Planning for Hazards: Land Use Solutions for Colorado

Planning for Hazards: Land Use Solutions for Colorado

Tailored to land use planners, Planning for Hazards: Land Use Solutions for Colorado provides detailed information about assessing a community’s risk level to hazards and describes how to implement numerous land use planning tools and strategies in a manner that reduces risk. While the guide’s examples and data sources are largely Colorado-specific, the description of tools and sample land use code language provide a good starting point for any municipality or county in the West or across the country. by Logan Sand, Recovery and Resilience Planner, Colorado Department of Local Affairs

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Minot, North Dakota: Small city, checkered past, bright future

Minot, North Dakota: Small city, checkered past, bright future

The outlook for Minot is looking brighter with planning, investment, and numerous changes in the city’s governmental structure paving the way. by Steven J. Borjeson

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Public and private agencies working together to fight the mountain pine beetle

Public and private agencies working together to fight the mountain pine beetle

A growing mountain pine beetle infestation led to a first-of-its-kind cooperative agreement between the U.S. Forest Service and Lawrence County that allowed the county to treat forest areas. by Dave Heck

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