Wednesday, March 12, 2014
For those in the Mountain West like me, the place to be this week will be Denver for the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute's annual conference, which this year is entitled Moving Beyond Recession: What Next?. See the program here.
I will be presenting at the conference on Friday at 1:15 on a panel called Planning in the Wild West: Why Is It So Hard?. My co-presenters will be the fabulous Angie Rutherford (Sonoran Institute) and Anna Trentadue (Valley Advocates for Responsible Growth). Here is the blurb for our event:
Planning in the Wild West brings out debates based on raw emotion and talk of freedoms and rights. Sometimes, factual information that could inform planning decisions is ignored because of factors that have nothing to do with planning. However, these factors must be addressed to make progress and get meaningful public engagement. Language, culture, perceptions, and trust can often be more important than the message when talking about things like property rights. This session will look at the lessons learned in Teton County and share some hard-earned pearls of wisdom for planners working throughout the emotionally-heated debates of the West.
Stop by and see us if you are there.
Stephen R. Miller
This blog is an Amazon affiliate. Help support Land Use Prof Blog by making purchases through Amazon links on this site at no cost to you.
- Stephen R. Miller on Why are building inspectors so often on the take?
- Josh Hightree on What makes people leave rural areas, and what makes them stay
- Jessica Shoemaker on What makes people leave rural areas, and what makes them stay
- Jamie Baker Roskie on Why are building inspectors so often on the take?
- Stephen R. Miller on What makes people leave rural areas, and what makes them stay
- March 4-6: Stanford 2015 Rural West Conference: Preservation and Transformation: The Future of the Rural West
- March 3 - J.B. Ruhl to deliver Boehl Distinguished Lecture in Land Use Policy at U Louisville Law
- Is this blog post "advertising"? California's bar proposes bright-line rule for regulating attorney blogs
- Two upcoming RMMLF events: 61st Annual Institute (July 16-18 in Anchorage) and 17th Institute for Natural Resources Law Teachers (May 27-29 at Utah Law)
- First Principles for Regulating the Sharing Economy