TEACH Calendar of Events
What's going on in your neighborhood this month? Meet other people and learn together at recreational and educational events! Our new dynamic calendar is updated daily with current educational events.
7 | More informationOur communities will grow, and change is unstoppable. But we can either let growth proceed haphazardly, or we can plan for growth and move toward communities that are efficient, environment-friendly, and pleasant to live in or visit. This election year, citizens and politicians will start voicing their opinions on important issues, and sprawl is likely to be at the top of many peoples' list. Visit some of the following web sites and find out how you can make a difference.
Great Lakes Sustainable Land Use
American Farmland Trust
Michigan Land Use Institute
Pennsylvania Environmental Council
Sierra Club Sprawl Solutions
Sprawl Watch Clearinghouse
Sustainable Minnesota Sprawl Resources
Sprawl Report 2000. Sierra Club, 2000.
Langdon, Philip. How Portland Does It, The Atlantic Monthly. November 1992.
Lockwood, Charles. To Sprawl or Not to Sprawl, Environmental News Network. October 27, 1999.
Schneider, Keith. Michigan can learn from Ohio on ways to fight sprawl, Detroit Free Press. January 3, 1999.
Graphic: Farmland under development. Copyright Michigan Land Use Institute, photography by Patrick Owen