Forest Markings
Drawings, Clearings, & Nurse Logs

Contributor: Stanley Pointer
Book Design: Marc Treib

Selected Publications and Essays
Schwann, A. “Forest Markings: Drawings, Clearings, & Nurse Logs.” Self- published, Alyssa Schwann, 2023.

Schwann, A. “The Poetics of Cultural Landscapes through Ecological Wisdom.” In Design and Nature: A Partnership. Kate Fletcher, Louise St Pierre, and Mathilda Tham, eds. New York: Routledge, 2019.

Schwann, A. “Ecological Wisdom: Reclaiming the cultural landscape of the Okanagan Valley.” Journal of Urban Management. Special Issue on “Ecological Wisdom Inspired Practice Research for Building Resilient Communities in Socio-Ecological Systems.” December 2018.

Schwann, A. “Developing Place: Imagining Future Communities in Northern Canada.” In Emerging Practices: Inquiry into the Developing. Jin Ma, Davide Fassi, and Yongqi Lou, eds. Shanghai: Tongji University Press, 2015.

Schwann, A. and J. Haenraets. “Botanic Acre: Towards New Approaches For the Integration of Community and Productive Landscape. In Urban Ecologies 2013. Jesse Colin Jackson, Roderick Grant, and Patricia Davila, eds. Toronto: OCAD University Press, 2015.

Haenraets, J. and A. Schwann. 2015. “Nesting Instincts.” Landscape | Paysages, 17:1: 66-68.

Haenraets, J. and A. Schwann. 2015. “A Non-Urban Approach X3.” Landscape | Paysages, 17:1.

Daitch, S., A. Schwann, A. Bauer, A. Dias and J. Fan Li. “A Question of Future Prosperity: Transforming Natural Resource Wealth into Citizen Well Being Through the Northwest Territories Heritage Fund.” Arctic Yearbook 2014.

Briones, J., S. Daitch, A. Dias, J. Fan-Li, M. Lajoie, and A. Schwann.f  2014. A Question of Future Prosperity: Developing a Heritage Fund in the Northwest Territories. Ottawa: Action Canada.

Vernon, A., A. Schwann and J. Haenraets. 2013. “An Intimate Engagement with Nature.” Landscape | Paysages, 15:2.

Schwann, A., J. Haenraets, and A. Vernon (eds.). “Legacy.” British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects Sitelines, June 2013.

Selected Talks / Presentations
For more presenations, please see AA-GLF.
Schwann, A. “Forest Markings.” West Vancouver Modern League “On the Boards” Lecture Series, Vancouver, BC, April 4, 2023.

Schwann, A. “Cultural Landscape and Public Space” Arts Umbrella Youth Architecture Summer Intensive, Vancouver, BC, August 11, 2o21.

Schwann, A. “Art at Work: How We Make Public Art.” City of Richmond, Richmond Public Art Program Panel Discussion, Richmond, BC, February 21, 2021.

Schwann, A. “Reimagining City Streets and the Public Realm: Towards a Green and Connected City.” City of Vancouver in partnership with SFU, The Future We Want: The Change We Need event series, Vancouver, BC, 2021.

Schwann, A. and J. Haenraets. “A Museum of Anthropology: Conflicted Iconography, Contested Land”. Paper presented by A. Schwann at CELA 2019 Conference ‘Engaged Scholarship’, Sacramento CA USA, March 7-9, 2019.

Schwann, A. “A Museum Of Anthropology: Reconciliation Of Contested Land”.  Poster presented at Transformations 2019 Conference, Santiago, Chile, October 16-18, 2019.

Schwann, A. “A Museum of Anthropology: Eco-Cultural Restoration”. Poster  presented at 4th European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA), Lisbon, Portugal, May 28-31, 2019.

Schwann, A. “Developing Place: Imagining Future Communities in Northern Canada.” Invited presenter at the SSHRC-funded Land: Terre Design Research Network Colloquium, Winnipeg, October 25-27, 2018.

Schwann, A. “Connections between Land and Culture: Learning from the North’s Cultural Landscape.” Presentation at the Manitoba Teachers’ Society Council for Indigenous Education in Manitoba Day Conference, Winnipeg, October 20, 2017.

Schwann, A. “Developing Place: Imagining Future Communities in Northern Canada.” Paper presented at ICASS IX. Umeå Sweden, June 8-12 2017.

Schwann, A. “Performative Landscape Building socio-economic and ecological resiliency through enhancing ecosystem services: a long-term cultural landscape strategy for the Okanagan.” Paper presented at Ecological Wisdom, Austin TX USA, November 17, 2016.

Schwann, A. and Epp, E. “Transformations in Northern Canada:  Imagining Future  Communities”. Paper presented by A. Schwann at  Transformations 2015: People and the Planet in the Anthropocene, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm, Sweden, October 6, 2015.

Schwann, A. “Developing Place: Imagining Future Communities in  Northern Canada”. Paper presented at Emerging Practices: Design Research and Education Conference, Shanghai, China, October 13.

Haenraets, J. and A. Schwann (co-presenters). “Atelier Anonymous: Global Perspectives on Landscape Design and Preservation.” Willowbank 2014 Lecture Series: Nature Culture: Contemplating the meeting ground between nature and culture, Niagra on the Lake, ON, April 12, 2014.

Bauer, A., Daitch, S., Dias, A. and A. Schwann. “Developing a Heritage Fund in the NWT: governance recommendations.” Presentation given to the GNWT Standing Committee on Operations and Oversight, GNWT, Yellowknife, NWT, May 27, 2014.

Daitch, S. and A. Schwann. “A Question of Future Prosperity: Developing a  Heritage Fund in the Northwest Territories.” Paper presented at International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS) VIII, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC, May 26, 2014.

Schwann, A. and J. Haenraets. “Acre: Envisioning a Baja resort experience at   the cross-roads of design, cultural heritage, and local community.” Paper presented by A. Schwann at CELA 2014 Conference ‘Layers: Landscape, City, and Community’, Baltimore USA, March 28, 2013.