Sessions Tagged With 'community planning and zoning'

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Backyard poultry zoning regulations: Working with your local authorities

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Anthony Pescatore

More and more people are getting into backyard poultry keeping. In some cities, however, regulations will discuss how to work with your local authorities to try and get poultry keeping in your area approved.

Community and Land Use Impacts from Climate Change

Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

A panel of speakers from 3 different states (Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin) will discuss how communities' land use decisions can impact and respond to a changing climate. They will share examples from various communities and may touch on agriculture and food,...

Evaluating impacts of subdivision designs on bird habitats

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

This webinar, by Mark Hostetler, University of Florida, introduces participants to a new online evaluation tool that evaluates impacts of landscape/subdivision designs on bird habitats. The goal of the “Building for Birds” online tool is to provide decision-makers with a way...

American Citizen Planner: A Land Use Training and Credentialing Program for Community Decision Makers

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT

The American Citizen Planner program is an Extension led training and credentialing program designed as an online series of land use education and training courses for locally appointed and elected planning officials. This webinar will provide an overview of the program...

Restoring Fire's Role in Fire Adapted Communities

Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 1:00 pm EST

If you find yourself working in or with a community at risk from wildfire, it’s because fire is a component of the local ecosystems. This means that your community will be confronted with fire at some time, with the main variables being when, and under what conditions. This...

Restoring Water Quality in a Municipal Setting through a Targeted Non-Point Source Management Plan

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT

Speaker: James Houle This presentation will explore the use of innovative regulations and targeted LID retrofit approaches to curb impacts from impervious surfaces. In light of increasing requirements for more effective stormwater management designs and the proliferation of...