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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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Pot from the Washington Boro site. Photo Courtesy State Musem of Pennsylvania.

The Lower Susquehanna: A Landscape of Loss?

How are significant large landscapes eroded away? It usually does not happen overnight – the landscape character and heritage are lost acre by acre. But of some these losses are just more painful than others. Consider a recent example in the Lower Susquehanna Valley.

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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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What Makes Us Take on Large Landscape Conservation?

In this first of a two part series, author Amy Rosenthal, secretary of the board of the Amazon Conservation Association, explores the history, contemporary challenges and benefits of working on a landscape-scale in the southwest Amazon. As the scale and rate of industrial development in the region grow exponentially, local communities and associations, place-based nonprofits and other collaborators have come together to plan and execute an ambitious initiative to address the environmental and human needs of this unique place.

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 »
Pot from the Washington Boro site. Photo Courtesy State Musem of Pennsylvania.

The Lower Susquehanna: A Landscape of Loss?

How are significant large landscapes eroded away? It usually does not happen overnight – the landscape character and heritage are lost acre by acre. But of some these losses are just more painful than others. Consider a recent example in the Lower Susquehanna Valley.

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 »

What Makes Us Take on Large Landscape Conservation?

In this first of a two part series, author Amy Rosenthal, secretary of the board of the Amazon Conservation Association, explores the history, contemporary challenges and benefits of working on a landscape-scale in the southwest Amazon. As the scale and rate of industrial development in the region grow exponentially, local communities and associations, place-based nonprofits and other collaborators have come together to plan and execute an ambitious initiative to address the environmental and human needs of this unique place.

Read More »