This is a link to the website, Learning For Sustainability, materials on "Community Resilience and Adaptation. The website is a great resource for information on building "Resilient Communities." Here is an excerpt from the material:
This is a link to the APA website materials on sustainable communities, and an excerpt that refers to a downloadable report on initiatives:
The Sustainable Loomis working group has formulated recommendations to the Loomis Town Council for approval at the upcoming November 8, 2011 Town Council Meeting at the Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road. The meeting starts at 7:30pm. Public comment would be welcome on these recommendations at that time. A copy of the recommendations is attached.
[This is a summary list of key PlacerSustain initiatives that are being pursued by PlacerSustain members that we anticipate in 2012. Let us know if you have other areas of interest you would like to pursue. Our "initiatives" are simply members who are working together to accomplish their mutual goals. If you want an initiative that isn't on this list, you get to create it--we have volunteers who are willing to help.
PLACESUSTAIN INITIATIVES 2011