Wake County Plans to Protect 30% of the County's Land Area
Kudos to Wake County, the first in the state to develop a comprehensive open space program. Their goal is to protect permanently about 165,000 acres from development, or about 30% of their land area. The idea is to link the properties into a cohesive network. What a great opportunity for Wake County citizens who approved the first open space bonds in 2000. Learn more in an excellent article in today's Raleigh News and Observer.