Land&People Spring 2005

Conservation by Computer
By Sandra Tassel

In King County, Washington, and across the nation, computerized analysis–or”greenprinting”–is helping agencies and conservationists decide what land should be protected.

Blazing a Trail to Renewal
By Tom Chalkey

More than a decade in the making, a Baltimore trail shows how urban greenways can provide recreation, link neighborhoods, and serve as a catalyst for change.

Closing the Checkerboard
By Angela Ballard

From a patchwork of ownership left by 19th-century land policy, 21st-century stewards weave a coherent fabric of public and private land.

County Leadership in Conservation Awards
Across the nation, counties are assuming an increasingly important role in conservation. Here are the six winners of this year’s County Leadership in Conservation Awards.