The facts and figures that we’ve shown in the green boxes on this web site are from the following sources. We encourage you to read these publications to find out more.
1. Ewing, R., J. Kostyack, D. Chen, B. Stein, and M. Ernst. Endangered by Sprawl: How Runaway Development Threatens America’s Wildlife. National Wildlife Federation, Smart Growth America, and NatureServe. Washington, D.C., January 2005. http://www.nwf.org/wildlife/pdfs/EndangeredbySprawl.pdf
2. Property Values, The Trust for Public Land, citing Fausold, Charles J. and Robert J. Lillieholm. 1996. “The Economic Value of Open Space: A Review and Synthesis.” Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Research Paper. http://www.tpl.org/tier3_cd.cfm?content_item_id=1079&folder_id=726