Worlding the end

Mara Dicenta & Gonzalo Correa (2021) Worlding the end: A story of colonial and scientific anxieties over beavers' vitalities in the Castorcene, Tapuya: Latin American Science, Technology and Society, DOI: 10.1080/25729861.2021.1973290 This article examines a technoscientific project for eradicating theNorth American beaver in Tierra del Fuego (TDF), an austral region known as“The End of the World.”Introduced from Canada into TDF... Continue Reading →

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Bio-Social Invasions in southern Patagonia

Archibald, J.L., Anderson, C.B., Dicenta, M. et al. The relevance of social imaginaries to understand and manage biological invasions in southern Patagonia. Biol Invasions 22, 3307-3323 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-020-02325-2 Here, we studied how terrestrial and freshwater vertebrate species assemblages in Tierra del Fuego (TDF) have been co-constructed between humans and nature. To analyze how socio-historical processes interact with biological invasions,... Continue Reading →

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Parks in Virginia – Explorations

Click here to check our interactive GIS map on Virginia's parks. Our class went to do some ethnographic explorations about Nature, Settler Colonialism, and Indigenous Voices in Conservation: York River State ParkFreedom ParkJamestown IslandCollege Landing more to come...

New Quarter Park

Julia, Adonis, Ezzie, and I (Annaliese) visited New Quarter Park on a Friday Afternoon in late March. New Quarter Park was far more vast and rich with history than we anticipated. We were eager to explore the park, especially long and winding "Queens Creek." The creek extends from New Quarter Park and serves as a... Continue Reading →

Jamestown Island Park Visit

On a warm Friday afternoon, we drove all the way down Jamestown Road until we arrived at Jamestown Island. The water was glimmering in the sun, and the clouds were voluminous. Margaret and her dad are in a cloud appreciation society, so she stopped to take a photo of the clouds to pass along to... Continue Reading →

College Landing Visit

Carly, Brittany, Jordan College Landing Park is located just off South Henry Street in Williamsburg, VA. Upon arriving, one enters a parking lot facing a body of water (College Creek). There is a wooden bridge (pictured above) which allows visitors to get a better view of the riverbanks as well as the muddy waters below.... Continue Reading →

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