Citizen Land Use & Watershed Growth Management Plans: How to Draft a Plan that Accommodates Reasonable Growth Without Jeopardizing Quality of Life or Aquatic Resource Health & Get the Plan Adopted

Most land use plans seem designed to maximize growth regardless of the economic or environmental impact to residents.  Yet drafting a citizen based plan can be a highly effective way of mobilizing the public support and political clout needed to shift growth in ways that preserve and enhance quality of life as well as aquatic resource health.  We’ll present examples of citizen generated plans that have effectively guided growth for more than four decades despite extreme developer pressure to abandon the plan.

Workshop leader:  Richard Klein of Community and Environmental Defense Services

This workshop is limited to ten people and will be held in northern Baltimore County, MD.  The fee for each workshop is $50 per person.  To register go to:  After we receive your registration we’ll send you details.  For further information contact Richard Klein at 410-654-3021 or


Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm