Once upon a time trees and meadows in charming towns were cleared and mass graded for subdivisions. Every day people saw their favorite lands destroyed. One day citizens learned about a better way to create neighborhoods.
Because of that, people in these towns preserved home values and economic prosperity by protecting natural resources. Because of that, town leaders learned this new design method. Until finally they realized that this better way of creating neighborhoods became so amazing that the citizens wondered why they had waited so long. Learn more
TREES? WHO CARES?
Trees matter only if you like to breathe. Trees filter the air you breathe and the water you drink. Trees attract people who spend money to your community.
When a developer clear-cuts an entire parcel, not only is that short-sighted, unsustainable, and wasteful, but unnecessary. Learn more
DID YOU KNOW?
We've lost 90% of our Monarch Butterflies, and a huge amount of Honey Bees, in large part due to over development and poorly planned development. Fireflies are close behind. The good news? You have choices. Learn more
Annually, three million acres of natural lands are developed in the USA.