Smart growth alabama
Download
1 / 16

SMART GROWTH ALABAMA - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 139 Views
  • Updated On :

SMART GROWTH ALABAMA. A two hour overview for the: Alabama League of Municipalities November 21, 2002. Jacksonville State University . Director, Environmental Policy and Information Center Director, JSU Field Schools Chairman, Chief Ladiga Trail Board Chairman, ACEI, AGIC and AMTC

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'SMART GROWTH ALABAMA' - paul


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Smart growth alabama l.jpg
SMART GROWTH ALABAMA

A two hour overview for the:

Alabama League of Municipalities

November 21, 2002


Jacksonville state university l.jpg
Jacksonville State University

  • Director, Environmental Policy and Information Center

  • Director, JSU Field Schools

  • Chairman, Chief Ladiga Trail Board

  • Chairman, ACEI, AGIC and AMTC

  • Board Member: FW, TNC, JPA


The speakers l.jpg
The Speakers

  • Pete Conroy - Overview and Ecotourism

  • Katherine Ennis - APA and a National View

  • Andrew Gerachis – Alabama Main Steet

  • Phillip Wiedmeyer - Brownfields

  • Steve McKinney – Mapping Your Future

  • Paul Kennedy – Agricultural Sustainability


What s it called l.jpg
WHAT’S IT CALLED?

  • SMART GROWTH

  • SUSTAINED GROWTH

  • SUSTAINABLE DEVELPOMENT

  • LONG RANGE PLANING

  • GROWTH MANAGEMENT

  • COMMUNITY SUCCESS


What s it about l.jpg
WHAT’S IT ABOUT ?

  • “Excessive government and limitless regulation.”

  • “An intellectual disease that is sweeping the country.”


What s it really about l.jpg
WHAT’S IT REALLY ABOUT?

  • A reinvestment in our cities.

  • A concerted effort to avoid an abandonment of developed infrastructure.

  • A renewed effort to protect the special places, like the farmland and forests that we all hold dear.


The basic premise l.jpg
THE BASIC PREMISE?

GROWTH IS BOTH DESIREABLE AND INEVITABLE


Another basic premise l.jpg
ANOTHER BASIC PREMISE?

  • SOME PLACES ARE GROWING TOO MUCH .

  • OTHER PLACES AREN’T GROWING ENOUGH!


What s it really about9 l.jpg
WHAT’S IT REALLY ABOUT?

  • Increasing Transportation Choices

  • Increasing Housing Choices

  • Improving Health and Quality of Life

  • Limiting Sprawl

  • Revitalizing Communities

  • Using Common Sense


Ecotourism l.jpg
ECOTOURISM

Alabama’s #2 top industry?

TOURISM


Ecotourism11 l.jpg

Annual Economic benefit of:

Anniston Museum of Natural History?

Weiss Lake

$6-7 MILLION

$201 MILLION

ECOTOURISM


Ecotourism12 l.jpg

Annual economic benefit of:

Bird Watchers?

Wildlife Watchers?

Outdoor Recreation?

$6-7 BILLION

$20 BILLION

$75 BILLION

ECOTOURISM


Alabama is the place l.jpg
ALABAMA IS THE PLACE!

  • TOP IN BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

  • TOP IN GEOPYSICAL DIVERSITY


Northeast alabama progress l.jpg
NORTHEAST ALABAMA PROGRESS

  • Little River Canyon National Preserve

  • Weiss Lake

  • Dugger Mountain Wilderness

  • Talladega National Forest

  • Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge

  • Cheaha Wilderness

  • Scenic Byway, Pinhoti and CLT


Some history l.jpg
Some History…

  • 2000 - Governor’s Conference on

    Smart Growth and Ecotourism

  • 2002 – Governor’s Conference on Smart Growth and Brownfields Redevelopment

  • 2003 – Governor’s Conference on

    Smart Growth and ???


Contact information l.jpg
Contact Information:

  • www.jsu.edu/depart/epic/

  • JSU # 256-782-8010


ad