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The Forest History Society Presents:

“Frederick Law Olmsted: Bringing Nature to the City” by Laurence Cotton Monday, February 14th from 1:00 to 2:30 pm, Eastern This 90 minute presentation is approved for 1.5 Units of CFE Credits from the Society of American Foresters. April 26, 2022 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, the master designer of public parks and a founder of the field of landscape architecture. Join historian and filmmaker Laurence Cotton (originator of and consulting producer to the PBS…

Design for the Common Good: Exhibition, Conference, Conversations

I am pleased to share details about a series of upcoming events in March on community and public interest design that you can join online. All are companion events for the current Design for the Common Good exhibition in Denver — https://www.msudenver.edu/cva/exhibitions/archive/design-for-the-common-good/ Structure for Inclusion Conference, March 4-5, 2022 Program: https://designcorps.org/sfi/ Register (free if you register as a member of the Pacific Rim Community Design Network) at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/structures-for-inclusion-conference-2022-tickets-219964889907 Design for the Common Good Online Conversation I: March 3, 2022 https://www.designforthecommongood.net/news/events/03-03-online-conversations/ Featuring speakers including Akiko…

FELLOWSHIP//Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen Food Systems Fellowship

Apply by Dec. 1 The Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen Food Systems Fellowship is an intensive, one-year leadership development program offered through Acumen Academy, the world’s school for social change. The inaugural Food Systems Fellowship will introduce moral leadership concepts to a globally diverse cohort of 20 food systems leaders who are creating more inclusive, nourishing and regenerative food systems. With leading food systems facilitators, Fellows will participate in a blend of immersive seminars, workshops, and self-directed leadership experiments. The program will combine…

Linda Milbourn Fellowship in Landscape Architecture

Application Deadline: October 31, 2021 The Linda Milbourn Fellowship in Landscape Architecture awards $5,000 per application cycle to one student enrolled in a college/university graduate-level program pursuing a degree in landscape architecture. Eligibility is open to U.S. citizens and resident aliens. Applicant must demonstrate involvement in an experiential learning project (research, project, plan, or other direct impact/benefit) to a recognized Association member public garden, botanic garden, arboretum or other closely aligned public horticulture institution in the U.S. Project must be coordinated between student, public…

Showcasing Leading Practices in Climate Adaptation: Experiences from the Water Sector to Empower Other Sectors and Communities

An Eight-Part Webinar Series Hosted by: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Water Utility Climate Alliance (WUCA), The Water Research Foundation (WRF), and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency November 2021 – February 2022 Climate change is one of the most significant challenges of the 21st century. This webinar series, sponsored jointly by NOAA’s Adaptation Sciences Program, WUCA, WRF, and EPA, will explore practical lessons and leading practices focused on steps to mainstreaming climate science and adaptation considerations into building for climate…