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Housing Action Plan
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Natural Resource Studies
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5/30 : Reunión Comunitaria en Español | Engage 2017: Ensuring Local Wildlife and Workforce
Location: St. John's Episcopal Church, Hansen Hall
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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6/1 : Open House | Engage 2017: Ensuring Local Wildlife and Workforce
Location: Center for the Arts
Time: 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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6/1 : Community Discussion | Engage 2017: Ensuring Local Wildlife and Workforce
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Rural Area Tools - Additional Resources

Permanent Protection Linkage Plan (proposed by community members)

PRD Use (Revised 2/12/13)

Books and Articles

Baker, D.C., N.G. Sipe and B.G. Gleeson. 2006. Performance based planning: perspectives from the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. Journal of Planning Education and Research 25: 396-409.

Barber, J.R., K.R. Crooks and K.M. Fristrup. 2009. The costs of chronic noise exposure for terrestrial organisms. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25: 180-189.

Beatley, T. 2000. Preserving biodiversity. Journal of the American Planning Association 66: 5-20.

Benedict, M.A. and E.T. McMahon. 2006. Green infrastructure: linking landscapes and communities. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

BEST 2001. Compensating for Wetland Losses under the Clean Water Act. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C.

Blinn, C.R. and M.A. Kilgore. 2001. Riparian management practices: a summary of state guidelines. Journal of Forestry 99: 11-17.

Brabec, E. and C. Smith. 2002. Agricultural land fragmentation: the spatial effects of three land protection strategies in the eastern United States. Landscape and Urban Planning 58: 255-268.

Brown, D.G., K.M. Johnson, T.R. Loveland and D.M. Theobald. 2005. Rural land-use trends in the conterminous United States, 1950-2000. Ecological Applications 15: 1851-1863.

Burby, J. (editor). 1998. Cooperating with nature: confronting natural hazards with land-use planning for sustainable communities. Joseph Henry Press, National Academy of Sciences.

Byun, P. and A.X. Esparza. 2005. A revisionist model of suburbanization and sprawl: the role of political fragmentation, growth control, and spillovers. Journal of Planning Education and Research 24: 252-264.

Calhoun, A.J.K., N.A. Miller and M.W. Klemens. 2005. Conserving pool-breeding amphibians in human-dominated landscapes through local implementation of Best Development Practices. Wetlands Ecology and Management 13: 291-304.

Carter, T. 2009. Developing conservation subdivisions: ecological constraints, regulatory barriers, and market incentives. Landscape and Urban Planning 92: 117-124.

Castelle, A.J., A.W. Johnson and C. Connolly. 1994. Wetland and stream buffer size requirements – a review. Journal of Environmental Quality 23: 878-882.

Churkina, G., D.G. Brown and G. Keoleian. 2010. Carbon stored in human settlements: the conterminous United States. Global Change Biology 16: 135-143.

Colorado Habitat Exchange Overview. Environmental Defense Fund.

Daniels, T.L. 1991. The purchase of development rights: preserving agricultural land and open space. Journal of the American Planning Association 57: 421-431.

Daniels, T. and M. Lapping. 2005. Land preservation: an essential ingredient in smart growth. Journal of Planning Literature 19: 316-329.

Duke, J.M. and L. Lynch. 2007. Gauging support for innovative farmland preservation techniques. Policy Science 40: 123-155.

Ewing, R., and R. Cervero. 2010. Travel and the built environment: a meta-analysis. Journal of the American Planning Association 76: 265-294.

Ewing, R., R. Pendall and D. Chen. 2002. Measuring sprawl and its impact. Smart Growth America, Washington, D.C.

Florida Native Plant Society. Model Native Plant Landscape Ordinance Handbook.

Foster, M.L. and S.R. Humphrey. 1995. Use of highway underpasses by Florida panthers and other wildlife. Wildlife Society Bulletin 23:95-100.

Freedgood, J. 1997. Saving American farmland: What works. American Farmland Trust, Northampton, MA.

Freeman, C. 1999. Development of a simple method for site survey and assessment in urban areas. Landscape and Urban Planning 44: 1-11.

