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Bridging the Nature/Culture Divide with Ecological Restoration

How we resolve the dissonance in our thinking between the goals of conserving ‘nature’ and ‘culture’. One area where this question is being dealt with in an engaging way is within the field of ecological restoration. Off the west coast of Canada, on a small island in the Gulf Islands archipelago, The Galiano Conservancy Association offers an exciting model of how to transform traditional nature conservation.

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Fall Meetings and Networking

This Fall Meet Up on Large Landscapes Summer is the time to plan for  the upcoming conference season. Until recently there have been limited opportunities

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Mission San Jose in San Antonio Texas

Let’s Give a Shout Out to World Heritage

In most countries inscription on the World Heritage list is highly prized. Designation is seen as bringing honor, recognition, and tourists to a nation’s most outstanding historic and scenic sites. In the US, acceptance of World Heritage has been slower, but perhaps this is changing.

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Bridging the Nature/Culture Divide with Ecological Restoration

How we resolve the dissonance in our thinking between the goals of conserving ‘nature’ and ‘culture’. One area where this question is being dealt with in an engaging way is within the field of ecological restoration. Off the west coast of Canada, on a small island in the Gulf Islands archipelago, The Galiano Conservancy Association offers an exciting model of how to transform traditional nature conservation.

Read More »

Fall Meetings and Networking

This Fall Meet Up on Large Landscapes Summer is the time to plan for  the upcoming conference season. Until recently there have been limited opportunities

Read More »
Mission San Jose in San Antonio Texas

Let’s Give a Shout Out to World Heritage

In most countries inscription on the World Heritage list is highly prized. Designation is seen as bringing honor, recognition, and tourists to a nation’s most outstanding historic and scenic sites. In the US, acceptance of World Heritage has been slower, but perhaps this is changing.

Read More »