Author Archives: Trey Bond

APA STaR Student Project Award

APA STaR award winners.  From left to right: Sean Reiss, Dr. Kathryn Frank, Jana Rosenbloom, Michael Volk, Rong Zeng, and Kevin Bennett. The Planning for Coastal Change in Levy County team is pleased to announce that four graduate students from the … Continue reading

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Coastal Towns in Transition

Many small coastal towns, such as Cedar Key, Yankeetown, and Inglis, are confronted with the challenge of attracting visitors and residents for economic development while maintaining their unique, vernacular character. Moreover, the concerns for quality, compatible design of new development … Continue reading

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Changing Levy Coast Arts Project

Cedar Key Art Center exhibits reflect coastal change On February 1st, the Cedar Key Arts Center and the University of Florida hosted the opening reception for two “coastal change” art exhibits that remain on display at the Center throughout the … Continue reading

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The Vernacular

The term vernacular is a word most often heard in academic circles.  It is the type of word typically reserved for theoretical discussions and peer-reviewed papers.  In fact, a person could be forgiven if they reacted with surprise at hearing … Continue reading

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Yankeetown – Inglis Adaptive Design Report

Planning for sea level rise in rural communities is a diverse challenge, and the Planning for Coastal Change in Levy County project has responded with diverse solutions. Most recently, the Yankeetown-Inglis Adaptive Design Report puts forward possible adaptation strategies for coastal change … Continue reading

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Adaptation Strategies for the Natural Environment

As we plan for the impacts of sea level rise and the changes it will bring to coastlines such as those in Levy County, additional focus must be turned to preserving the natural environment. Florida’s coastline is made up of … Continue reading

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The Art of Understanding Coastal Change

There are many ways to communicate important matters of concern and ideas for discussion within the communities we live in.  One of the oldest methods and, arguably, most engaging is through art.  Motivating members of a community to understand the … Continue reading

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