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Campaign for Sensible Growth
Coalition of government, civic, and business leaders in northeastern Illinois. Presents information on the campaign, news, and resources.

Environmental Protection Agency: Smart Growth
Includes introduction and detailed information on smart growth, plus news, publications, and policies.

Moving Sustainable Development from Theory to Practice in the U.S.
A quick-study outline of sustainable development for planners and policy-makers, with extensive web references for more in-depth information on each topic. Written by Beryl Magilavy, past director of San Francisco's Department of the Environment.

National Town Builders Association
Serves builders and developers in an effort to build traditional neighborhoods and town centers though smart growth principles.

Preservation Institute
Information and resources about alternatives to dehumanizing modern trends on social and environmental quality.

Save Our Land, Save Our Towns Inc.
Charitable corporation promotes changes in attitudes and policies that promote suburban sprawl.

Scenic America
Information and resources from an advocacy organization that wants to protect the scenic qualities of communities and roadways.

Sierra Club: Stopping Sprawl
The Challenge to the Sprawl Campaign works to fight poorly planned runaway development and promotes smart growth communities.

Smart Growth America
Nationwide coalition promoting a better way to grow; one that protects farmland and open space, revitalizes neighborhoods, keeps housing affordable, preserves scenic and historic resources, and makes communities more livable.

Smart Growth BC
A non-profit society that works to limit sprawl in British Columbia. Includes case studies, examples and local news.

Sprawl Watch
Clearinghouse with news, information and resource links about land-use, community planning and preservation.

The Funders' Network
A resource for foundations, nonprofit organizations, and other partners working to solve the problems created by suburban sprawl and urban disinvestment.

Wikipedia: Urban Sprawl
Publicly-editable encyclopedia entry supplies examples and arguments for and against sprawl.