This course will take approximately 6 hours to complete. You can complete this course at your own pace. Your progress in the course will be saved if you exit AgriLife Learn.
After you finish this course, you will be able to:
- Recognize ways to implement resilient natural resource planning into land and community planning decisions to make communities more resilient;
- Articulate your roles and responsibilities more clearly when it comes to making land use determinations;
- Outline useful tools, educational resources, and similar regional efforts that can be applied for positive land-use decisions at the local level; and
- Identify and prioritize areas in the community that can be utilized for open space preservation, green infrastructure, elevation, or buyout-related activities.
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