Newsletters from Cypress Environmental and Land Use Planning

Cypress Environmental Newsletter-Spring 2016

  • Cypress Environmental Closes to New Clients as Phased Retirement Begins
  • Thank You to Past Clients and Associates as I Move to a New Career

Cypress Environmental Newsletter-Winter 2016

  • Watsonville Approves its First Major Housing Project in 10 Years – Cypress was Part of the Project Team
  • Cordoba Center Project in Santa Clara County Moves Forward – Cypress is the Project Manager
  • How can Localities Fight Climate Change? – Cool Roofs are One Effective Strategy

Cypress Environmental Newsletter-Autumn 2015

  • Cypress Helps Scotts Valley Determine the Fate of a New Townhouse Project
  • New Land Use Planning Ideas can Reduce Devastating Wildfire Risk
  • Urban Streets aren’t Meant for Bicycles?

Cypress Environmental Newsletter-Summer 2015

  • Cypress Hired as Planner for 85-lot Subdivision in Watsonville
  • Missing “Middle Housing” Needs to Become Part of our Housing Mix
  • A New Solution to the Drought-Making Water out of Thin Air!

Cypress Environmental Newsletter-Spring 2015

  • Cypress PDSR Saves Client from Making a Bad Property Purchase
  • Groundwater Management Arrives in California
  • Groningen, Netherlands: the World’s Most Impressive Cycling City

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Winter 2015

  • Santa Cruz County Launches “Amnesty” for Non-permitted Construction
  • Green Cities Index Shows many Cities are Forging Ahead to Address  Climate Change
  • Micro-housing: One More time

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Autumn 2014

  • Cypress Returns to Scotts Valley
  • Urbanization is on the Rise: Is Micro-housing a Good Answer?
  • The Big Burn Chronicles Wildfires and the Birth of the Conservation Movement

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Summer 2014

  • Urban Stream Restoration Restores Waterways as Assets Across the USA: Part 2
  • Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Spring 2014

  • Urban Stream Restoration Restores Waterways as Assets Across the USA
  • Your Business Could become a Green Business

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Winter 2014

  • Coastal Commission Agrees with Cypress Environmental and Unanimously Rejects Staff Recommendation to Deny Project
  • Do You Know Tactical Urbanism?

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Autumn 2013

  • Cypress Helps Mobile Home Owners Gain Ownership of their Mobile Home Park
  • CEQA Revised by State Law Makers
  • How Traffic “Rounders” Revitalized One Small City

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Summer 2013

  • Cypress Services and Speaking to Your Group
  • GreenTRIP: One Way to Move Towards More Sustainable and Healthy Communities
  • Cypress Hired to Manage the Proposed Cordoba Center Project

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Spring 2013

  • Urban Trees Foster Both Economic Well-Being and Better Human Health
  • CEQA Under Attack: California Legislators Line Up to Revise the State’s Landmark Environmental Law
  • Cypress Hired to Provide Planning Services for the City of Capitola

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Winter 2013

  • What Cypress Can Do for You
  • Healthy Communities – A New Idea for Land Use Planning! (Part 2)

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Autumn 2012

  • Cypress Helps Agricultural Landowner Obtain Difficult Approvals for Better Water Source and Gets an Unusual 30-Year Fish & Game Agreement
  • Healthy Communities – A New Idea for Land Use Planning!
  • Remember About Erosion Control Before the Winter Rains Arrive!

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Summer 2012

  • Cypress Environmental Certified as a Green Business
  • Going Beyond Green with Regenerative Design
  • Cypress Helps Neighbors Resist Unpermitted Grading Project in Aptos

Cypress Newsletter Special Santa Cruz County Edition-June 2012

  • The Benefit of Pre-Development Site Reviews
  • The New Definition of  “Reconstruction” in Santa Cruz County

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Spring 2012

  • Association of Environmental Professionals Conference: Sacramento; May 6-9
  • Sustainable Sites Initiative: Landscaping Goes Green with its Own Green Rating System
  • A Major Shift in Zoning Philosophy in Santa Cruz County: Is this the New Trend?
  • Green Drinks are Going on All Over California … and the World

 

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Winter 2012 

  • Some Announcements
  • Complete Streets are Green Streets
  • Plastic Netting can be Dangerous to Wildlife

 

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Autumn 2011

  • Introducing a New Look to the Newsletter
  • LEED ND is Smart Growth and Healthy Growth
  • The Time to Control Erosion is Before the Rains Begin

 

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Summer 2011

  • Largest Dam Removal in California – San Clemente Dam
  • Cypress Helps Land Owner Build Closer to the Wetland Edge – A Good Thing?

 

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Spring 2011 

  • Going Beyond LEED
  • Sustainable Subdivision Moves Towards Completion in Scotts Valley
  • Wildflower Madness

 

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Winter 2010-2011

  • More Details about the Statewide Conference in Monterey
  • Court Rules on Stormwater Discharges from Logging Roads
  • Cypress Joins the Santa Cruz Guild

 

Cypress Environmental Newsletter for Autumn 2010

  • Association of Environmental Professionals and the 2011 Conference
  • Proposition 23 on this November’s Ballot
  • How Cypress Environmental can Help You