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Digital data helps make better decisions. By James L. Sipes, asla, and Mickey O'Brien IIUI wMMf l it(*H 1 *C*> tr *r flp ( M Georgia legislators considered modifying the state's boundary with Tennessee to pull water from the Tennessee River. The city of Chattanooga, Tennessee, responded by sending 2,000 bottles of water delivered to the Georgia State Capitol, in essence saying this was all the Tennessee water Georgia was going to get. A year later, even though there was an abundance of water...

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Political Economies of Landscape Change Places of Integrative Power, edited by James L. Wescoat Jr., ASLA, and Douglas M. Johnston, ASLA Geojournal Library Series, vol. 89 The Netherlands Springer, 2008 221 pages, S119. POLITICAL ECONOMIES OF LANDSCAPE CHANGE resulted from Landscape Futures Initiative, a 2002 to 2005 symposium series sponsored by the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF). Focusing on megaforces (urbanization, connectivity, technology, population, environmental threats, and...

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Dye, FASLA president-elect Gary D. Scott, FASLA immediate past president Pamela M. Blough, ASIA Gary A. Brown, FASLA Terry L. Clements, ASI.A Brian J. Dougherty, FASLA Jonathan Mueller, FASLA Thomas B. Tavella, FASLA executive vice president Nancy G. Somerville secretary Mary L. Hanson, Honorary ASLA treasurer Ellis L. Antunez, FASLA Caron Beard, ASLA Hunter L. Beckham, ASLA Donald E. Benson. ASLA ltonald A. Bevans. ASLA Andrew C.N. Bowden. ASLA Jeff Caster. FASLA Ryan C. Collins....

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About more responsible site design and water resources. That will be critical as we try to meet the needs of the next generation. The world's population is expected to expand to more than three billion people by 2050, and scientists are concerned that our water resources will not be able to accommodate this mass of people. Landscape architects need to take a leadership role in how we manage water resources, and this includes determining where to build new reservoirs, developing more...