Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Departmental Honors


Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning


As the frontiers of Alaska are developed in the coming years, there is a progressive need for landscape design that appropriately embraces the native wilderness, while creating livable environments for the people who cohabitate with nature at its fullest. This insight and real life application present an interesting understanding of the possibilities for landscape design in Alaska. With a rich history and diverse habitat, the constraints upon land transformation reflect an inert need for preservation of wilderness and the native landscape, protection of viable resources (peat bogs, wetlands, fresh water, vegetation and wildlife), and restoration of disturbed lands.



Faculty Mentor

Craig Johnson

Departmental Honors Advisor

Mike Timmons