Land Use Planning for Multiple Resource Objectives: Aligning Water and Land Use Policies

Washington, DC (February 9, 2008)- Many communities are trying to accomplish various development, conservation, and resource management goals as they grow. This session focuses on strategies and tools to communities can use to integrate conservation, watershed protection, and stormwater management into local plans, codes and ordinances.

Speakers will discuss specific strategies and projects including a new community training approach designed to support water and land use integration, a “Quality Growth Worksheet” that links smart growth planning, watershed protection and stormwater strategies to local plans and policies, and efforts to align water and land use codes in Ventura County California.
Clark Anderson, Project Manager, Local Government Commission
Jane Fowler, Program Coordinator, Southeast Watershed Forum
Liz Upchurch, Water Resource Representative, Tennessee Valley Authority
Lisa Nisenson, President, Nisenson Consulting- 1
Lisa Nisenson, President, Nisenson Consulting- 2
About New Partners for Smart Growth
The 2008 New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Washington, DC, hosted attendance of more than 1300 people from across the country for three full days of presentations, discussions, and information sharing. The conference was produced by the Local Government Commission (LGC), with support from a very impressive and multi-disciplinary group of partners and sponsoring organizations, agencies and companies.
Related Resources:
7th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth: Building Safe, Healthy, and Livable Communities