Ecological restoration, the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem, is a process of mending. In mending, there is much promise –- for both lands and people. Nancy Aten’s work practicing ecological restoration, especially involving wetlands, interacts with her work as a monotype printmaker—especially around this idea of mending. Join this Wetland Coffee Break to learn more about Nancy’s work and how these domains interact for her.
Nancy Aten, ecologist and artist
Recorded August 13, 2021
Nancy Aten, PLA, ASLA is an award-winning landscape architect practicing ecological restoration and conservation planning at her firm Landscapes of Place in Wisconsin. She is also an accomplished monotype printmaker who has exhibited at Urban Ecology Center and UW-Madison Arboretum.
Wetland Coffee Break: Big Seeds: The Land Restoration School
Ecological restoration sits at the intersection of academic ecology and the practice of land stewardship, especially when we look at the challenge and necessity of training the next generation of restorationists.