Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Introducing Destination Conservation.

Courtesy City of Milton

Did you know Laurel Florio, a Milton resident and environmental law expert, has joined the City of Milton to help guide the city's land use plans?

Florio brings to the city decades of experience as consultant, legal counsel, land specialist and educator for a host of environmental protection organizations. Among that wealth of experience was six years as an attorney and land specialist for Memphis, Tenn.'s Ducks Unlimited, Inc. the world's leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation.

Every two weeks, Florio writes a blog for the City of Milton in which she discusses important terms and concepts for land owners who wish to conserve their property.

To read the blog, click here.

Florio joins the city's growing list of conservation efforts, including: International City and County Manager Association (ICMA) consultancy on innovative strategies for green space protection from the Leadership ICMA program; a six-month moratorium on rezoning applications across multiple residential districts in the city; and smart growth strategies like form-based coding, transfer of development rights and community-based master planning.

To contact Florio, e-mail or call 770-559-4025.

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