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George Wright Conference Highlights Large, Living Landscapes

Writers and contributors from the Living Landscape Observer will be participating and presenting in a variety of sessions at the 2015 George Wright Biennial Conference that begins today (March 30) in Oakland, CA and runs through the end of the week. Themes to be covered include new approaches to cultural landscape conservation and connections between social and economic change and park policy. See a full schedule here.

Highlighted panels include:

Concurrent Session No. 3 – The Indigenous Cultural Landscape Approach in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed: Update and Next Steps (Monday March 30, 10am)

Concurrent Session No. 41 – Making Connections: Linking Heritage of Agricultural Landscapes with Community Engagement and Protected Area Conservation (Tuesday March 31, 1:30pm)

Concurrent Session No. 97 – Scaling Up and Private Protected Areas (Thursday April 2, 10am)

Concurrent Session No. 103 – New Directions for Cultural Landscapes (Thursday April 2, 1pm)

Concurrent Session No. 117 – From Theory to Practice: Social Policy and the Park Service, 1950 – 1980 (Thursday April 2, 3:30pm)