Survey of Local Growth Issues (RCED-00-272, September 2000)

  Does your community use federal funding for conservation easements for natural resources? If yes, how helpful is this funding in planning for and managing growth in this community? Number of Cases
Not used at all Uncertain or no answer on use Used, but not for planning Used, not helpful Used, somewhat helpful Used, very helpful Used, uncertain on how helpful Used, no answer on how helpful
Alabama Counties 86.7 6.7 0 0 6.7 0 0 0 15
Cities 80.0 10.0 0 0 10.0 0 0 0 10
Alaska Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100.0 1
Arizona Counties 83.3 0 0 0 16.7 0 0 0 6
Cities 78.6 14.3 0 0 7.1 0 0 0 14
Arkansas Counties 70.0 20.0 0 0 0 10.0 0 0 10
Cities 81.8 18.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
California Counties 48.1 22.2 0 0 18.5 7.4 0 3.7 27
Cities 75.9 13.8 0 0.5 5.1 3.6 0 1.0 195
Colorado Counties 40.0 0 0 0 20.0 40.0 0 0 10
Cities 55.6 22.2 0 0 11.1 5.6 0 5.6 18
Connecticut Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 66.7 16.7 0 0 8.3 8.3 0 0 12
Delaware Counties 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
District of Columbia Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Florida Counties 58.6 31.0 0 3.4 3.4 3.4 0 0 29
Cities 63.9 19.7 0 0 11.5 3.3 0 1.6 61
Georgia Counties 78.9 15.8 0 0 2.6 0 0 2.6 38
Cities 76.9 15.4 0 0 0 7.7 0 0 13
Idaho Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 80.0 20.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Illinois Counties 70.0 15.0 0 0 10.0 5.0 0 0 20
Cities 79.0 14.5 0 1.6 1.6 1.6 0 1.6 62
Indiana Counties 61.5 26.9 0 0 3.8 0 0 7.7 26
Cities 55.0 25.0 0 0 0 15.0 0 5.0 20
Iowa Counties 57.1 14.3 0 0 0 14.3 0 14.3 7
Cities 87.5 6.3 0 0 0 0 0 6.3 16
Kansas Counties 85.7 14.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Cities 75.0 16.7 0 8.3 0 0 0 0 12
Kentucky Counties 36.4 36.4 0 0 0 27.3 0 0 11
Cities 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Louisiana Counties 64.3 28.6 0 0 0 7.1 0 0 14
Cities 70.0 30.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Maine Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Maryland Counties 40.0 30.0 0 0 30.0 0 0 0 10
Cities 16.7 50.0 0 0 16.7 16.7 0 0 6
Massachusetts Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 63.3 16.7 0 0 10.0 10.0 0 0 30
Michigan Counties 35.0 40.0 0 0 5.0 15.0 0 5.0 20
Cities 81.8 18.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 33
Minnesota Counties 46.7 33.3 0 0 13.3 0 0 6.7 15
Cities 84.0 12.0 0 0 0 4.0 0 0 25
Mississippi Counties 55.6 22.2 0 11.1 11.1 0 0 0 9
Cities 44.4 11.1 0 0 22.2 22.2 0 0 9
Missouri Counties 50.0 33.3 0 0 11.1 0 0 5.6 18
Cities 72.2 11.1 0 11.1 0 5.6 0 0 18
Montana Counties 50.0 0 0 0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Cities 60.0 20.0 0 0 20.0 0 0 0 5
Nebraska Counties 66.7 0 0 0 33.3 0 0 0 6
Cities 60.0 20.0 0 0 20.0 0 0 0 5
Nevada Counties 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 83.3 16.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
New Hampshire Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 40.0 0 0 0 20.0 20.0 0 20.0 5
New Jersey Counties 46.2 7.7 0 0 23.1 23.1 0 0 13
Cities 73.1 15.4 0 0 0 11.5 0 0 26
New Mexico Counties 25.0 75.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Cities 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
New York Counties 50.0 25.0 0 0 7.1 14.3 0 3.6 28
Cities 70.0 25.0 0 0 5.0 0 0 0 20
North Carolina Counties 78.6 7.1 0 0 3.6 3.6 0 7.1 28
Cities 93.8 6.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
North Dakota Counties 50.0 0 0 0 50.0 0 0 0 4
Cities 75.0 25.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Ohio Counties 57.6 24.2 0 0 12.1 3.0 0 3.0 33
Cities 78.0 14.6 0 0 4.9 2.4 0 0 41
Oklahoma Counties 60.0 30.0 0 0 0 10.0 0 0 10
Cities 80.0 20.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Oregon Counties 60.0 20.0 0 0 10.0 0 0 10.0 10
Cities 90.0 0 0 0 0 10.0 0 0 10
Pennsylvania Counties 44.4 22.2 0 0 7.4 18.5 0 7.4 27
Cities 82.4 17.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
Rhode Island Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 33.3 0 0 33.3 33.3 0 0 3
South Carolina Counties 78.6 7.1 0 0 7.1 7.1 0 0 14
Cities 72.7 18.2 0 0 0 0 0 9.1 11
South Dakota Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cities 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Tennessee Counties 72.7 18.2 0 0 4.5 0 0 4.5 22
Cities 78.6 21.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
Texas Counties 63.2 26.3 0 2.6 2.6 5.3 0 0 38
Cities 84.9 12.3 0 0 0 2.7 0 0 73
Utah Counties 75.0 0 0 0 0 25.0 0 0 4
Cities 58.3 25.0 0 0 0 8.3 0 8.3 12
Vermont Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 1
Virginia Counties 71.0 6.5 0 3.2 12.9 3.2 0 3.2 31
Cities 81.3 12.5 0 0 6.3 0 0 0 16
Washington Counties 0 50.0 0 8.3 25.0 8.3 0 8.3 12
Cities 68.2 18.2 0 0 13.6 0 0 0 22
West Virginia Counties 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Cities 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Wisconsin Counties 47.1 41.2 0 0 5.9 0 0 5.9 17
Cities 54.5 18.2 0 0 18.2 4.5 0 4.5 22
Wyoming Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cities 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

Note: The percentages in each row add to 100.
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