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Strategy RC8.5: Explore the carrying capacity of the region as it relates to limited resources such as water, and identify minimum thresholds, benchmarks of parameters, and other tools.

Strategy Description

A carrying capacity analysis details the amount of activity that a system can handle before it begins to deteriorate. A regional carrying capacity analysis is an effective method for identifying areas of the community that are limited in terms of development potential and to understand the balance between the natural and built environment.

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RC8: Raise awareness of the region’s system of natural assets.