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Large Landscape Conservation in Metropolitan America

Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (CDT)

Chicago, United States

Large Landscape Conservation in Metropolitan America

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Large Landscape Conservation in Metropolitan America:
Taking Stock and Shaping the Future 


Sponsors and Partners

Chicago Region
The Boeing Company
Liberty Prairie Foundation
Chicago Wilderness
Openlands
Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
Field Museum
Loyola University

National
Practitioners’ Network for Large Landscape Conservation
Metropolitan Greenspaces Alliance
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy 
Center for Natural Resources and Environmental Policy, The University of Montana
School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Arizona
Regional Plan Association
Sonoran Institute

 

 

Draft Program
Draft of April 11, 2013 

 

This interactive workshop will examine how large landscape conservation is an increasingly effective approach to address metropolitan regions’ most compelling issues related to water, energy, land use, transportation, open space, recreation, and urban growth.

The workshop will also highlight recent developments and trends in large landscape policy, practice, and performance throughout North America.

 

8:00  Registration and Sign-in
 (continental breakfast provided) 
9:00

 Welcome and Overview of the Day
 Dr. Nancy Tuchman, Loyola University
 Congressman Mike Quigley, 5th District of Illinois
 Rob Pirani, Regional Plan Association, New York and Practitioners Network for Large Landscape Conservation
 Jerry Adelmann, Openlands, Chicago and Metropolitan Greenspaces Alliance

9:30   Keynote Address: Large Landscape Conservation in Metropolitan America
 David Bragdon, TransitCenter, Inc, New York 
10:00 

 Survey of Large Landscape Conservation in Metropolitan America
 Mike Wetter, The Intertwine, Portland, Oregon
 Rob Pirani, Regional Plan Association, New York

10:45  Break
11:00 

 --- Knowledge Building Breakout Sessions --- 

 Panel 1: Why Nature Needs Cities
 Dr. Abigail Derby-Lewis, Field Museum, Chicago, Moderator
 Armando Carbonell, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy 
 Jesse Elam, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

 Panel 2: Partnering with Governmental Entities
 Larry Fisher, University of Arizona, Moderator
 
John Rogner, US Fish and Wildlife Service
 Lynne Westphal, US Forest Service
 Cameron Davis, Environmental Protection Agency 

 Panel 3: Water in Metropolitan America
 Jenny Hoffner, American Rivers
 Kevin Shafer, Metropolitan Milwaukee Sewage District
 David St. Pierre, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
 Jim Holway, Sonoran Institute 

 Panel 4: Understanding and Using Market-based Approaches to Large Landscape Conservation
 Sabina Shaikh, University of Chicago
 Skip Swenson, Forterra, Seattle
 Bill Schleizer, Delta Institute  

12:00

 Lunch Keynote
 George Ranney, Metropolis Strategies, Moderator
 Congressman Earl Blumenauer, 3rd District, Oregon

1:30 

  --- Skill Building Breakout Sessions --- 

 Workshop 1: Building Effective Partnerships and Coalitions
 Larry Fisher, University of Arizona, Moderator
 Carolyn Campbell, Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection, Phoenix
 Arnold Randall, Forest Preserve District of Cook County and Chicago Wilderness

 Workshop 2: Using Mapping and Citizen Participation Tools to Support Large Landscape Conservation in Metropolitan America
 Will Allen, The Conservation Fund
 Ken Snyder, PlaceMatters

 Workshop 3: Working with Local Governments to Achieve Strategic Conservation Goals
 Ole Amundsen, The Conservation Fund
 Cliff Chapman, Central Indiana Land Trust, Indianapolis

 Workshop 4: Sharing Your Story
 Robin Rather, Collective Strength

3:00  Break
3:30 

 Panel and Interactive Discussion:
 Shaping the Future of Large Landscape Conservation in Metropolitan America
 Armando Carbonell, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Moderator
 David Bragdon, TransitCenter, Inc, New York
 Robin Rather, Collective Strength
 Rob Pirani, Regional Plan Association, New York
 Jerry Adelmann, Openlands, Chicago

4:50   Concluding Remarks
5:00   Adjourn  - Sponsored Reception Immediately Following Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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When & Where

25 East Pearson Street
Chicago, 60611

Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (CDT)


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