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Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide

Date: 
Saturday June 4, 2011 | 08:00am - 05:00pm
Conference

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How does responsible stewardship of a cultural landscape balance history and ecology? How can design interact with this nature/culture divide? The Jay Property in Rye, NY, a National Historic Landmark, is currently wrestling with these very issues making it an ideal location or “laboratory” for exploring these challenges. This one-day symposium featuring six nationally known experts in landscape architecture and environmental design aims to provoke discussion, push boundaries and inspire solutions. Speakers will include: Cheryl Barton, FASLA, FAAR; Charles A. Birnbaum, FASLA, FAAR; Rick Darke; Patricia O’Donnell, FASLA, AICP; Doug Reed, FASLA; and Thomas Woltz, ASLA. LACES Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available.

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See also Hudson Highlands Garden Excursion in Tarrytown, NY on June 3.

Location: 
Jay Heritage Center
210 Boston Post Road
Rye, NY 10580
United States