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WESTERN RESERVE STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

 

19th Annual

Western Reserve Studies Symposium

 

A QUIET REVOLUTION

LAND USE INITIATIVES IN THE WESTERN RESERVE

Squire Valleevue Farm

Sheep Barn

Hunting Valley, Ohio 

Friday, November 4, 2005

8:30     Registration

 

9:00     Welcome and Introduction
           Gladys Haddad, Symposium Director
           Case Western Reserve University

 

 9:15    Our Relationship to Land:  A Historical Perspective
            David Beach, EcoCity Cleveland

             Abstract

             Powerpoint Presentation
                 

 9:45     Legal and Policy Roadblocks to Achieving Land Use

            Goals

            Alan Weinstein, Cleveland State University

              Abstract

              Powerpoint Presentation

 

10:15    Break

 

10:30    Geographic Information Systems: New Possibilities

            for Land Use Ventures
            Jon Cline, Case Western Reserve University

              Abstract

              Powerpoint Presentation           

11:00   The Western Reserve Land Conservancy

           Rich Cochran, Chagrin River Land

           Conservancy 

             Abstract     

             Powerpoint Presentation          

                  

11:30   BIODIVERSITY INC., The Cleveland Alliance for Global

          Conservation

          Joe Keiper, The Cleveland Museum of Natural History

           Abstract

           Powerpoint Presentation

12:00   Lunch

          "On the Scene"

           Douglas Clifton, Editor The Plain Dealer

 

1:00    The Western Reserve Heritage Study Act:  A Work in

          Progress Report

          Congressman Tim Ryan, 17th Congressional District

 

1:30   Alternative Visions of the Future:  Using Land to

          Promote Regional Prosperity

          Moderator, Mary Holmes, MKH Consulting

          Presentation and discussion of development

          strategies that combat sprawl

            Abstract

           

         • Supporting Entrepreneurial Farmers. 

         Amalie Lipstreu, The Farmland Center

           Powerpoint Presentation

  • • The Cuyahoga Valley Initiative.  Paul Alsenas, Cuyahoga County  Planning Commission
  • Abstract

           Powerpoint Presentation

3:00  Intersections:  Land Use Initiatives and Policy Makers

         Joseph White, Case Western Reserve University

         Howard R. Maier, The Northeast Ohio Areawide

         Coordinating Agency

 

3:30  Wrap Up "Can We Get There From Here?"

         Alan Weinstein, Cleveland State University

List of Participants

For Information, contact Professor Gladys Haddad, Symposium Director at Case Western Reserve University, Gladys.haddad@case.edu or 216.368-4117