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September 2016
September 10, 2016: Dan Collins and Nancy Aten honored with 2016 Hawthorn Award from The Clearing. "Those who receive the Hawthorn Award emulate that venerable tree by faithfully giving breadth and bigness to the ongoing work of The Clearing". Also see a nice story about some of our work at The Clearing.

Stella Niagara Preserve

September 2016

Congratulations to the Western New York Land Conservancy and Make Communities for the 2016 WNY APA Public Outreach Award for the Stella Niagara Preserve Vision Plan, which includes our work.

Dan in wetland

October 2014
Dan Collins and Nancy Aten honored with a 2014 Wetland Award from Wisconsin Wetlands Association

Eastern Gray

November 2012
Landscapes of Place receives Visibility Award from the Wisconsin Chapter, American Society of Landscape Architects

Dan, Conservation Leader

June 2012
Dan Collins honored as one of four state-wide Conservation Leaders at the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters' 10th Anniversary Celebration.

Landscapes of Place ASLA Award

Menomonee Valley model

October 2011
Landscapes of Place receives 2011 American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award for Making a Wild Place.

Our project Making a Wild Place in ASLA 2011 Awards video excerpt.  Our award reads, for "Certain Frogs, Toads, Herons, and Dragonflies who are happy to have a home in the Menomonee Valley once again".

Press Release

Nancy interviewed on WUWM's Morning Edition about the ASLA Award and the Menomonee Valley.

Park Rangers

October 2006
Nancy Aten receives Leadership Award, I.D.E.A.L. Environmental Awards, Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful

Tanyard Creek

May 2003
Nancy receives Solitary Glove Service Award, Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia

CED Logo

May 2003
Nancy receives ASLA Award of Honor, College of Environment and Design, University of Georgia

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