Citizens Against Repressive Zoning
Jack Down, Ph.D.
(One of the most helpful anti-zoning organizations in the country)
Michigan Model Conservation Easement (March 2003)
This model document, which was provided by Rachel Thomas as
a form used by the State of Michigan, contains typical clauses
demonstrating the danger of conservation easements.
Biosphere Reserves in
University of Michigan Biological Station
Interactive map of Unesco biosphere reserves in the
U.S. and the world
Wave of UNESCO World Heritage Sites Proposed" - By Carol
W. LaGrasse (PRFA Position Brief, June 2007)
This spring, the National Park Service announced that 36 locations
in the United States have been proposed for UNESCO World Heritage
Sites, adding to the twenty that already are designated in this
country. Such international recognition potentially threatens
private property rights because preservationists could exploit
the designation to stop the use of land in the region just beyond
a site's borders.
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Reserves & World Heritage Sites
- Death by Zoning - by
Jack Down, President of Citizens Against Repressive Zoning (C.A.R.Z.)
(February 4, 2002)
Jack Down's moving summary of the roster
of people killed in recent years because of zoning enforcement.
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& Building CodesNat'l