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Welcome To

By Zach Vega
Welcome To is a resource for local officials, planners and engaged citizens about the new research, best practices and case studies from around Michigan and the Great Lakes region. Guests include professionals in academia, private sector leaders, community champions and public officials. This podcast is presented by the Land Information Access Association (LIAA), a non-profit based out of Traverse City, Michigan. LIAA's efforts focus on community engagement and sustainability by providing best practices for resiliency.
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Ep. 18: Know the Great Lakes Pt. 5
Brian Majka discusses shoreline armoring, protection and restoration along the Great Lakes coasts.
December 21, 2020
Ep. 17: Know the Great Lakes Pt. 4
Dr. Ethan Theuerkauf discusses the latest findings in the Great Lakes coastal geomorphology.
December 13, 2020
Ep. 16: Know the Great Lakes, Pt. 3
Matt Warner discusses the state of Michigan's programs for improving coastal resilience along the Great Lakes shoreline.
August 17, 2020
Ep. 15: Know the Great Lakes, Pt. 2
Dr. Richard Norton discusses the legal implications of the Great Lakes high waters.
July 27, 2020
Ep. 14: Know the Great Lakes, Pt. 1
Dr. Guy Meadows discusses the unique dynamics of the Great Lakes.
July 06, 2020
Ep. 13: A Farm is a Farm, sometimes
Mary Reilly discusses the farm economy and regulation.
May 29, 2020
Ep. 12: Aristotle for Planners
Dr. Lee Trepanier discusses Aristotle's teachings and their application in the urban planning field.
April 27, 2020
Ep. 11: New Urbanism Update
Robert Gibbs discusses New Urbanism
March 30, 2020
Ep. 10: Child-Centric Planning in Detroit
Matt Williams discusses child-centric planning in the City of Detroit.
March 04, 2020
Ep. 9: Labor of Love in Saginaw
Pastor Roy Baldwin discusses community outreach efforts, as part of One Week, One Street.
February 14, 2020
Ep. 8: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
Dr. Linda Nubani discusses Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design principles.
January 27, 2020
Ep. 7: Planning for Trails
Julie Clark discusses TART Trails and the keys to successfully implementing a trail project.
January 10, 2020
Ep. 6: Charrettes: Facilitating Community Collaboration
Holly Madill discusses charrettes and community facilitation.
December 19, 2019
Ep. 5: Self-Driving Vehicles
Dr. Mark Wilson discusses autonomous vehicles.
December 03, 2019
Ep. 4: Grassroots Neighborhood Revitalization
Coleman Yoakum discusses Micah 6 Community and grassroots neighborhood revitalization.
November 15, 2019
Ep. 3: Informal Housing
Dr. Noah Durst discusses informal housing in the United States.
November 01, 2019
Ep. 2: Domicology
Dr. Rex LaMore discusses the emerging field of Domicology, a new way of understanding the life cycle of structures.
October 18, 2019
Ep. 1: Recreational Marijuana | Climate Change Health Impacts
Mary Reilly discusses planning for recreational marijuana and Brad Neumann discusses the health impacts of climate change.
October 17, 2019