As America turns inward to develop energy sources and extract natural resources for local production, communities are facing major issues, including economic, environmental, housing, and social challenges. How are communities planning for this new era of resource extraction and how are they responding to new pressures on local resources? Examine the issue from multiple perspectives and examine innovative solutions.
Earn 1.5 AICP CM
Please RSVP to Alan Bean at 989-921-5522 by Friday, February 8, 2013.
Whether it is microbreweries or food trucks, home businesses or temporary markets, new commercial activities, new impacts, and new uses present challenges. Consider the legal, social, cultural, economic, and spatial dimensions of this of this topic. Hear how these businesses have impacted communities of different sizes and regions. Learn how your plans and implementation tools should prepare and respond.
Earn 1.5 AICP CM
Please RSVP by Monday, January 14, 2013.
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Spicer Group, Inc.
Engineers | Surveyors | Planners
230 South Washington Avenue
Saginaw, MI 48607
Spicer Group is a specialized consulting firm that provides engineering, surveying, planning, landscape architecture, and architectural services to municipal clients.
Spicer Group is based out of Saginaw, Michigan, and has offices in St. Johns, Dundee, and Manistee.
The Planning Services area has been a strong component of Spicer Group for over 20 years. Our national and state award-winning planning professionals prepare zoning ordinances, master plans, recreation plans, and grant applications for communities throughout Michigan
Time lapse of wind turbine construction at Tuscola Bay Wind Farm
Tuscola Bay Wind Farm construction, September 2012. 75 wind turbines located in Saginaw and Tuscola Counties, Michigan.
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