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Return on Environment: The Economic Impact of Protected Open Space in Mercer County, New Jersey

January 31, 2022 / Comments Off on Return on Environment: The Economic Impact of Protected Open Space in Mercer County, New Jersey

Mercer County New Jersey’s emphasis on land preservation began over 30 years ago, resulting in a multitude of preserved parks and open spaces that reflect the diversity of Mercer County’s natural features. Protected open space provides substantial economic, environmental, and health benefits to surrounding communities, but these benefits are often overlooked or undervalued in policy debates and investment decisions. […]

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Quantifying the Impact of Completing the East Coast Greenway in the Delaware River Watershed

April 5, 2019 / Comments Off on Quantifying the Impact of Completing the East Coast Greenway in the Delaware River Watershed

ESI, in partnership with NV5, was retained by the East Coast Greenway Alliance to produce a report assessing the impact of completing the East Coast Greenway in the Delaware River Watershed. The East Coast Greenway is developing into one of the nation’s longest continuous biking and walking paths, connecting 15 states and 450 communities from […]

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