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Atlanta’s visionary BeltLine is a model for the future of urban green space

This great article by Judith Moen about Atlanta's BeltLine and the benefits of urban open space appeared in the July Bulletin of the Network for Landscape Conservation. The original Ensia article (which includes some great photos) appears here: https://ensia.com/articles/urban-trail/. Atlanta’s visionary BeltLine is a model for the future of urban green space The multi-use trail system [...]

By |August 1st, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Atlanta’s visionary BeltLine is a model for the future of urban green space

Thoughts from the Southeast Partners in Plant Conservation Conference

Michaux's Sumac (Rhus michauxii) Earlier this week, I was able to make it to a few days of the Southeast Partners in Plant Conservation Conference at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. It was really inspiring to see such a big crowd working toward plant conservation in the South. Unfortunately I couldn't make it to the [...]

By |November 4th, 2016|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on Thoughts from the Southeast Partners in Plant Conservation Conference

South Atlantic urban conservation summit: Thinking megaregionally

On September 21-22, 2016, more than 25 urban planners and conservation professionals met in Atlanta to engage with the American Planning Association (APA) and the South Atlantic LCC to help set the stage for future Conservation Blueprint revisions in regard to urban environments. The South Atlantic Urban Conservation Summit focused on how urban planners are [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on South Atlantic urban conservation summit: Thinking megaregionally