Balancing Nature & Commerce in Transylvania County Workshop Session 3: PA Wilds Case Study

Balancing Nature and Commerce in Transylvania County

Session 3 Resources: PA Wilds Case Study

  1. Appalachian Trail Communities: Unicoi, Tennessee

  2. “Canal Towns: An Economic and Community Development Program for Communities Along the C&O National Historical Park” (March 2011)

  3. “Connecting Communities, Tourism and Conservation” (October 2010)

  4. Douglas, Georgia Profile. South Georgia Business Magazine (December 2003)

  5. *ICMA: Read, Anna. “Asset-Based Economic Development and Building Sustainable Rural Communities, Part I: Industry and Industry Clusters”.

  6. *ICMA: Read, Anna. “Asset-based Economic Development and Building Sustainable Rural Communities, Part 2: Natural Resources and Amenities”.

  7. *ICMA: Read, Anna. “Asset-based Economic Development and Building Sustainable Rural Communities, Part 3: Existing Infrastructure, Historic and Cultural Resources”.

  8. Lambe, Will. “Small Towns – Big Ideas: Case Studies in Small-Town Community Economic Development.” University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (December 2008).

  9. “Learning to Make Choices for the Future: Connecting Public Lands, Schools and Communities through Place-based Learning and Civic Engagement.”

  10. Making An Impact: 2010 Update on the Pennsylvania Wilds Initiative.

  11. Moore, Carole. “Fighting for Survival in Small Town America: Three places have insulated themselves from down economies”. Planning Magazine (2012).

  12. Pennsylvania Wilds Design Guide: A Design Guide for Community Character Stewardship

  13. Poised for Success: Balancing Nature and Commerce in Unicoi County, Tennessee

  14. Sparta, North Carolina Profile

  15. Springuel, Natalie, et. al. “A Resource Guide for Sustainable Tourism in Down East Maine and Southwest New Brunswick.” Maine Sea Grant and Vacationland Resource Committee of Down East Resource Conservation and Development Council (April 2007).

Web Resources:

Cultural Heritage Tourism Survival Toolkit www.preservationnation.org/survival-toolkit

Vibrant Rural Communties Case Studies Series (NADO) (2012) http://www.nado.org/vibrant-rural-communities-case-study-series/

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