Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

Geog 465 Tuscany: Sustainability in City and Country

Explores historic and contemporary connections between city and country in Tuscany within a framework of environmental, social, and economic sustainability. Topics include rural land use, sustainable agriculture and forestry, food production and food networks, agritourism, landscape stewardship, urban design, and alternative energy production. Examines international transferability of sustainability concepts. Also offered for graduate-level credit as Geog 565 and may be taken only once for credit. Expected preparation: junior/senior or graduate class standing; relevant experience; permission of instructor.


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