South Works back on the market Chicago Tribune (8/1) Looking for some beachfront property close to the Loop? South Works, a massive, long-vacant U.S. Steel site along Lake Michigan in Chicago, Ill., is back on the market.
Ohio expands water quality monitoring WKSU – Kent, OH (7/13) Scientists from Ohio State and several conservation agencies have launched a pilot project to work with group-owned ponds and small lakes to help provide water quality monitoring services.
American Planning Association The APA and its professional institute, the American Institute of Certified Planners, are organized to advance the art and science of planning and to foster the activity of planning at the local, regional, state and national levels.
Canadian Institute of Planners The Canadian Institute of Planners has been dedicated to the advancement of responsible planning throughout Canada since 1919.
Geographic Information Systems Advisory Services Program University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute Provides assistance on the application of computer-based GIS. Stimulated by recent state legislation, all 72 Wisconsin counties, plus many cities, villages and townships, are actively pursuing the modernization of their land records.
Planning Assistance to States (Section 22 of WRDA 1974) In 1974, Congress provided the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers a general authority to provide assistance to states in the planning for the development, utilization, and conservation of water and related land resources. Recent amendments have expanded this assistance to ecosystem planning.
Planning Commissioners Journal This quarterly publication designed for citizen planners covers a wide range of planning issues, media relations, creating a comprehensive plan, conflicts of interest & ex-parte communications, running an effective meeting and developing good staff-commissioner relations.