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Title: Policies for managing urban growth and landscape change: a key to conservation in the 21st century
Author: Bengston, David N., tech. ed.
Publication: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-265. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 51 p.
Key Words: Urban growth, urban sprawl, open space, landscape change, public policies, smart growth, brownfields redevelopment, sustainability.
Abstract: Protecting natural areas in the face of urbanization is one of the most important challenges for conservation in the 21st century. The papers in this collection examine key issues related to growth management and selected approaches to managing urban growth and minimizing its social and environmental costs. They were presented at the 2004 annual meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology; July 30-August 2, 2004; Columbia University, New York, NY.
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