MON-B05: America the Beautiful: Protecting Place Through Policy, Persuasion, and Practice

Start Date
10/22/2018
End Date
10/22/2018
Description
“The beauty of America has sustained our spirit and has enlarged our vision. We must act now to protect this heritage,” President Lyndon Johnson said in 1965. The environmental quality valued most has the least legal protection. Session addresses scenic legislation, preserving sense of place, and bridging scenic protection with property rights.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Site Planning
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Understand the benefits people derive from experiencing scenic beauty in their everyday lives and surroundings, and the ways landscape architects can advocate for scenic resource conservation. 2. Explore the multiple but scattered and ineffective sources of scenic law, and the theoretical argument why it is inappropriate for the law to consider scenic values. 3. Learn about Scenic America’s mission to enlighten federal, state and local policymakers. 4. Learn from the National Park Service’s successful collaborations drawing private property owners into the scenic protection arena.
Instructors
Terrence DeWan, FASLA; John C.. Nagle; Mark Falzone; Paul Kenney;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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