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Environmental Planni - Introduction to Environmental Planning Kristen Podolak Outline Brief history of environmentalism planning What is

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Introduction to Environmental Planning Kristen Podolak October 27, 2008
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Outline planning • What is environmental planning? • What are the tools of the trade? • Why is it important?
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Environmentalism • Henry David Thoreau 1850s • “In wildness is the preservation of the world”
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Environmentalism • Henry David Thoreau 1850s – Sought balance in contemplative spiritual life and active physical existence. – Explored a locality (Walden Pond) and became the master of the microcosim. – Recognized the environmental problems presented by human relationships with nature. – Became a champion for nature.
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Environmentalism • Preservation vs. Conservation (1900s) • John Muir and Gifford Pinchot
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How do you perceive nature? or Humans Cities Humans Nature Nature National Parks
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Is a tree in the garden artificial and a tree in the wilderness, natural? 647 Juana Avenue Sequoia National Forest
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Perception of Nature • "If wildness can stop being (just) out there and start being (also) in here, if it can start being as humane as it is natural, then perhaps we can get on with the unending task of struggling to live rightly in the world - not just in the garden, not just in the wilderness, but in the home that encompasses both” - William Cronin The Trouble With Wilderness
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Perception of Nature • “I believe that without recognizing it we have already stepped over the threshold of such a change; that we are at the end of nature… • “When I say 'nature,' I mean a certain set of human ideas about the world and our place in it.” Bill McKibben
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History of Planning
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Environmental Planni - Introduction to Environmental Planning Kristen Podolak Outline Brief history of environmentalism planning What is

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