Citizen's Primer for Conservation Activism: How to Fight Development in Your Community

Kobo ebook | June 3, 2009

byJudith Perlman

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Is there anything you can do when development threatens your local forest, beach, prairie, or wetland? Yes, there is. Across America, citizen activists are fighting and winning battles against unwanted development in their own communities. To help you resist the urban sprawl and absentee landowners that can wreck small towns and cities alike, this book is a practical, hands-on guide for building a grassroots campaign to defeat undesirable development. Written by a successful activist, Citizen's Primer for Conservation Activism takes you through all the steps necessary to stop unplanned development in your community: Identifying the issues at stake Getting involved and developing leadership Devising a strategy Hiring and working with legal counsel Building coalitions and partnerships Influencing local government Conducting a media campaign Raising money Countering developer tactics Managing the whole process With the proven strategies in this easy-to-access book, you can quickly gear up to challenge unwanted development and preserve the character of your local community.

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Is there anything you can do when development threatens your local forest, beach, prairie, or wetland? Yes, there is. Across America, citizen activists are fighting and winning battles against unwanted development in their own communities. To help you resist the urban sprawl and absentee landowners that can wreck small towns and cities...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 3, 2009Publisher:University of Texas PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0292774214

ISBN - 13:9780292774216

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