||Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. The Economic Value of Quality of Life -- The Changing Global Economy / Ray Rasker. How Can Gateway Communities Enhance Quality of Life? -- Ch. 3. Tourism: Bane or Boon? Weighing Tourism as an Option -- The Economic Impact of Wildlife Habitat -- The Economic Impact of Historic Preservation -- The Economic Benefits of Protecting Battlefields -- The Economic Benefits of Greenways -- Ch. 4. The Secrets of Successful Communities. Develop a Widely Shared Vision. Create an Inventory of Local Resources. Build on Local Assets. Minimize the Need for Regulations -- Conservation Easements. Meet the Needs of Both Landowner and Community. Team Up with Public Land Managers -- Tips for Park and Refuge Managers. Recognize the Role of Nongovernmental Organizations. Provide Opportunities for Leaders to Step Forward. Pay Attention to Aesthetics -- Ch. 5. Conclusion.
||Balancing Nature and Commerce in Gateway Communities provides lessons in how to preserve the character and integrity of communities and landscapes without sacrificing local economic well-being. The authors describe economic development strategies, land-use planning processes, and conservation tools that communities from all over the country have found effective.
|General note||"The Conservation Fund and the Sonoran Institute."|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-151) and index.|
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|Issued in other form||Print version: Howe, Jim, 1961- Balancing nature and commerce in gateway communities. Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1997 1559635452 9781559635455|
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