Category Archives: Conservation Planning

Serving the Community with Open Space The City of Mebane has purchased 54 acres of land from Unique Places. Posted on September 5, 2017 by UPLLC Unique Places recently sold a 54-acre property north of historic Cates Farm in Alamance County to the City of Mebane.... Read More
Tags: Sustainable, Nature, Wilderness
Unique Places CEO Awarded Private Landowner of the Year Jeff Fisher, CEO of Unique Places Awarded Private Landowner of the Year Award by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Posted on May 15, 2017 by UPLLC Durham, N.C.—Jeff Fisher, CEO of Unique Places LLC, was presented with the 2015-2016 Regional Director’s Private Landowner of the Year award... Read More
Tags: Sustainable, Nature, Wilderness
American Chestnut Restoration Project Unique Places Helps Facilitate Largest American Chestnut Restoration Project in History Posted on March 1, 2016 by UPLLC Chestnut blight (Cryphonectria parasitica) was first discovered in the United States in 1905 and killed more than four billion American... Read More
Tags: Sustainable, Nature, Wilderness
End of Summer 2015 Newsletter Check out our latest newsletter! Posted on October 10, 2015 by UPLLC Please click on the following link to view our 2015 End of Summer Newsletter. Unique Places Newsletter End of Summer 2015. If you... Read More
Tags: Sustainable, Nature, Wilderness
Rutherford Outdoor Coalition Online Viewer A fun way to view outdoor activities! Posted on August 7, 2015 by UPLLC Unique Places recently completed an online outdoor recreational viewer for the Rutherford Outdoor Coalition, a non-profit organization whose mission is... Read More
Tags: Sustainable, Nature, Wilderness
Using GIS to Navigate Land Management Activities “The map appears to us more real than the land.” -D.H. Lawrence Posted on April 28, 2015 by UPLLC Today’s world is location-aware. It’s a place where every modern device can tell us where we are and where we’re... Read More
Tags: Sustainable, Nature, Wilderness
Innovative Forest Management Workshop Combining Management and Research Posted on April 21, 2015 by UPLLC On April 8, 2015, Unique Places held a field tour describing the native species restoration through innovative forest management practices... Read More
Tags: Sustainable, Nature, Wilderness
Stewardship with Vision The Western Landowners Alliance Focuses on Landowner Conservation Posted on February 3, 2015 by UPLLC The Western Landowners Alliance has developed a short film series entitled, “Stewardship with Vision.”  The first episode features Jeff Laszlo. Focus... Read More
Tags: Sustainable, Nature, Wilderness
Pieces of a Puzzle Why Art and Science Matter to Conservation Posted on January 22, 2015 by UPLLC As both an artist and a scientist people sometimes ask me, “How does art affect your views on science?” or... Read More
Tags: Sustainable, Nature, Wilderness
Conservation and Development Can they coexist? Posted on December 23, 2014 by UPLLC For many, the terms ’Conservation’ and ‘Development’ are mutually exclusive concepts. How can you conserve something while simultaneously develop it?... Read More
Tags: Sustainable, Nature, Wilderness