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Open Space & Offsetting Carbon Emissions Case Stories


Cities and counties are leading by example and undertaking a range of activities to create more sustainable communities.  These case stories review different local agencies’ experiences related to open space and offsetting carbon emissions.

Each story includes lessons learned, links to additional resources and can serve as examples other agencies may consider and adapt to meet their communities’ unique circumstances.

Case Story
Courtesy City of Hughson

The Little City of Hughson Makes a Big Statement in the Central Valley

The City of Hughson is taking dramatic steps to secure a future of sustainable economic prosperity by building upon the key component of its local economy – agriculture.  Read the case story for more.


Successful Local Farmland Conservation: California Case Studies

These case studies were developed by the American Farmland Trust and showcase some of the most successful and promising local farmland conservation programs in California.

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