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Environmental Simulation Center - Decision Support Tools and Applications

The Environmental Simulation Center offers the application of multidimensional, digital, place-based decision-support software such as GIS and Community Viz in creating interactive visualizations of cities, towns, and landscapes.

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resources
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Smart Growth Online

The Smart Growth Network’s online database of relevant news, events, resources and funding information relating to sensible and livable development in small towns, urban centers, suburbs, and wilderness areas.

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resources
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Website
Keyword(s):
economic development,
historic preservation,
housing,
scenario planning,
transportation

California Land Use Planning Information Network (LUPIN)

This online information network organizes services, legal and technical data such as maps and photos, organizations, and articles relating both to Californian and national land use and environmental planning issues and initiatives.

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resources
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Database,
Website
Keyword(s):
conservation and natural resources,
data analysis & collection,
indicators & monitoring,
scenario planning,
values-based planning

Big Box Tool Kit

A guide to preventing big-box development and invigorating local businesses and a strong local economy, the Big Box Tool Kit provides concrete advice, information, and a place for groups fighting big-box development to connect.

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resources
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Website
Keyword(s):
community character & design,
economic development,
historic preservation,
implementation,
values-based planning

Interactions Magazine

"interactions is a magazine intended for professionals interested in the connections between experiences, people and technology."

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resources
Resource Type:
Publication
Keyword(s):
data analysis & collection,
facilitation & dialogue,
public participation & outreach

NCDD Resource Center

The National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation (NCDD) began in 2003 to create and organize a database of resources and tools of various practitioners in the field of dialogue and deliberation. Over 2,000 resources are summarized with web links.

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resources
Resource Type:
Database
Keyword(s):
decision-making,
diversity,
facilitation & dialogue,
public participation & outreach

Terrain.org

Published twice annually, this online journal of the built and natural environments features literary, technical, journalistic and artistic works of varying styles surveying planning issues, ecology, and other issues relating to land and landscapes.

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resources
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Publication,
Website
Keyword(s):
conservation and natural resources,
storytelling,
values-based planning

Community Decision-Making Toolkit (Canada's Rural Partnership)

A collection of tools and methods helpful in consensus-building and decision-making processes—-especially in rural communities—-this toolkit is continuously updated with case studies and recommendations submitted by real Canadian communities.

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resources
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Website
Keyword(s):
decision-making,
facilitation & dialogue,
public participation & outreach

YES! Magazine

YES! Magazine is a non-profit publication highlighting diverse forms of activism and encouraging solutions-oriented dialogue across the globe on topics relating to justice and sustainability in politics, the environment, social and cultural issues.

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resources
Resource Type:
Publication,
Website
Keyword(s):
economic development,
environmental sustainability,
government,
public participation & outreach,
youth

GOOD

GOOD produces an online and print magazine, videos, and an interactive website for the general public with content about success stories and innovative ideas on a wide range of social issues.

Content type:
resources
Resource Type:
Publication,
Website
Keyword(s):
conservation and natural resources,
economic development,
environmental sustainability,
government,
housing,
public participation & outreach,
transportation,
youth