlanning and PracticeEnfoques en políticas de sueloFebrero 2022
“Currently no other published document outlines so clearly how land use planners and water managers can come together in practicum to better coordinate.” — Danielle Gallet, Founding...
Examining State Planning Enabling Laws Regarding Water Planning RequirementsDocumentos de trabajoJulio 2021Cassie Pettit and Sagar Shah
This report summarizes the methodology, findings, and implications of examining and evaluating the legal requirements for water provisions within comprehensive plans in each of the 50 states. Focus...
Integrating Land and WaterTools, Practices, Processes, and Evaluation CriteriaDocumentos de trabajoFebrero 2021Erin Rugland
Land and water are highly connected resources yet are managed and regulated by different entities. Land use planners and water managers may be interested in better connecting land and water but lack...
New PublicationIntegrating Water Efficiency into Land Use Planning in the Interior West: A Guidebook for Local PlannersRevista Land LinesEnero 2019By Emma Zehner, January 9, 2019
Las Vegas residents receive $3 for every square foot of grass they replace with drought-tolerant landscaping. In Morro Bay, California, developers must retrofit existing housing stock to save twice...
Water PlanningLand Use Decisions Could Make or Break the River That Sustains One in Nine AmericansRevista Land LinesMayo 2019By Anthony Flint, May 3, 2019
The Drought Contingency Plan for the Colorado River will help maintain water supplies for 40 million people, but the hard work to bring about a truly sustainable future is just beginning.