StrategicConservation Planning

Green Infrastructure

By the Numbers:
Strategic Conservation Planning has performed green infrastructure activities in close to 40 states.

Strategic Conservation Planning has completed greenspace plans for three of the largest metropolitan areas in the country.
Achieving environmental and economic goals often requires solving complex problems.  Our Strategic Conservation team thinks big and offers solutions that government leaders, conservationists, and others need to create systemic and lasting change - in major cities, watersheds, and even multi-state regions.  Strategic conservation makes economic sense – establishing an environmental legacy for future generations in the most efficient and cost effective manner.  

Featured Projects

An Emerald Necklace for Los Angeles

An Emerald Necklace for Los Angeles

As one of the nation's largest metropolitan areas, the Los Angeles region should be a recognized leader in park...
Ann Arbor Greenbelt Initiative

Ann Arbor Greenbelt Initiative

For a relatively small city, Ann Arbor is a happening place—urbane and collegiate, but also earthy and unpretentious. Downtown...
Chicago Wilderness Vision

Chicago Wilderness Vision

An ambitious agenda to create a vibrant green infrastructure of protected and restored lands and waters in the four-state...

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Atlanta Green Space Assessment

Atlanta Green Space Assessment

In 2005, the City of Atlanta was losing 500 acres of open space each week to development. Historically, the...
Atlanta Parks

Atlanta Parks

Conservation efforts, especially in urban areas, often are complicated; but we’ve taken on the challenge in Atlanta with both environmental...
Baltimore County, Doing More With Less

Baltimore County, Doing More With Less

With one of the nation’s most established farmland preservation efforts, Baltimore County in 2006 reached a major milestone: preserving...
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