N3 - Regulatory Approaches to Protecting Natural Resources

This factsheet explains the difference between regulatory and nonregulatory approaches to natural resource conservation. It briefly discusses the Federal policies that authorize and drive State and local regulatory policy. Discussion centers on commonly used municipal and county regulatory tools and how they are used to protect natural resources before, during, and after development.

See a complete list of all Changing Landscapes factsheets here.

Click on the filename to open factsheet: