State and regional programs and projects
Selected publications, planning documents, and papers
Selected design, build, and planning projects
Grant programs/project funding

 

State and regional programs and projects

Great Plains Regional Environmental Initiative - ISU Extension and Landscape Architecture National River Restoration Initiative - through ISU Extension and Landscape Architecture Loess Hills Project - ISU Extension Iowa State University Extension to Communities - program development with director, Steve Padgitt, organizational restructuring, training in-service, and policy development.

Iowa Wetland and Riparian Area Conservation Plan - Developed the Iowa planning model, procured funding through the U.S EPA grant ($186,000), initiated management and writing of the plan and organized and initially coordinated federal and state agencies including EPA, Biological Survey, Corps of Engineers, USDA, IDNR, and Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. Plan research and development were completed by Paul Anderson and Julia Badenhope, ISU Landscape Architecture, and Jim Gulliford and Ann Robinson, Iowa Department of Land Stewardship.

Project Director for Raccoon River Greenbelt - 18 county watershed plan and program (137,000 acre rural and urban/town and country greenbelt).

Former member of the Des Moines River Greenbelt Committee - federal designation of 25,000 acre river corridor and reservoir extending from Pella to Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Central Iowa Greenway Project Member - Planning and design of open space and natural resource protection of corridors in central Iowa.

Regional Watershed and Greenbelt Planning Program Leader - for county conservation boards and communities.

Central Iowa trails coalition - Founding member and Co-Leader in project planning, design, and development.

Iowa Trails Council - Member of the statewide trail advisory committee.

EPA, District 7, includes Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri for the Great Plains Regional Environmental Initiative, Iowa Wetland and Riparian Area Conservation Plan and Watershed Projects.

Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, includes Iowa and Illinois Waterway - Program leader for the National River Restoration Strategy.

National Park Service - Committee for the developing National Scenic Trail Status for the American Discovery Trail (ADT), Iowa trails, Central Iowa Greenway, and Loess Hills.

Center for Community Agriculture, Education, and Human Development - Public community farm program in Dallas County implementing peri-urban and sustainable agriculture principles, community education, and human development.

Mining and mine reclamation plan for Dallas County and potential state model Purpose is to develop specifications and guidelines for: inventory and analysis, site suitability for aggregated mining, reclamation planning and design, and the brokering and permitting process for public and/or private interests.

Environmental art/didactic landscape installation, Hanging Rock Park west of Des Moines, Iowa.

 

State and regional programs and projects
Selected publications, planning documents, and papers
Selected design, build, and planning projects
Grant programs/project funding