Land&People, Spring 2000
Turning the Tide
by Richard Stapleton
As sprawl threatens, citizens act to safeguard the Maine coast Rachel Carson loved.
A Farm on a River
by Janisse Ray
Within Atlanta’s growing footprint, 40 acres, a man, and a mule embody the rural past.
The Heart and Soul of an Acequia
by Stanley Crawford
A Hispanic village in booming northern New Mexico invokes colonial-era laws to protect its free-flowing water.
Change Comes to Madison Valley
by Mark Matthews
Development is attracting Montana’s ranchers to a new conservation tool–Purchase of Development Rights.
Brownfields are Fertile Ground for EPA
A conversation with Carol Browner
by Tom Horton
Converting brownfields to green spaces is part of the EPA leader’s vision–and she’s doing something about it.
by Eddy L. Harris
A writer revisits his St. Louis neighborhood, where kids memorialize lost young lives with trees and reclaim their place on earth.