“Green Infrastructure Supports Resilient Communities”
February 27, 2015
Many of the communities we live in strive to provide a clean environment to their citizens including clean water, green recreation areas and parks, agricultural fields and tree-lined commercial areas. Green infrastructure – a natural approach to managing rainfall with trees, rain gardens, wetlands and other natural areas can protect our water quality while also providing green space which attracts residents, visitors and commercial businesses.
Municipal Budgets and Comprehensive Plans -- What's the relationship?
February 15, 2015
How can municipal budgets be used to advance implementation of a municipal comprehensive plan? A Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension aimed at answering that question, and others.
Urban Blight in Pennsylvania
February 3, 2015
If we consider fighting blight we all win!
January 23, 2015
As I read and listen to local, state and national news, I’m reminded of how often change occurs in our communities.
Co-housing for all generations
January 14, 2015
Population appears to be shifting toward urban areas where public transportation, stores, and social opportunities are readily available. Younger people, mostly Gen X's and Millennials, are leading the charge. However, leading edge Boomers are joining the move too as they retire and open a new chapter in life. Is co-housing part of the solution?