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Local Open Space Planning Guide

This local open space planning guide is intended to help interested local governments develop and implement local open space conservation programs. It will assist local officials, private organizations and individual citizens in preparing and implementing their own open space plans or open space components of their local comprehensive plans. The methods and suggestions in the handbook can be applied in rural communities, suburban towns or densely developed cities.

Downloadable Documents
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of State
Albany, NY: Department of Environmental Conservation
Page Numbers
Publication Date
May 01, 2007
Publication Type
Reports and Guides
et al. Author(s)
Hudson River Valley Greenway, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, and the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
New York
Conservation Easements, Conservation Subdivision, Land Use Planning, Transfer of Development Rights

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