Rural Environmental Planning for Sustainable Communities

Rural Environmental Planning for Sustainable Communities

Author(s): Frederic O. Sargent, Maria Varela, Jose A. Rivera

Publisher: Island Press

ISBN: 1559630256

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Rural Environmental Planning for Sustainable Communities

Hardcover, 254 pages
Publication date: July 1991

Rural environmental planning (REP) is a method and process for citizens to plan the future of their own communities. it involves residents directly in the planning process and addresses ho impoverished communities can balance much needed economic development with environmental protection measures. The book includes a case studies illustrating how to apply REP to issues such as preserving agricultural lands, planning river and lake basins, and preserving historical sites.

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