The Land Stewardship Letter is a bimonthly publication of the Land Stewardship
Project, a private, nonprofit organization devoted to fostering an ethic of
stewardship for our nation's land and water and to creating and supporting
environmentally, economically and socially responsible agricultural systems.
Members receive the newsletter as a benefit.
For a complimentary copy, contact: Rebecca Schon Kilde, LSP 2200 4th St. White
Bear Lake, MN 55110; tele. - (612) 653-0618
PAGE 1 - "When people become part of the solution," a feature on watershed
partnerships around the country that use drainage systems as a rallying point to
create communities tying together farmers, environmentalists and urbanites.
PAGE 2 - "Community built on water," a commentary on the importance of
"meandering river-like beyond the daily boundaries we live by" when setting up
watershed protection efforts that involve people from various points of view.
PAGE 4 - Newsbriefs: CSA conference Dec. 1-3; airport move threatens to take
9,000 acres of farmland out of production; SFA has new program manager
PAGE 5 - Newsbriefs: LSP receives grants; LSP concludes 5 years in Cannon River
area; staff changes
PAGE 6 - Newsbriefs: National Pork Producers Council expresses concerns about
market concentration; new CSA-congregation book available
PAGE 7 - "Looking toward a rural future," a feature about ways residential areas
can be designed to preserve farmland and open spaces
PAGE 8 - Policy update; HRM update
PAGE 11 - "The currency of currents," a feature on the economic implications of
PAGE 12 - A review of the book "Home on the Range: A Century on the High
Plains," by James R. Dickenson
PAGE 13 - A review of "Reflecting A Prairie Town: A Year in Peterson," by Drake
PAGE 14 - Opportunities & Resources
PAGE 16 - Stewardship Calendar