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Want to help review a new greenways and trails indicator?

One important cultural resource that's not well captured in the Blueprint and State of the South Atlantic is greenways and trails. Creating a new indicator to cover them is a major recommendation for the Blueprint in an upcoming report from the American Planning Association. Plus, a number of you have been asking for better ways [...]

By |January 2nd, 2018|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Want to help review a new greenways and trails indicator?

South Atlantic urban conservation summit: Thinking megaregionally

On September 21-22, 2016, more than 25 urban planners and conservation professionals met in Atlanta to engage with the American Planning Association (APA) and the South Atlantic LCC to help set the stage for future Conservation Blueprint revisions in regard to urban environments. The South Atlantic Urban Conservation Summit focused on how urban planners are [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on South Atlantic urban conservation summit: Thinking megaregionally

Third Thursday Web Forum – Urban conservation: Thinking megaregionally

September 15th, 2016: “Urban conservation: Thinking megaregionally” with David Rouse, Jennifer Henaghan, and Anna Read, American Planning Association Planners and conservationists are working together to bridge their professions in a collaborative project with the South Atlantic LCC and the American Planning Association (APA). Learn how APA is working to integrate local government green/blue infrastructure efforts with regional infrastructure approaches like [...]

By |September 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Combining climate adaptation and hazard mitigation plans

The Planning Information Exchange (PIE) will present a free webinar on Thursday, July 7 2016, 1:00 - 2:00 PM entitled “Combining Climate Adaptation and Hazard Mitigation Plans.” Speakers include Kristin Baja, a Climate and Resilience Planner from the Baltimore City Office of Sustainability and Sherrie Collins, the Emergency Manager of Monterey County, California. James Schwab, [...]

By |July 7th, 2016|0 Comments