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Managing Urban Sprawl and Land Conversion in the Chicago Region

Project Period:

14 months 1996-08-01 - 1997-08-01

Principal Investigator:

Ann Sorensen, CAE; Lawrence W. Libby, CAE; Patrick Stewart, CAE; Jerry Paulson; Susan Jo Gehl , CAE

Description
Our goal was to expand and update the base of site-specific, credible information on the economic and environmental implications of fast growth and farmland conversion in the Midwest.

Outcomes
coordinated case studies; policy recommendations. This work helped convince the Bader Foundation to contribute funds that led to the establishment of AFT’s Upper Midwest Office.From Oct 1996 to Sept 1997, AFT's clipping service identified 1,031 articles

American Farmland Trust