Community-Based Conservation in Tucson's Rincon Heights Neighborhood
By Joe Silins

A grassroots approach in Rincon Heights is a model for successfully integrating green infrastructure into neighborhoods. Read the Planning Practice Feature.


Advancing Sustainability by Considering the Interrelatedness of Settlement Functions
By Jerry Weitz, FAICP

A continuous improvement of management practices and keen attention to interrelationships must define our approach to sustainability, the editor urges. Read From the Editor.


Communitywide Water Conservation in Pima County
By Greg Saxe

A water resources planner reviews water policy and regulations in Pima County and the City of Tucson. Read the Special Feature.


Sustainability Requires Avoiding Unintended Consequences
By Ray Quay, FAICP

Phoenix is rethinking its water conservation policy. Read the Special Feature.


Planning for Protection of Kentucky's Dry Run Watershed
By Brian Shorkey, AICP

Planning, engineering, and GIS staff with a consultant produced a computer model to evaluate Best Management Practices (BMPs) and land-use changes in an entire watershed.



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Increasingly sophisticated technologiescan increase our technical understanding of the relationship between land development and water quality.

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Seattle Major Institution Master Plans: Tips for Responsible Urban Stewardship
By Vincent Vergel de Dios, AICP

A seasoned urban designer shares lessons of successful medical master planning practice. Read Planning Essentials.