Village and Wilderness


How to de-fragment the landscape

Habitat fragmentation poses one of the most difficult problems for communities adapting to climate change. Where the landscape is broken up by housing development, industry,

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How to Un-Develop Land

Perhaps your community is like mine: years ago, sensing that the character of our landscape was being lost through development, conservation-minded citizens created a land

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Submitted by Robert S. Young, PhD, PG and Katie Peek, PG – June 2022

It is important to understand that coastal salt marshes are dynamic systems. As sea level rises, marshes will erode or drown on the seaward margin, and they will expand landward on the upland margin…