Here are suggested sources for more information on regional planning, forests and water:
- The Highlands: Critical Resources, Treasured Landscapes, edited by Prof. Richard Lathrop (Rutgers University). Rutgers University Press (2011).
- Regional Planning for a Sustainable America, edited with an introduction and conclusion by Carleton Montgomery (executive director of Pinelands Preservation Alliance), Rutgers University Press (2011). The web site www.regionalplans.org complements the book and offers the book for sale, with proceeds supporting the Pinelands Preservation Alliance.
Forests and Water
- Forests, Water and People: Drinking water supply and forest lands in the Northeast and Midwest United States, by Barnes, M.C., A.H. Todd, R.W. Lilja, and P.K. Barten. 2009. United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry (2009).
- The Nature and Value of Ecosystem Services: An Overview Highlighting Hydrologic Services, by Brauman, K.A., G.C. Daily, T. Ka’eo Duarte, and H.A. Mooney. 2007. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 32:67-98.
- Running Pure: The importance of forest protected areas to drinking water, by Dudley, N. and S. Stolton. World Bank/World Wildlife Fund Alliance for Forest Conservation and Sustainable Use (2003).
- Protecting the Source: Land Conservation and the Future of America’s Drinking Water, by Ernst, C. The Trust for Public Land and the American Water Works Association (2004).
- NYC Green Infrastructure Plan, New York City. 2010.
- Rooftops to Rivers: Green Strategies for Controlling Stormwater and Combined Sewer Outfalls. NRDC (2006).
- Philadelphia Green Stormwater Infrastructure Project web site.
- USEPA Green Infrastructure web site.