In the days before thanksgiving, my thoughts return to the question that parents and teachers asked in our grade school days (as we labored dutifully over our traced-hand turkeys): What are you thankful for? SO much, I can’t even begin to make the list… truly. But at this very instant, I am most [...]
I just learned that the USDA has recently paved the way for the sale of Scotts Miracle Gro “Roundup Ready” Kentucky Bluegrass by deciding it didn’t need to be regulated. This 21st century frankengrass is a genetically modified strain of Kentucky Blue that enjoys a good Roundup shower just as much as one [...]
Emily Silver experiences a landscape, both systematically and emotionally, and then interprets and transforms her experiences into paintings.
Her paintings are a reminder that a landscape is not only defined by its tangible measurements of distance and temperature, or inventory of flora and fauna, but also by the intangible and the [...]
This past September, the Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University and the Woodcock Foundation in New York City initiated the ARC International Wildlife Crossing Infrastructure Design Competition. Design teams comprised of ecologists, engineers and landscape architects worked together to address the numerous design challenges involved in creating viable wildlife crossings in North [...]
When my firm won an on-call contract with the Forest Service last summer, we knew that we would still have to compete with several other entities for upcoming projects. But one group in particular is getting all the good work and I can’t help but feel a little slighted. They are the perfect [...]