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  • Selling forestland won't solve the real problem

    The writer says selling public land is no way to help rural communities

  • Urban planning — with a wild touch

    Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers and Citizens and Nature-Friendly Communties are two new handbooks on innovative land-use planning and habitat protection

  • Deciphering humanity's hardware

    Infrastructure: A Field Guide to the Industrial Landscape by Brian Hayes is a wonderfully conversational explanation of everything one sees along the highway that isn’t natural

  • Jackson can't agree on growth

    A decade after it became famous for its model land-use planning, Jackson, Wyo., is facing a stagnant downtown, crowded highways, sprawling development and sky-high real estate prices

  • My 40 acres of Eden and the planner’s dilemma

    The writer in New Mexico thinks he knows why sprawl is so attractive

  • Wyoming lives uneasily with big game and big equipment

    Author loves to hunt, but not when big equipment invades the publicly owned land of Wyoming.

  • A new planning tool takes flight

    CommunityViz's powerful new planning software allows citizens to get a clear look at how planned developments will actually look in the local landscape.

  • No ranchettes for the rest of us in Jackson

    Jackson, Wyo., citizens have rejected a development planned for a ranch near the town, but the problem of where to house people in resort towns - especially working people - won't go away.

  • Growth boundary grows

    The growth boundary to limit sprawl on Colorado's Front Range, originated five years ago by concerned business leaders, developers and government officials, has been revised periodically to accommodate more growth, which critics say defeats the purpose.

  • Bring back towns

    "Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream" by Andres Duany, Elizabeth Plater-Zybrk and Jeff Beck brings to life the "new urbanism" which is largely a return to old-fashioned, small-town living.

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