Integrating natural resources into a development can increase its market value, enhance the quality of life for those who live, work or shop in the development, and contribute to the long term sustainability of the environment, on which our welfare, and that of future generations depends.

Housing is the dominant urban land use, typically accounting for 40 or more percent of the developed land in an urban area. It warrants particular attention for those who want to integrate natural resources into development. Streets and rights of way typically account for 20 percent or more of the developed land in an urban area or development. The proper sizing and design of these corridors also warrant close attention. The principles which apply to these land uses are applicable to commercial, industrial, institutional, and even recreational uses as well.”


Ken Notes: We should work more with the development / landscape communities to create envrio friendly landscapes...

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