MON-B09: Centennial Lessons: The National Park Service and Forest Preserves of Cook County
Monday, November 9, 2015
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CST
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Look behind the scenes with national leaders in landscape preservation: the National Park Service, Advisory Council for Historic Preservation, and Forest Preserves of Cook County. Learn agency history, mission, constituencies, shifting attitudes, and Next Century goals, including personal insights into challenges and needs for sustaining legacy open space. Learning Objectives - Learn about the ways in which landscape architects can engage with the centennial objectives of the National Park Service, including cultural landscape resource management, resilience, and the NPS organization. - Learn about the ways in which landscape architects can engage with the Advisory Council for Historic Preservation National Landscape Stewardship Efforts, including managing preservation on federal lands and building a more inclusive preservation program. - Learn about the ways in which landscape architects can engage with the Forest Preserves of Cook County’s “Next Century Conservation Plan”, a national model to conserve nature for people over the next 100-years. - Participate in interactive discussion of national landscape architecture leaders, centennial lessons-learned and visions for the next century.