Forest Park Walk North Carolina

Today’s Challenges Call for Conservation Opportunities to be Expanded Not Limited

Source: The Telegraph (December 21, 2018) On Election Day, Georgians overwhelmingly approved Amendment 1, also known as the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment, which is expected to generate more than $20 million annually in dedicated conservation funding. It will do so not by raising or creating any new taxes or fees, but instead by rededicating a…

5 Ways Architectural Design Is Going Green

Green Building Poised for Growth by 2021

Source: The NEWS (November 29, 2018) Overall, global green building activity continues to rise, with significant increases expected in 19 countries over the next three years, according to the results of the Dodge Data & Analytics World Green Building Trends 2018 SmartMarket Report, to which the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a contributing partner. Importantly,…

A Sustainable Building surrounded by greenery

Multifamily Developers Embrace Green Building

Benefits like increased energy efficiency and cost savings, combined with heightened resident demand for sustainable features, are driving multifamily developers to go green. Source: Multi-Housing News (May 2, 2018) – Alongside the development boom that Marcus & Millichap estimates will add 335,000 new multifamily units to the nation’s inventory this year, another phenomenon is emerging.…

What Makes Greenville, SC a Best Place to Live

One of the best travel destinations in the world is just a two-hour drive from Atlanta

Feb. 20, 2018 –There are lots of “villes” attracting travelers from across the world these days. There’s Tennessee’s Nashville, aka Music City, North Carolina’s mountainous arts district Asheville, but there’s one other ville that is climbing the ranks. (Hint: It’s not the other little-known “ville” in Tennessee, Greeneville, spelled with that awkward fourth “e.”) “Yeah, that…

Private conservation might be the future hero for endangered species

The Essential Role Of Eco-Capitalism In Saving The Best That Remains

Greater Yellowstone’s rich tapestry will be won – or lost – based on what businesspeople do next. While I was researching my book on Greater Yellowstone media pioneer turned bison rancher Ted Turner (Last Stand: Ted Turner’s Quest to Save a Troubled Planet), my thinking about landscape-level conservation began to shift, particularly in pondering the…