Close to Home: Exploring Three of Virginia’s Working Landscapes

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By Jes Walton, EcoAgriculture Partners This blog often focuses on the geographies and management techniques of faraway (from our headquarters in Washington, DC) lands like the Eastern High Atlas of Morocco or Northern Tanzania’s culturally and ecologically unique Maasai Steppe Heartlands. But, this week, EcoAgriculture Partners’ staff ventured out into the field to explore several landscapes closer to our home—to visit and ask questions at three farms in Virginia that are part of an incipient landscape initiative, while gaining practical experience with some of our landscape performance measurement tools. Along with staff from the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and several … Continue reading

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