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Smart Growth and Chesapeake          Waters     Playing a very important part in             Chesapeake Bay               ...
8 Tools of Watershed Protection (CWP)• Land Use Planning Planning and  Implementation• Land Conservation• Aquatic Buffers•...
Development The Creation of Impervious SurfaceChanging the way surface water moves
Developed Areas        in 2000Developed Land    19%Farm and Forest   74%
2030, UnderCurrent Trends800,000 new acresof Land would bedeveloped, much of itin rural areas.
¼ mile                    Metro                    Station           Gallery Place1993: Vacant Lots w/Surface Parking
Town of Herndon                  Gallery Place                  Development                      Area                  130...
Separation of Community Activities: Where’s the Center in Centreville?                   shopping         office          ...
STREAMSThe Consequences of  Imperviousness
A healthy stream
Components
Yet our streams often look like this
A QUICK CASE STUDY –TYSONS CORNER, VIRGINIA
green network design
We need to provide incentives and rewards      for good land use decisions.
Smart Growth Strategies- Stella Koch
Smart Growth Strategies- Stella Koch
Smart Growth Strategies- Stella Koch
Smart Growth Strategies- Stella Koch
Smart Growth Strategies- Stella Koch
Smart Growth Strategies- Stella Koch
Smart Growth Strategies- Stella Koch
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Smart Growth Strategies- Stella Koch

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Presentation given by Stella Koch on June 4, 2012 at the Third Annual Choose Clean Water Conference.

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Smart Growth Strategies- Stella Koch

  1. 1. Smart Growth and Chesapeake Waters Playing a very important part in Chesapeake Bay restoration • Stella Koch, Audubon Naturalist Society •Mike Kane, Piedmont Environment Conservancy •Jennifer Bevan-Dangel, 1000 Friends of Maryland • Mark Bryer, The Nature Conservancy
  2. 2. 8 Tools of Watershed Protection (CWP)• Land Use Planning Planning and Implementation• Land Conservation• Aquatic Buffers• Erosion and Sediment Control• Stormwater Management• Non-stormwater Management• Watershed Stewardship Programs
  3. 3. Development The Creation of Impervious SurfaceChanging the way surface water moves
  4. 4. Developed Areas in 2000Developed Land 19%Farm and Forest 74%
  5. 5. 2030, UnderCurrent Trends800,000 new acresof Land would bedeveloped, much of itin rural areas.
  6. 6. ¼ mile Metro Station Gallery Place1993: Vacant Lots w/Surface Parking
  7. 7. Town of Herndon Gallery Place Development Area 1300 acres
  8. 8. Separation of Community Activities: Where’s the Center in Centreville? shopping office homes church homes homes
  9. 9. STREAMSThe Consequences of Imperviousness
  10. 10. A healthy stream
  11. 11. Components
  12. 12. Yet our streams often look like this
  13. 13. A QUICK CASE STUDY –TYSONS CORNER, VIRGINIA
  14. 14. green network design
  15. 15. We need to provide incentives and rewards for good land use decisions.

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