Nature Relatedness Research

What is Nature Relatedness?     Nature relatedness (NR) describes individual levels of connectedness with the natural world.  Nature relatedness is not unlike the deep ecology concept of an ecological self, the notion of a self-construal that includes the natural world.  NR is an appreciation for and understanding of our interconnectedness with all other living things…

LAND USE QUESTIONNAIRE

Engineering District _________ (The Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (Act 247 of 1968 as amended by Acts 67 and 68 of 2000), 53 P.S. §10101 et seq., requires state agencies such as the Department of Transportation to amend their permit review process. The Department of Transportation shall consider, and under certain conditions may rely upon, comprehensive…

SMART GROWTH DEVELOPMENT PLAN CITY-WIDE QUESTIONNAIRE RESULTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Smart growth is an urban planning and transportation perspective advocating long range sustainable planning and development. Its aim is to achieve a unique “sense of place” through concentrated mixed-use development, a diverse range of housing and employment choice, alternative modes of transport (transit, pedestrian and cycling), and equitable distribution of infrastructural development costs.…