The Mounds - America's First Cities

APA Missouri Chapter


Thursday, June 7, 2018
1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. CDT

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Laura Lyon and Ed Weilbacher with Heartlands Conservancy will present their efforts to elevate the status of the Cahokia Mounds to a national designation within the National Park Service.  Although often overlooked, Cahokia Mounds is a World Heritage Site and is considered one of the greatest achievements in the ancient history of our continent.  Planners will learn the history of the site, its preservation, and the process elevate its status to a national designation.


Ed Weilbacher

Ed Weilbacher, Vice-president Building Greener Communities, has over 42 years of experience and serves as Vice President for Building Greener Communities for HeartLands Conservancy. He previously worked for USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service for 36 years and served 22 years as Coordinator assigned to assist HeartLands Conservancy until his retirement ... Read More

Laura Lyon

Laura Lyon, is a Special Projects Coordinator for Heartlands Conservancy and also serves as VP/Principal at H3 Studio. Laura has a background in urban design, planning, and landscape architecture, as well as graphic design and marketing. Read More

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