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Nature is Getting Meaner: Why Climate Change Capacity Building is the New Challenge for Local Managers and Administrators

Nature is Getting Meaner: Why Climate Change Capacity Building is the New Challenge for Local Managers and Administrators

A note for our readers: the views reflected by the authors do not reflect the views of ASPA. By Sara Hughes and C. Andrew Miller Nature is getting meaner. This,…

Wilderness – Five Decades of Preservation

Wilderness – Five Decades of Preservation

A note for our readers: the views reflected by the authors do not reflect the views of ASPA. By Paul J. Culhane The Wilderness Act of 1964 proclaims, “A wilderness,…

Redeveloping Brownfields Good for Environment and Economy

Redeveloping Brownfields Good for Environment and Economy

A note for our readers: the views reflected by the authors do not reflect the views of ASPA. By David Robinson Up to 450,000 environmentally contaminated Brownfield sites exist in…

WHAT IF…Public Sector Entrepreneurship was GLOBAL?

WHAT IF…Public Sector Entrepreneurship was GLOBAL?

A note for our readers: the views reflected by the authors do not reflect the views of ASPA.  By Marvin Pichla Around the globe, public administrators are networking, sharing ideas,…

The Use of Biochar in Drought, Wildfire and Climate Change Mitigation – A Field Trial in Eureka County, Nevada

The Use of Biochar in Drought, Wildfire and Climate Change Mitigation – A Field Trial in Eureka County, Nevada

A note for our readers: the views reflected by the authors do not reflect the views of ASPA.  By Frederick Steinmann In early 2014, the United States Department of Agriculture listed…

Public Resource Management and the Global Perspective

Public Resource Management and the Global Perspective

A note for our readers: the views reflected by the authors do not reflect the views of ASPA.  By Frank Woodward On June 10, 2014, President Obama signed into law…

New Vision for a New World: A Look Back at Obama’s West Point Address

New Vision for a New World: A Look Back at Obama’s West Point Address

A note for our readers: the views reflected by the authors do not reflect the views of ASPA. By Antwain Leach Last month, while delivering the commencement address to graduating…

Integrating Citizen Engagement & Smart Technology for a Sustainable City

Integrating Citizen Engagement & Smart Technology for a Sustainable City

A note for our readers: the views reflected by the authors do not reflect the views of ASPA. By Cori Burbach and Casey Muhm As cities strive to do more…

Who Is in Charge and Who Should be in Charge in Major Disasters?

Who Is in Charge and Who Should be in Charge in Major Disasters?

A note for our readers: the views reflected by the authors do not reflect the views of ASPA. By William Waugh The practice of emergency management changed when Hurricane Katrina…

Obstacles to Promoting Emergency Preparedness & Community Awareness

A note for our readers: the views reflected by the authors do not reflect the views of ASPA. *This is part one of a two-part series on the latest Federal…

Go Green or Black OUT!

Go Green or Black OUT!

A note for our readers: the views reflected by the authors do not reflect the views of ASPA. By Tosha Wilson-Davis From the cleanup of the BP oil spill, to…