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Title: Toward a state landscape policy: incremental planning and management in Vermont

Author: Lapping, Mark B.;

Date: 1979

Source: In: Elsner, Gary H., and Richard C. Smardon, technical coordinators. 1979. Proceedings of our national landscape: a conference on applied techniques for analysis and management of the visual resource [Incline Village, Nev., April 23-25, 1979]. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-35. Berkeley, CA. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn., Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture: p. 462-469

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: The issue of landscape management and enhancement has been of deep concern to Vermonters for many decades. This concern, which has been institutionalized through specific policies, stems from the dual desire to maintain the unique attractiveness of rural Vermont and the need to preserve and enhance a landscape which is basic to a huge recreational and tourist industry. From a planning theory perspective, this has taken place over a period of years, through a discrete number of policy and managerial judgments and in a generally incremental fashion. Yet today, Vermont has created as comprehensive a landscape quality management policy as has any state in the nation.

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Lapping, Mark B. 1979. Toward a state landscape policy: incremental planning and management in Vermont. In: Elsner, Gary H., and Richard C. Smardon, technical coordinators. 1979. Proceedings of our national landscape: a conference on applied techniques for analysis and management of the visual resource [Incline Village, Nev., April 23-25, 1979]. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-35. Berkeley, CA. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn., Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture: p. 462-469

 


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