A Story of Ecological Change: Behmerwald Nursery in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
ENV-366 Ecological Change in Historical Perspective
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Between 1894 and 2017, Schwenksville and the immediate surrounding area, including Behmerwald Nursery, has slowly changed from a landscape of majority rain-fed farmland to a mixed settlement. This Story Map utilizes oral histories, archival documents and geospatial data to tell the story of these changes to the local community.
Schwenksville, Behmerwald Nursery, agriculture, residential development, Perkiomen river, housing, open space, forests
Agriculture | Environmental Studies | Forest Management | Geographic Information Sciences | Urban Studies and Planning
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Williams, Kacie; Warnick, Emma; Bookman, Kyle; Swartz, Breanna; White, Amanda; and Donnelly, Bill, "A Story of Ecological Change: Behmerwald Nursery in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania" (2019). Landscape Ethnographies of Southeastern Pennsylvania. 2.