It has been a real challenge to imagine and create a good concentration about stewardship. The philosophy is so abstract and there is not a lot of literature on stewardship compared to conservation, environmentalism, or sustainability. It has been a tough semester to get traction in stewardship, define it, and think ahead. While talking to […]
I am Charlotte Copp, a Senior at Lewis & Clark College.
I have always been excited about stewardship in the outdoors and that is one of the many reasons I am an Environmental Studies major. The summer's of 2015- 2017 I was a Backcountry Caretaker at many campsites in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. In the Fall of 2016, I studied abroad and did research in Iceland with a Climate Change program. And this year, I will be building my Senior Capstone off of that research.
Iceland & Greenland, Fall 2016
In order to connect my previous concentration about climate change to this current one about stewardship, I will use stewardship (the definition, the philosophy, the application) as a lens to look at scientific research and academia. What scientist want research to be is something that is all good, striving for discoveries, and solving problems based […]
(This is my 100th post!) Looking back over the semester so far, I have changed and molded my ideas from a bunch of loose connections to a solid background (including a bibliography and comparing thoughts around environmental ethics) and situated context (with a bibliography). My last step in this process isn’t actually the last one, and my […]
Once a Caretaker…
This week, after a relieving talk on the phone with Jim, I have a clear vision of the work that I will be doing for my capstone here in the White Mountains. I have realized that the methods I thought of in my proposal were not realistic. Instead, I have decided to simplify, simplify, simplify (after all… […]
Independent Study 2016 & 2017
Business and Economic Development in the Region -Dalee Sambo Dorough- More often people are asking questions about indigenous peoples and economic development. Economic development is crucial for indigenous peoples, and it needs to take place on some terms- which are defined in the UN declaration on the Rights on Indigenous Peoples. The UN declaration on […]
Boy! Don’t I wish I had this lecture last spring! Climate Change and its Effect on Cultural Heritage Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, maintained in the present and bestowed for the benefit of future generations. Why do we […]