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Cultural Landscape Foundation Conference Coming to Presidio

Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide III: Saving Nature in a Humanized World to take place on Jan 23


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Presidio Trust to Host Cultural Landscape Foundation Conference: Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide III: Saving Nature in a Humanized World


Day-long conference examining the interaction of nature and culture in the transformation of the historic Presidio military post into a national park site and in its ongoing stewardship


Friday, January 23, 8am-4pm


Presidio Officers’ Club, 50 Moraga Avenue, in the Presidio of San Francisco


Charles A. Birnbaum, Founder President, The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Michael Boland, Chief Planning, Projects Programs Officer, The Presidio Trust
Geoff Cape, Founder CEO, Evergreen Brick Works
Frank Dean, General Superintendent, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Peter Del Tredici, Associate Professor in Practice, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Robin Grossinger, Senior Research Scientist, San Francisco Estuary Institute
Brad McKee, Editor-in-Chief, Landscape Architecture Magazine
Craig Middleton, Executive Director, The Presidio Trust
Greg Moore, President CEO, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
Nina Roberts, Professor, San Francisco State University Director, Pacific Leadership Institute
Sarah Schultz, Director of Education Curator of Public Practice, Walker Art Center
Chris Spence, Director, Institute at the Golden Gate


In 2012 the Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide conference was with the Central Park Conservancy in New York City, and was sold out. The first conference took place in 2011 at the Jay Heritage Center in Rye, New York


Media Contacts

Lisa Petrie

Presidio Trust

(415) 264-7787