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American Planning Association Web Page

Organizations/Sources: American Planning Association
This trade association website offers many resources on conservation development and other related topics pertaining to land-use planning.
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Community Visioning

2019
Community visioning is a planning tool that empowers people to express a vision for the future of their community; ideally, this vision guides land-use decisions and regulations. (Print version of ConservationTools.org guide)
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Height, Guy Wires, and Steady-burning Lights Increase Hazard of Communication Towers to Nocturnal Migrants: A Review and Meta-analysis

2008
Organizations/Sources: The American Ornithologists’ Union
Communication towers in North America kill millions of birds annually, and most of these are Neotropical species that migrate at night. This paper reviews and analyzes the literature on the features of towers that can be regulated, particularly tower design and placement, to provide a scientific basis for regulation of tower construction and operation.
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Local Land Use Planning and Controls in Pennsylvania

2019
Authors: Nate Lotze and Andrew M. Loza
This guide describes the basic elements of land use planning and regulation available to municipal and county governments under the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code. (Print version of Conservationtools.org guide)
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Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code

2015
(Act of 1968, P.L.805, no.247 as reenacted and amended) 23rd ed.
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Planning and Zoning to Protect Land and Water Resources

2009
Authors: Robert Lonsdorf
Organizations/Sources: Brandywine Conservancy
Presentation relating to zoning tools for land and water protection.
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Planning Nuts & Bolts: Growing a Stronger Carbon County

2020
Presentations from the 2 day workshop, held October 22 & 29, 2020. Goals for Program: • Introduce/refresh municipal officials about Planning • Familiarize municipal officials about the Carbon County Plans • Emphasize the importance of natural resources to communities’ sense of place, economy, and ecology • Emphasize the importance of planning as a critical step to saving time, money, and resources for communities in the long run
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The Importance of Community Planning

2009
Authors: Denny Puko
This presentation is regarding community planning tools for municipalities
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