Monday, October 18, 2004

Urban Wildlife Code in Jamaica
According to a recent news report, Jamaica has adopted an Urban Wildlife Code as part of its development process. I'll post on this again when more info is available.

Tuesday, October 05, 2004

Wildlife and Urban Growth Management in Washington State
Joseph W. Tovar, director of special projects at the Northwest Center for Livable Communities at the University of Washington has an op ed piece in the Seattle Times discussing the history of Washington's growth management act. This legislation gives teeth to regions and communities trying to control growth in ways that can sustain wildlife and higher qualities of life. This op ed emphasizes the importance of planning for appropriate density, designing for density, and funding the public realm.

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