Comprehensive Management Plan I

Smart Growth Phase I Plan for the Sourlands In 2005, the Sourland Conservancy (then the Sourland Planning Council) completed Phase I of a Smart Growth Plan for the Sourlands.  The document includes the following:

  • Groundwater Resource Evaluation of the Sourland Mountain

  • Natural Resource Inventory for the Sourland Mountain Region

  • Build-out Analysis for the Sourland Mountain Region

  • Comparison of State, County, and Municipal Planning Documents, ordinances, and Board of Health Ordinances

  • Conservation and Open Space Plan

Colloquially know as “the Orange Book”, this document details the scientific underpinnings of our work.  Email for more information about “The Orange Book”.