Dana L. Jackson

Title
Associate Director
Address
Land Stewardship Project
821 E. 35th St., Ste. 200
City, State, Zip
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407
Country
USA
E-mail
danaj[at]landstewardshipproject.org
Award Year
1990

Research

Project Details

The Land Institute

Dana and Wes Jackson received a joint fellowship to pursue their work with The Land Institute, a research and education center focused on sustainable agriculture. As a co-founder of the organization, Dana Jackson used her share of the fellowship to publish and conduct collaborative work and legislative advocacy. She joined the staff of the Land Stewardship Project in 1994 and used Pew funds to support the Agroecological Restoration Project and to provide operating assistance for the Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary in Kerala, India.

Biography

Dana Jackson is a senior program associate at Land Stewardship Project, a Minnesota based conservation and sustainable agriculture organization (www.landstewardshipproject.org). She coordinates the St. Croix River Valley Buy Fresh Buy Local® Chapter, developing community based food systems that protect the ecological and scenic resources of the St. Croix, a National Scenic River. She helped found and now serves on the Board of Directors of the Wild Farm Alliance, a California-based organization with a mission to promote agriculture that helps to protect and restore wild Nature (www.wildfarmalliance.org).

MORE INFORMATION

Land Stewardship Project

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EDUCATION

Master of Public Administration, Massachusetts
Harvard: 1992, USA

Bachelor of Science, University of Kansas
1958: Language Arts Education, Kansas, USA

KEY LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Kansas Task Force on Agriculture
1986

Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission
1978-1981

KEY AWARDS & HONORS

Marine Fellow
1990: Pew Fellows Program in Conservation and the Environment

Chevron Conservation Award
1989

Distinguished Service Award
1988: Kansas Wesleyan

Environmental Quality Award
1979: EPA Region VII

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

  • Jackson, D. and L.L. Jackson (eds.), Leopold-Bradley, N., and N. Leopold-Bradley (eds.). 2002. The Farm as Natural Habitat: Reconnecting Food Systems with Ecosystems. Island Press, Covelo, CA, USA. (250 pp)
  • Jackson, D. and S.W. Jackson. 1990. Agriculture with Nature as Analogy. In: Sustainable Agriculture for Temperate Zones (C. Francis ed.). John Wiley and Sons
  • Jackson, D.. 1990. Agriculture and the Environment.. In: Keynote speech: Kansas Organic Producers Annual Meeting.. Keynote speech: Kansas Organic Producers Annual Meeting
  • Jackson, D.. 1989. Yesterday and Tomorrow: Reflections on the Environmental Movement.. In: Kansas Natural Resources Fall Conference.. Kansas Natural Resources Fall Conference