Conservation Planning Tools Assessment

Conference Session

"Planners and Conservation Biologists"

APA National Planning Conference • April 17, 2012

During the 2012 National Planning Conference in Los Angeles, an education session was held to share the results of the survey and hear from planners and conservation biologists about their work in open space conservation and habitat protection. That session is posted in sections below.


Susan Stein, USDA Forest Service

Guidelines and Incentives for Conservation Design in Local Development Regulations

Sarah Reed, Department of Fish, Wildlife & Conservation Biology, Colorado State University

Analysis of Assessment Results

Ryan Scherzinger, APA

Analysis of Tools

Don Lipscomb, Clemson University

Planner's Perspective

Rick Pruetz, FAICP, Author of Lasting Value: Open Space Planning & Preservation Successes