Urban Conservation Summit Summary

This document summarizes the September 21–22, 2016, gathering of urban planners and conservation professionals from the South Atlantic region that was held as part of APA's Urban Conservation: Thinking Megaregionally project. It includes:

  • findings from interviews with 24 conservationists, planners, engineers, and parks professionals;
  • a discussion of our shared missions, issues, and opportunities for collaboration between the planning and conservation fields; and
  • a glossary of definitions to help establish a common language to overcome communication barriers between conservation professionals and the planning sector.