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Study of Oregon Land Use Planning Confirms Conservation Success

September 27, 2013 - in Planning, Projects

Oregon has lost only 2 percent of its non-federal farm and forest land since state land use planning went into effect in 1974 largely to preserve those lands. A new report by the Oregon Department of Forestry and U.S. Forest Service found that forest and farm…

Drawing, Role-Playing and 3D Maps Improve Land Use Planning

September 5, 2013 - in Environment, Planning

Jean-Christophe Castella often asks Laotian villagers to play the role of developers, conservationists, investors or farmers as they huddle around a table-top…