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World Rural
Landscapes - North
America
Building a Community of Practioners
World Rural Landscapes
The World Rural Landscapes (WRL) is an
initiative for global conservation and
management to foster ...
World Rural Landscapes
One proposed outcome is The Atlas of the World
Rural Landscapes, which is a project coordinated
by ...
World Rural Landscapes
Lead by International Scientific Committee on
Cultural Landscapes (ISCCL), established in
1970 by t...
World Rural Landscapes –
North America
The International Scientific Committee for
Cultural Landscapes in North America
hav...
World Rural Landscapes-
North America
First Tasks:
• Glossary
• Bibliography
• Case Studies
http://livinglandscapeobserver...
Proposed Case Studies
• Pennsylvania Fruit Belt
• Maine Blueberry Barrens
• Cape Cod Cranberry Bogs
• Wild Rice Region of ...
TheCoreofMaine’sBlueberryBarrens
From an elevation of 18,000 feet, the Pineo, Debois, and Cherryfield wild
blueberry barre...
WildBlueberryBarrensCloseUp
The Passamaquoddy Tribe owns this undulating section of the barrens.
HistoricWildBlueberryBarrenInfrastructure
European Americans brought an industrial sensibility to the barrens.
WorldRuralLandscapes–NorthAmerica
Framework for Cooperation
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Introduction to World Rural Landscapes North America

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Introduction to World Rural Landscapes North America

  1. 1. World Rural Landscapes - North America Building a Community of Practioners
  2. 2. World Rural Landscapes The World Rural Landscapes (WRL) is an initiative for global conservation and management to foster cooperation in the study, management and protection of rural landscapes. More information is available on the project’s web site: http://www.worldrurallandscapes.org
  3. 3. World Rural Landscapes One proposed outcome is The Atlas of the World Rural Landscapes, which is a project coordinated by the World Rural Landscapes Initiative. The aim of this project is to depict the wide range of types of rural landscapes in. the world. • Bibliography • Glossary • Rural Landscape Classifications • Criteria for evaluation • Case Studies
  4. 4. World Rural Landscapes Lead by International Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes (ISCCL), established in 1970 by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) in partnership with the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) to promote world-wide cooperation in the identification, increased awareness, study, education and training for protection, preservation, restoration, monitoring, management of cultural landscapes.
  5. 5. World Rural Landscapes – North America The International Scientific Committee for Cultural Landscapes in North America have established a World Landscape Committee- North America.
  6. 6. World Rural Landscapes- North America First Tasks: • Glossary • Bibliography • Case Studies http://livinglandscapeobserver.net/living -landscapes/world-rural-landscape- initiative/
  7. 7. Proposed Case Studies • Pennsylvania Fruit Belt • Maine Blueberry Barrens • Cape Cod Cranberry Bogs • Wild Rice Region of the Great Lakes • Ranches of the Rocky Mountain Front Range • Conservation Reserve Programs in the Corn Belt • Silos and Smokestacks in Northeastern Iowa
  8. 8. TheCoreofMaine’sBlueberryBarrens From an elevation of 18,000 feet, the Pineo, Debois, and Cherryfield wild blueberry barrens present distinct patterns of ancient outwash beaches.
  9. 9. WildBlueberryBarrensCloseUp The Passamaquoddy Tribe owns this undulating section of the barrens.
  10. 10. HistoricWildBlueberryBarrenInfrastructure European Americans brought an industrial sensibility to the barrens.
  11. 11. WorldRuralLandscapes–NorthAmerica Framework for Cooperation

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