Climate Change and Landscape Design: What Would Olmsted Do?

Climate Change and Landscape Design: What Would Olmsted Do?

Premiering Wednesday, September 7, 2022.

Part of Chautauqua Institution’s 2022 Heritage Lecture Series, and in coordination with Olmsted 200, this program will focus on the relevance of Olmsted ideals to the modern movement to create landscapes that contribute to climate sustainability goals. The presentation was part of a full day of events on July 5 designated as Buffalo Day at Chautauqua. Speakers include Adam Rome and Robert Shibley of University at Buffalo and Stephanie Crockatt of Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy. Moderated by Mark Wenzler, director of Chautauqua's Climate Change Initiative.

About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.

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Climate Change and Landscape Design: What Would Olmsted Do?
  • Climate Change and Landscape Design: What Would Olmsted Do?

    Premiering Wednesday, September 7, 2022.

    Part of Chautauqua Institution’s 2022 Heritage Lecture Series, and in coordination with Olmsted 200, this program will focus on the relevance of Olmsted ideals to the modern movement to create landscapes that contribute to climate sustainability goals. Th...