Brandon Letsinger

Demand Nothing Less than a Visionary Future

We are undergoing a Tipping Point Event. Assess the data to demand a visionary future As a society, we are more connected than ever before. However, until we learn to manage this connectivity better, these extreme disruptions are expected to become...

Bioregional Mapping: Defining Terms, Scale & Purpose

Bioregional Maps Bioregional mapping is process for creating maps that that set cultural and geographic information into natural boundaries and borders, rather than anthropocentric lines removed from context of place. Maps are not neutral, and many...

The United Watershed States of America: A Biography of John Wesley Powell

The United Watersheds of America  In a lesser known footnote of United States history, there was a brief time after the civil war between the 1870’s and 1880’s in which new western states adopted into the union may have done so...

The Basic Litmus Test for a Bioregion

Does it Bioregion? Picture shared by David McCloskey – Cascadia Institute. There can be many different determinants, ideas and definitions for what a bioregion is or isn’t – but above all else – below are three simple...

Why Bioregionalism?

A bioregional manifesto of place, identity and privilege. Look around you. Look to the TV, to news articles. To maps, and road maps and atlases. Listen to the talk of our politicians, our legislators. To the heated debates now tearing a part between...

Bioregional Boundaries

“While there are few straight lines in nature, there are many definite and powerful edges—various ecotones, watershed divides, climatic zones, fault-lines and scarps. Careful attention should be given to such beginnings and endings, for these...

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