Recent Publications

Landscape Architecture Magazine. November, 2015. “The Connector.” Diane Jones Allen designs for equity in post-Katrina New Orleans.

Landscape Architecture Magazine. May, 2015. “Every Kinda People.”  Vancouver’s Oppenheimer Park was redesigned by space2place with the homeless specifically in mind.

South Dakota Review 50th Anniversary Issue. “Time Line.” A moment in the woods with a child opens my mind to the passage of time.

Landscape Architecture Magazine. December 2013. “See the Change.” A professor at UBC is working with communities to visualize how climate change will affect them.

Landscape Architecture Magazine. November 2013. “Square One.” Greensburg, Kansas: five years after a massive tornado destroyed the town, this great plains burg has become a green paradise.

Planning. August/September 2013. “Thirsty Nation.” How are cities responding to water shortages?

Michigan Quarterly Review. Spring, 2012. “Lines on the Prairie.” A survey of the history and status of the rare prairie bush clover.

Creative Nonfiction #44. Then & Now. An environmental literature timeline.

Landscape Architecture Magazine. June 2012. “A Greener City Grid.” In 2009, Chicago rolled out a document designed to make every land use decision in the city more environmentally sound. How is it working?

Briar Cliff Review. 2012. “The Blushing Fish.” This personal nature essay traces the life history of and search for an endangered prairie creek fish.

Planning. May/June 2012. “Power to the Pedalers.” The state of the art in on-road bicycle facilities.

Landscape Architecture Magazine. May, 2012. “Down by La Riviere.” The Promenade Samuel-de Champlain in Quebec City is a whimsical and carefully crafted 2.5 km long landscape folly.

Landscape Architecture Magazine. April, 2012. “The Botanical Mall.” At NorthPark Center in Dallas, drama comes in planters.

Architecture Minnesota. March/April 2012. “Garbage and Gabions.” About the transformation of the Hennepin Energy Recovery Center (the garbage incinerator) in downtown Minneapolis.

Planning. March 2012. “Urban Friendly Utilities.” Turning power plants into amenities? Adam Regn Arvidson says it can be done.

flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment, 14.1, Fall 2011. “The Hazards of Collecting Nectar”

Numero Cinq. “Nature Writing in America” and “The Place of Wendell Berry

Landscape Architecture, December 2011. “Solid Prospect.” A work of design journalism on a major Lake Michigan bluff restoration project at Concordia University Wisconsin.

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