The collaborative plan to create a Calumet National Heritage Area that touches aspects of environmental conservation, economic development, cultural heritage, recreation, arts, and education will ground this course’s exploration of landscape history and landscape planning in the Calumet region. Students will investigate this planning process and its relationship to other local and regional plans through readings, field trips, interactions with regional leaders and practitioners, and the development of an on-the-ground project that aligns with the plan’s goals. A strong focus of the course is on the opportunities and challenges this complex and richly textured industrial region faces in its transition to a more sustainable future.

Thu : 03:30 PM-06:20 PM

Cobb Hall 106

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