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The Ecological Planning and Design Directory

"This site is a repository of tools and techniques for achieving sustainable development in your community, whether you act as a decision maker on behalf of local government or for commercial development. Created by the Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission (NIPC) with funding from Chicago Wilderness, the Ecological Planning and Design Directory demonstrates how interests of the public and private sectors can intersect, with opportunities for mutual benefit.

"... [a] wealth of resources that can promote innovative thinking and sound choices in the areas of:

Biodiversity and Natural Habitats

Conservation Design

Sustainable Development

Natural Landscaping

Water Resource Protection" [from website introduction]

The Ecological Planning and Design Directory

Open Space, Ordinances/Regulation, Planning, Sustainable Development
Conservation design, Conservation subdivision design, NIPC, Sustainability, Sustainable development
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