Design for the Future

Dr. Karen Landman hosted Dr. Rudi van Etteger, Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning, at Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands. Dr van Etteger presented a talk this fall to the MLA1 students in their Landscape Resource Analysis course on the Dutch Room for the River program, which is focused on the safety and spatial quality of the Dutch riverine areas, and he also participated in discussion with MLA2 Research Methods students. Dr.

Conference announcement: The Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education

The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development and Ontario Agricultural College will be hosting the international conference of the Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education (AIAEE) in Guelph, April 26–29, 2023. Established in 1984, AIAEE is a leading international professional organization for agricultural and extension educators who share a common goal of strengthening agricultural and extension education programs and institutions worldwide.

CELA 2023 Conference Logo Competition Won by BLA student Shayla Spalding

Congratulations to Bachelor of Landscape Architecture student, Shayla Spalding who won the graphic design competition for the 2023 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture annual conference.  

graphic image of mountains/city on graph with vertical linesImage above:  CELA graphic image created by BLA student, Shayla Spalding.

PhD Candidate Ashleigh Weeden starts 2022 with a spate of publications addressing key challenges in contemporary rural development policy and practice

The first half of 2022 has seen a number of publications by Rural Studies PhD Candidate Ashleigh Weeden. These research contributions cover a range of current challenges facing rural communities written largely through the lens of exploring what “the right to be rural” means for contemporary rural development and policy. From explorations of pandemic-driven displacements to the challenges of modeling rural connectivity policies, Ashleigh has worked with colleagues across the province and across Canada to produce the following publications:

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