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Kansas City Green Infrastructure Case Study

This plan, an early component of aggressive regional planning by the Mid-America Regional Council, focuses largely on connecting key conservation corridors.

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BMP and LID Whole Life Cost Models: Version 2.o

This free report from the Water Environment Research Foundation details the costs associated with vegetative roofs, rainwater catchment systems, and bioretention facilities. It also provides planning-level cost estimates.

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PlaNYC

PlaNYC is a comprehensive effort to address future challenges in New York City including a dramatic increase in population by 2030, climate change, and outdated infrastructure.  Through collaboration between local stakeholders, agencies, and community organizations, several goals and initiatives were developed to tackle these issues.

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Boulder, CO’s Approach to Urban Wildlife Management

The City of Boulder developed an Urban Wildlife Management Plan to address various conflicts between humans and local wildlife.  This webpage provides an example of a successful approach to urban wildlife management for other communities to review and potentially adapt and implement.

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Urban Wildlife

The US Forest Service studies urbanization strategies that can prevent habitat loss and fragmentation for local wildlife.  This page includes current research as well as contact information for Forest Service wildlife and urban research experts.

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  • Resource Types:
  • Case Studies and Developed Plans
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Champion It
  • Explore It
  • Plan It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Build Partnerships
  • Gather Data
  • Publisher(s):
  • The Conservation Fund