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Description: http://www.1kfriends.org/ 1000 Friends of Wisconsin shape healthy communities where people want to live, work, and play. Their work focuses on helping communities make the connection between our everyday land use and transportation decisions and our states economic, environmental and cultural health. A Wisconsin comprised of livable, environmentally friendly, compact, healthy and prosperous communities through three main strategies: 1. Promote and advocate beneficial land, water and air use policies. 2. Evaluate and update implementation of Smart Growth Law. 3. Educate and market Smart Growth concepts through Green Tier Communities. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_growth 1000 Friends of Wisconsin was founded in 1996 by a diverse group of academics, conservationists, lawyers, elected officials, and businesspeople, in order to become the citizens voice for sound land use planning. The goal was to protect Wisconsins quality of life, natural resources and cultural heritage…Read more...