This guide has been written for elected officials, planning commissioners, planners, attorneys and community members who are interested in protecting California’s farmland. The guide’s focus is how to conserve farmland. What strategies are available to local government? What are their potential benefits and pitfalls? How are such programs funded?
Farmland Protection Action Guide: 24 Strategies for California
Charles Summerell, JoAnne Speers, Caitlin Dyckman, Armand Feliciano, Del Deletesky and Cathy Lemp
Sacramento, CA: Institute for Local Self Government
April 01, 2002
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