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LPI AND NETWORKS NORTHWEST RELEASE A SEASONAL POPULATION ANALYSIS OF NORTHWEST MICHIGAN

Study quantifies monthly distribution of residential and visitor populations in 10 Northwest Michigan counties, including Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee and Wexford
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PLANNING & ZONING CENTER AT MSU AUTHORS GUIDEBOOK ON COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

The Guidebook explores some of the challenges associated with creating a relationship and building trust in two predominantly low-income minority neighborhoods around water quality issues in Flint, MI. The neighborhoods surround Flint Park Lake and Thread Lake
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LPI CO-HOSTS 2014 BUILT ENVIRONMENT SHOWCASE IN NOVEMBER AT MSU

Built environment industry professionals, state and national government representatives and MSU leaders will gather for the 2014 Built Environment Showcase on Friday, November 7, 2014, from 8am-5pm at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center in East Lansing.
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PROTECTING WATER QUALITY WAS FOCUS OF THE 2014 SAGINAW BAY WATERSHED CONFERENCE

More than 170 people attended the conference to learn about the breadth of research and work being done to improve water quality in the Saginaw Basin in hopes of increasing collaboration to expedite positive results
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LPI’S DR. WARBACH AUTHORS ARTICLE ON ECO DISTRICTS AND INFRASTRUCTURE

The focus of this article is on how to better grow sustainably in the future as a population, including how we address our built environment, to provide for a healthier future for our economy, people and planet
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LPI’S PZC TO OFFER MICHIGAN ZONING ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATE PROGRAM WINTER 2015

Registration is available for all new/current Zoning Administrators, and private consultants and county planners who consult with local ZAs
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LPI RELEASES STUDY OF PLACEMAKING VIEWS AND VALUES OF 11 MIDWEST CITIES

The report details the views and values of placemaking in Michigan, the Midwest and the nation, including findings from various studies on place-based development
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LPI’S DR. WARBACH ON HOW TO BETTER COMMUNICATE ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

Dr. John Warbach provides insights on climate change and how to better communicate about it from the Building Climate Solutions Conference held in January 2014
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LPI’S MARK WYCKOFF AUTHORS ARTICLE ON FOUR DIFFERENT TYPES OF PLACEMAKING

This Planning & Zoning News article delves into four types of placemaking and features examples of projects and activities in each area, as well as in-depth comparison tables and graphics to help readers select the best approach to meet their objectives.
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LPI PAYS TRIBUTE TO FORMER MSU PROFESSOR, THE LATE DR. RALEIGH BARLOWE: RELEASES FINAL BOOK HE CO-AUTHORED ON LAND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT & THE NEW ECONOMY

In his last book, Dr. Barlowe shares a lifetime of experience and teams with two co-authors to invite citizens, leaders and planners to explore new ways of thinking about land in the New Economy
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