resources

SITE PLAN & SPECIAL PERMIT SUBMISSION – MAY 21, 2014

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FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT - SEPTEMBER 16, 2013

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FASNY Site Plan Presentation to Common Council - July 7, 2014

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DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT – August 6, 2012

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CONSERVANCY MASTER PLAN – March 28, 2012

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OPEN SPACE, TRAILS, & HOME VALUES

Journal of Contemporary Economic Policy
"The Effect of Open Spaces on a Home's Sale Price" (pdf)

New York Times
"Wildlife Refuges Raise Property Values, Study Shows" (pdf)

New York Times
"From Kitchen to the Wild in 30 Seconds" (pdf)

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
"Trails and Economic Development" (pdf)


greens to green

All articles posted as PDFs

The Wall Street Journal
"Fore Sale - The Golf Housing Bust"

The Trust for Public Land
"Fairways Under Fire"

The Globe & Mail
"Putting Greens to Green Space?"

The Rye Record
"Rye Golf's Business Model in the Rough"

NPR
"Finding New Uses For Troubled Golf Courses"

AARP Bulletin
"New Lives for Old Golf Courses"

Forest Beach Migratory Preserve:
A Case Study for Converting a Golf Course into a Nature Preserve

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Plan

Beyond Pesticides
Golf, Pesticides and Organic Practices

Attorney General of New York State
Toxic Fairways: Risking Groundwater Contamination from Pesticides on Long Island Golf Courses



TRAFFIC


FASNY Traffic Plan: Case Study of Scarsdale Middle School


BIRDS

eBird Checklist from 12/12/11 Conservancy site visit by Adam Zorn – Naturalist at Westmoreland Sanctuary (pdf)


SOILS

Grace Note from the documentary film Symphony of the Soil. Dr. Paul Hepperly of the Rodale Institute demonstrates the hydrology benefits of organic soil management practices versus compacted golf course soils.