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Category: Conservation :: Small-Scale
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Park Hill Golf Course: Denver agrees to pay developer $6 million settlement, but land’s future still unclear 5.11.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver city officials teed up a $6 million settlement Tuesday with the buyer of Park Hill Golf Course, but the agreement doesn't resolve questions about what might happen to the land.
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Boulder County’s carbon sequestration project reports limited impact in first year 27.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
“People are going to have to be patient, it’s going to take a long time to figure this out,” said Elizabeth Black, head of the Citizen Science Soil Health Project that analyzes soil samples from all over Boulder, Larimer and Weld counties. “Climate change is really scaring people and they want a solution. When they hear about soil carbon sequestration there is this tendency for people to say this is great, farmers are going to fix this. That is not fair or realistic. Everybody has to do their part. People in cities need to figure out what they’re going to do to fix it on their end, too.”
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Policy News: October 21, 2019 21.10.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: House Natural Resources Committee Considers Bills to Boost Funding for Conservation, Create Wildlife Corridors Bill would provide $1.4 billion in dedicated funding. Congress House Science Committee advances scientific integrity legislation. Executive Branch Draft Environmental Impact Statement exempts the Tongass National Forest from 2001 Roadless Rule. Courts Federal judge blocks the implementation of ...
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Retrofitting busy highways, like U.S. Highway 285 in Colorado, to let wildlife travel safely, too 14.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
U.S. Highway 285 was once a death zone for the dwindling herds of elk and mule deer on Colorado’s Western Slope. But today it offers a lifeline, helping them travel from their summer range high in the mountains to winter foraging grounds along the Arkansas River.
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In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods 9.10.2019 WRI Stories
In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods Comments|Add Comment|PrintWaterlogged housing in Gorakhpur, India. Photo credit: Anna Brown Monsoon season has always brought torrential downpours to Gorakhpur, India, but the city has seen record-breaking rainfall in the last few years. Residents of the northern Indian city often find their streets submerged in water, their houses waterlogged. Stagnant floodwaters have made Gorakhpur a hub for diseases such as dengue fever, malaria and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Rein in Floods 9.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
Monsoon season has always brought torrential downpours to Gorakhpur, India, but the city has seen record-breaking rainfall in the last few years. Residents of the northern Indian city often find their streets submerged in water, their houses waterlogged. Stagnant floodwaters ...
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Lumber Salvaged from Baltimore’s Row Houses and City Trees Creates Jobs and Cuts Wood Waste 5.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
Baltimore, like many post-industrial cities, confronts novel challenges. Once the sixth largest city in the U.S., Baltimore’s population has contracted by more than a third, resulting from a complex suite of factors including job loss, economic decline, and discriminatory policies or housing and lending ...
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Lumber Salvaged from Baltimore’s Row Houses and City Trees Creates Jobs and Cuts Wood Waste 4.10.2019 WRI Stories
Lumber Salvaged from Baltimore’s Row Houses and City Trees Creates Jobs and Cuts Wood Waste Comments|Add Comment|PrintUrban trees in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood. Photo by Paul Gardner/Flickr Like many post-industrial cities, Baltimore faces a variety of challenges. Once the sixth largest city in the U.S., Baltimore’s population has contracted by over a third as a result of a complex suite of factors including job loss, economic decline, discriminatory housing and lending practices and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Can protecting land promote employment? 4.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
In New England, the answer is yes.
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Park Hill Golf Club: Get ready for another Denver development debate 2.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The city of Denver is ready to end the legal conflicts that have ensnared a valuable piece of property in the city's northeast. But a proposed settlement may only be the beginning of a long and contentious political fight over the future of the Park Hill Golf Club.
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A nomadic plumber found mysterious stones on his land — so he became the first person to return land to the Ute Indian Tribe 13.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Rich Snyder is the first person in recent memory to give land as a form of reparations for the Ute Indian Tribe. It cost him almost everything.
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Extreme heat is a growing business risk 13.9.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
There are 20 times more deaths caused by rising temperatures than by hurricanes. It's time to design communities with that in mind.
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Color coordinating: How urban green infrastructure can build resilience 10.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
We need to promote natural “green” infrastructure such as forests, wetlands, and urban green spaces that can reduce risks from natural disasters.
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Developer sets sights on huge swath of scenic metro Denver farmland 9.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Neighbors are raising alarm over a development proposal for a 150-acre farm in Westminster where crops have been grown for more than a century. It is one of the largest remaining plots of undeveloped property in the heart of the Denver metro area.
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'Sioux Chef' eatery, historic mills to anchor new Mpls. riverfront project 28.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A $30 million revitalization project on the Mississippi River will surface long-buried relics of the city’s milling history, host a new Native American restaurant and add park space near the Stone Arch Bridge.
Demolition of 1888 Lakewood farm is sought to make way for new homes 26.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
Homebuilder Richmond American Homes wants to put 77 single-family houses on the 11-acre Schnell Farm site at the southeast corner of the Bear Creek Greenbelt.
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L.A. Walks: Limekiln Canyon Park is an unexpected, shady oasis 9.8.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

This ramble in Northridge is shady, lush and likely to have running water much of the year.

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A global guide to 'restoration hotspots' for tropical rainforests 2.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The five countries with the largest potential are Brazil, Indonesia, India, Madagascar and Colombia.
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California farmers are planting solar panels as water supplies dry up 31.7.2019 LA Times: Environment

Clean energy projects in the Central Valley could help California hit its climate change goals.

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Former Park Hill Golf Course property sells for $24 million; buyer plans development 12.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A $24 million sale of the 155-acre former Park Hill Golf Course property was announced Thursday and the Denver-based investment firm buying the land said housing, recreation and open space are among development options for the controversial parcel.
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