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The Getting To Smart Growth guide describes concrete techniques for putting the 10 smart growth principles into practice.
Green infrastructure describes natural resource management interventions that use vegetation, soils, and natural processes to manage water and create healthier environments.
The US EPA’s Smart Growth and Climate Change website provides extensive research at the intersection of climate change and land use/development. This website provides links both to EPA and outside resources that can help communities direct future development in ways that preserve open space, create livable neighborhoods, and minimize greenhouse gas emissions
The US EPA’s Smart Growth and Water Publications offers tools and publications for communities addressing climate change.
Smart Growth for Coastal & Waterfront Communities includes an overview of the unique development challenges and opportunities along the water and provides specific approaches to development that include a description of the issues, tools and techniques, and case studies.
The US EPA’s Smart Growth Technical Assistance program offers a variety of technical assistance programs and tools to help communities learn about and implement smart growth. Several of these programs are available to communities developing policies to address climate change.
The Smart Growth Network developed a set of 10 basic principles to guide smart growth strategies that support conservation in a changing climate.