Culture Nature : Nature Culture

March has been an in-depth month of Cultural Landscape discussion, from the foundational theme of culture-nature bondedness.  Renate Sander-Regier kicked off this spring’s Willowbank Lectures with a lively discussion about human-nature relations. The lectures have become a springtime ritual, when Willowbank hosts the community after a long winter, and neighbours discuss brain-tickling topics over coffee. […]

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2014 Willowbank Lectures

Join 5 conversations contemplating the meeting ground between nature and culture   March 15 | Renate Sander-Regier, Geographer and Naturalist, Ottawa Human well-being and ecological well-being: exploring human-nature relations March 29 | Sophia Rabliauskas, Poplar River First Nation, Manitoba Spiritual connection with the land: sustaining traditional territory April 12 | Jan Haenraets and Alyssa Schwann, Preservation Landscape Architects, […]

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WILLOWBANK NAMED ‘MOST INNOVATIVE’

WILLOWBANK NAMED 'MOST INNOVATIVE laboratory school in Canada' by Spacing Magazine The Fall 2013 edition of Spacing national magazine on Education and Urbanism has named Willowbank 'one of the most innovative "laboratories" in Canada'. In a section called: 8 Amazing 'Real-World' Urbanism Laboratories Going above and beyond traditional research centre, "urban labs" are bridging the …

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