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Environmental areas - Aesthetic and visual impacts
Environmental Guidebook - Tools and guidance to assist in the environmental documentation of the aesthetic and visual impact of a proposed project.
- Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) - Summary of environmental legislation affecting transportation
- FDM 20-5-1 National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA)
- FDM 20-10-1 National environmental regulations
- FDM 20-20-1 Wisconsin Environmental Policy Act (WEPA)
- FDM 20-20-5 State transportation statutes (Rustic roads)
- FDM Chapter 21 Environmental documentation
- FDM 21-15-5 Environmental assessments (Type II) (Basic and factor sheets)
How does aesthetics differ from landscaping?
Aesthetics are considered during a project's development for both the view of the facility and the view from the facility. Aesthetics fits the project into the landscape rather than landscaping after the construction is complete.
Landscaping a project is only an element of aesthetics.
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Last modified: May 13, 2013
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