Goldstein, J.H., C.K. Presnall, L. Lopez-Hoffman, G.P. Nabhan, R.L. Knight, G.B. Ruyle and T.P. Toombs. 2011. Beef and beyond: paying for ecosystem services on western US rangelands. Rangelands 33:4-12.

Groves, C.R. 2003. Drafting a conservation blueprint: a practitioner’s guide to planning for biodiversity. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Hanophy, W. 2009. Fencing with Wildlife in Mind. Colorado Division of Wildlife.

Hansen, A.J., R.L. Knight, J.M. Marzluff, S. Powell, K. Brown, P.H. Gude and K. Jones. 2005. Effects of exurban development on biodiversity: patterns, mechanisms, and research needs. Ecological Applications 15: 1893-1905.

Hellmund, P.C. and D.S. Smith. 2006. Designing greenways: sustainable landscapes for nature and people. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Hepinstall-Cymerman, J., S. Coe and L.R. Hutyra. 2013. Urban growth patterns and growth management boundaries in the central Puget Sound, Washington, 1986-2007. Urban Ecosystems

Hostetler, M. and D. Drake. 2009. Conservation subdivisions: a wildlife perspective. Landscape and Urban Planning 90: 95-101.

Kaplowitz, M.D., P. Machemer and R. Pruetz. 2008. Planners’ experiences in managing growth using transferable development rights (TDR) in the United States. Land Use Policy 25: 378-387.

Kaye, J.P, P.M. Groffman, N.B. Grimm, L.A. Baker and R.V. Pouyat. 2006. A distinct urban biogeochemistry? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21: 192-199.

Kiesecker et al. 2007. Conservation easements in context: a quantitative analysis of their use by The Nature Conservancy. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 5:125-130.

Kiesecker, J.M., H. Copeland, A. Pocewicz, N. Nibbelink, B. McKenny, J. Dahlke, M. Holloran and D. Stroud. 2009. A framework for implementing biodiversity offsets: selecting sites and determining scale. BioScience 59: 77-84.

Kihslinger, R.L. 2008. Success of wetland mitigation projects. National Wetlands Newsletter 30: 14-16.

Lenth, B.E., R.L. Knight and M.E. Brennan. 2008. The effects of dogs on wildlife communities. Natural Areas Journal: 28:218-227.

Lepczyk, C.A., A.G. Mertig and J. Liu. 2003. Landowners and cat predation across rural-urban landscapes. Biological Conservation 115: 191-201.

Longcore, T. and C. Rich. 2004. Ecological light pollution. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment  2:191-198.

Machemer, P.L. and M.D. Kaplowitz. 2002. A framework for evaluating transferable development rights programmes. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 45: 773-795.

Mandelik, Y., T. Dayan, and E. Feitelson. 2005. Planning for biodiversity: the role of ecological impact assessment. Conservation Biology 19: 1254-1261.

Margules, C.R. and R.L. Pressey. 2000. Systematic conservation planning. Nature 405: 243-253.

McElfish, J.M. 2004. Nature-friendly ordinances. Environmental Law Institute, Washington, D.C.

Merenlender, A.M., L. Huntsinger, G. Guthey and S.K. Fairfax. 2004. Land trusts and conservation easements: who is conserving what for whom? Conservation Biology 18: 65-76.

Milder, J.C. 2007. A framework for understanding conservation development and its ecological implications. BioScience 57: 757-768.

Milder, J.C. and S. Clark. 2011. Conservation development practices, extent, and land-use effects in the United States. Conservation Biology 25: 697-707.

Milder, J.C. Using Limited development to conserve land and natural resources (essay).

Nelson, A.C. and T. Moore. 1993. Assessing urban growth management: the case of Portland, Oregon, the USA’s largest urban growth boundary. Land Use Policy 10: 293-302.

Odell, E.A. and R.L. Knight. 2001. Songbird and medium-sized mammal communities associated with exurban development in Pitkin County, Colorado. Conservation Biology 15:1143-1150.

Pejchar, L., P.M. Morgan, M.R. Caldwell, C. Palmer and G.C. Daily. 2007. Evaluating the potential for conservation development: biophysical, economic, and institutional perspectives. Conservation Biology 21: 69-78.

