Lakeshore zoning has heterogeneous ecological effects: an application of a coupled economic-ecological model.

@article{Butsic2010LakeshoreZH,
  title={Lakeshore zoning has heterogeneous ecological effects: an application of a coupled economic-ecological model.},
  author={Van Butsic and D. J. H. Lewis and Volker C. Radeloff},
  journal={Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={867-79}
}
Housing growth has been widely shown to be negatively correlated with wildlife populations, avian richness, anadromous fish, and exotic invasion. Zoning is the most frequently used public policy to manage housing development and is often motivated by a desire to protect the environment. Zoning is also pervasive, taking place in all 50 states. One relevant question that has received little research concerns the effectiveness of zoning to meet ecological goals. In this paper, we examined whether… CONTINUE READING

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