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Jack Eidt, co-founder of Wild Heritage Planners

Jack Eidt is an urban planner and environmental advocate. In 2004 he co-founded Wild Heritage Planners, an organization dedicated to sustainable environmental planning advocacy, proposing solutions to fight urban sprawl and save precious wild habitat. He functions as Editor-in-Chief of WilderUtopia.com, an online news source dedicated to earth coexistence. He also serves as a Board […]

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Eidt: Finding Our Community Voice

Urban planner and environmental activist Jack Eidt writes that Voice of OC has opened up a community platform empowering citizens and residents to impact their local reality, their quality of life. In today’s world of corporate mergers and dwindling media, Edit reminds readers, and donors, that nonprofit newsrooms like Voice put people in a position to make a difference on public policy.