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  1. Urban Growth Boundaries for Watershed Health

    Managing the Impacts of Peripheral Land Uses on Water Quantity and Quality
    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2022
    Lance Gloss

    This working paper considers how the common land use planning tool of establishing Urban Growth Boundaries (UGBs) can better integrate water management. Three case studies and mixed methods research...

  2. For the Common Good

    Upstream and Downstream Communities Join Forces to Protect Water Supplies
    Revista Land Lines
    Octubre 2022
    By Heather Hansman, October 6, 2022

    Billions of urban dwellers depend on water for hydration, sanitation, and other basic needs, but global water supplies are at risk. Water funds provide a mechanism for downstream utilities and businesses to invest in upstream watershed conservation projec

  3. Integrating Land Use and Water Management

    Resúmenes de políticas públicas
    Agosto 2022
    By Erin Rugland

    Land without water cannot support urban form of any scale, yet many land use decisions are made without regard to water, and vice versa. This Policy Brief introduces readers to best management...

  4. Clarifying the Connections Between Urban Planning, Land Use Policy, and Health Disparities

    Documentos de trabajo
    Septiembre 2022
    Larissa Larsen, Gerrit Knaap, Zorica Nedović-Budić , and Brendan Williams

    While the disciplines of urban planning and public health originated together to improve the living and working conditions of the urban poor, over the last century, urban planning’s focus has...

  5. City Tech: New Angles on Noise Pollution

    Revista Land Lines
    Septiembre 2022
    By Rob Walker. September 19, 2022

    Living in the city means contending with noise from traffic, construction, neighbors, and other sources. New tools are making this a pivotal moment for assessing and addressing our built soundscapes.

  6. Typologies of Integration

    An Analysis of Municipal Landscaping and Water Management Practices in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
    Documentos de trabajo
    Septiembre 2022
    Lauren 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...

  7. What Do We Do with the Land Left Behind?

    XSP for Floodplain Buyout Parcels
    Documentos de trabajo
    Agosto 2022
    Kelly Leilani Main, Risa Hiser, Victoria Woods, Osamu Kumasaka, Maggie Tsang, and Isaac Stein

    Flood risk is increasing across the country due to extreme precipitation, outdated infrastructure, poor development practices, and climate change. As climate impacts like storm surge and sea level...

  8. Consortium for Scenario Planning 2023 Conference

    Conferencias
    Febrero 1, 2023

    Focused on new and current scenario planning projects, the in-person conference will showcase scenario planning work in the Southwest,

  9. Demands on the Land: To Secure a Livable Future, We Must Steward Land Wisely

    Revista Land Lines
    Julio 2022
    By Sivan Kartha, July 27, 2022

    From sequestering carbon to providing homes for displaced people, from producing food to siting renewable energy, land is an essential component of many climate solutions. How can we prioritize the demands we place on this finite resource?

  10. Mayor’s Desk: Burlington, Vermont, Aims for Net Zero

    Revista Land Lines
    Julio 2022
    By Anthony Flint, July 25, 2022

    Leaders in the city of Burlington, Vermont, are promising to eliminate net fossil fuel use by 2030. Mayor Miro Weinberger discusses the city’s ambitious plans, the critical role of utilities, and the ways local leaders can take meaningful climate action.

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