'Where Should Development Go? '
Participants will explore a newly-developed curriculum resource available in Oregon but widely applicable. Land use planning laws have a tremendous impact on the availability of farm land throughout our country. In this activity, students (and teachers) learn about the challenges of planning for development while still protecting important farmland, forestland and wildlife habitat. Participants will be presented with a raised relief map and the challenge to plan (using real-life planning codes and population projections) for development while considering several important factors. The workshop will also explore the history of planning and states' various solutions to this challenge!|
Workshop Session (all workshops will be 60 minutes)
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|Biosketch:||Jessica Jansen is the Executive Director of Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom, where she oversees the day-to-day operations of Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom and works to develop the program to meet the ever-changing needs of Oregon educators and promote the greatest industry in the world, agriculture.Jessica is a graduate of Oregon State University with degrees in Agricultural Sciences and Communication. She is passionate about equipping teachers with relevant resources and inspiring students in agriculture.|
|Organization/Affiliation:||Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom|