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downtown Marion


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We are constantly coming across links that we find valuable.  Here

are some helpful links we've discovered, but we are always adding to the site, so check back often.  Please let us know if you have other links you think would be relevant to list.


New Rules Project: Designing Rules As If Community Matters

Community and Environmental Defense Services  Working to preserve

quality of life for both existing and future residents. Download their free book,

How To Win Land Development Issues

Community Rights Council: Taking Back Community Rights

Southern Environmental Law Center: Champions for Conservation

The Canary Coalition   A Grassroots Clean Air Movement

Clean Water for NC  Working With Communities for Clean, Safe Places to Live, Work & Play

Big Box Toolkit: Countering Mega-Retailers - Rebuilding Local Business

Institute for Local Self-Reliance - Offering environmentally sound

economic development strategies since 1974

WNC-SOS - A Landslide Advisory for buyers of mountain property

Independent America: The Two-Lane Search for Mom & Pop here

The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund

Smart Communities Network: Creating Energy Smart Communities. (Be sure to visit their 'Site Index' page for details of what they offer.)

Scenic America  Change is inevitable. Ugliness is not.

The Trust for Public Land  Conserving Land for People

 Million Acre Initiative  A program of NCDENR to preserve land in NC

  Land for Tomorrow   Saving the Goodliest Lands

  Asheville PARC   People Advocating Real Conservancy

Save Chimney Rock Park - UPDATE -The Park was saved!

Appalachian Voices  Bringing People Together to Protect Our Mountain Heritage

End Mountainop Removal  Action and Resource Center

Southwings  Aerial education to enhance conservation efforts

North Carolina League of Municipalities  A nonpartisan federation of North Carolina's cities, towns and villages that works with local governments. They advocate for municipalities on the state and federal level.