Perlman, D.L. and J.C. Milder. 2005. Practical ecology for planners, developers, and citizens. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Porter, D.R. 2008. Managing growth in America’s communities. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Pruetz, R. and N. Standridge. 2008. What makes transfer of development rights work? Success factors from research and practice. Journal of the American Planning Association 75: 78-87.

Reed, S.E., J.A. Hilty and D.M. Theobald. (In review.) Conservation development: balancing biodiversity protection with residential development through local land-use regulations. In review for publication in Conservation Biology.

Robinson, L., J.P. Newell and J.M. Marzluff. 2005. Twenty-five years of sprawl in the Seattle region: growth management responses and implications for conservation. Landscape and Urban Planning 71: 51-72

Semlitsch, R.D. and J.R. Bodie. 2003.Biological criteria for buffer zones around wetlands and riparian areas for amphibians and reptiles. Conservation Biology 5:1219-1228.

Steiner, F., L. McSherry and J. Cohen. 2000. Landscape and Urban Planning 50: 199-214.

Taylor, J.J., D.G. Brown and L. Larsen. 2007. Preserving natural features: a GIS-based evaluation of a local open-space ordinance. Landscape and Urban Planning 82: 1-16.

Theobald, D.M. 2005. Landscape patterns of exurban growth in the USA from 1980 to 2020. Ecology and Society 10: 32.

Theobald, D.M. and N.T. Hobbs. 2002. A framework for evaluating land use planning alternatives: protecting biodiversity on private land. Conservation Ecology 6: 5.

Wilson, A. and J. Boehland. 2005. Small is beautiful: U.S. house size, resource use, and the environment. Journal of Industrial Ecology 9: 277-287.

Wright, J.B. 1993. Conservation easements: an analysis of donated development rights. Journal of the American Planning Association 59: 487-493.

Zollinger, B. and R.S. Krannich. 2001. Utah agricultural operators’ attitudes toward commonly used agricultural land preservation initiatives. Journal of the Community Development Society 32: 35-64.

Land Development Regulations

Ada County (ID) County Code: http://www.sterlingcodifiers.com/codebook/index.php?book_id=447

Beaufort County (SC) Code of Ordinances: http://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=10400&stateId=40&stateName=South%20Carolina

Eagle County (CO) Land Use Regulations: http://www.eaglecounty.us/Planning/Land_Use/Land_Use_Regulations/

Eastern Summit County (UT) Development Code: http://www.co.summit.ut.us/communitydevelopment/downloads/eastern/Development_Code.pdf

Fremont County (ID) Development Code: http://www.co.fremont.id.us/departments/planning_building/devcode/ADOPTED_FCDevCode_2011_Edition.pdf

Fort Collins (CO) Land Use Code: http://www.colocode.com/ftcollins/landuse/begin.htm

Gunnison County (CO) Land Use Resolution: http://www.gunnisoncounty.org/planning_regulations_guidelines.html#LUR

King County (WA) codes and policies impacting land use: http://www.kingcounty.gov/property/permits/codes.aspx

La Plata County (CO) Comprehensive Plan: http://co.laplata.co.us/departments_elected_officials/planning/comprehensive_plan

Larimer County (CO) Land Use Code: http://www.scribd.com/doc/23564510/Larimer-County-Land-Use-Code

Park County (WY) Development Standards and Regulations: http://www.parkcounty.us/planningandzoning/documents/DR2012.pdf

Pima County (AZ) County Code: http://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=16119

Pitkin County (CO) Land Use Code: http://www.aspenpitkin.com/Departments/County-Code/

Riverside County (CA) Development Impact Fee Ordinance: http://rivcocob.com/ords/600/659.pdf

Routt County (CO) Zoning Regulations: http://www.co.routt.co.us/DocumentCenter/View/145

San Miguel County (CO) Land Use Code: http://www.sanmiguelcounty.org/departments/planning/index.html?tab=1#tabsDepts

Snohomish County (WA) Plans and Policies: http://www1.co.snohomish.wa.us/Departments/PDS/Services/PlansandPolicies.htm

Summit County (CO) Land Use & Development Code: http://www.co.summit.co.us/index.aspx?NID=255

Teton County (ID) Planning and Zoning Department: http://www.tetoncountyidaho.gov/department.php?deptID=18&menuID=1


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