Training Workshops 

The Green Growth Toolbox is meant to be introduced to planners, local government staff, local advisory boards and planning consultants through training workshops.  Brief presentations introducing the Green Growth Toolbox can also be delivered to Town Councils or Boards of Commissioners. The Wildlife Resources Commission and partners can offer workshops to communities across the state of North Carolina.

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Virtual Green Growth Toolbox Webinars 


Introduction to the Green Growth Toolbox

What is the GGT and why is it important to NC counties, communities, local economies, and the future of our wildlife?


Introduction to Conservation Data for Green Growth

Explore maps related to wildlife habitat conservation and land use planning and the NC Natural Heritage Data Explorer. This is the first of two webinars on conservation data.


In-Depth Conservation Data for Green Growth

This is the second of two webinars on conservation data. Please watch the recorded webinar on an Introduction to Conservation Data for Green Growth first. In this in-depth version you will learn more about the NC Natural Heritage Data Explorer and an introduction of how to integrate wildlife habitat maps and data into plans, ordinances, and development review.


Green Planning

Integrating habitat conservation maps, goals, and strategies into land use planning; this session will highlight case studies from all over NC.


Greening Incentives & Ordinances

Looking at barriers and opportunities for incentive-based habitat conservation through ordinances.


Green Development Site Selection, Design, & Review

Choosing development areas that have less impact on wildlife habitat, incorporate wildlife habitat corridors into development design, and review.


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