River by Design – Essays on the Boise River

I was fortunate enough to contribute a chapter to a new book that will be published in June 2015.

River by Design

For those interested in reading the book (published under Creative Commons, by Boise State University), here’s the link to the Dropbox folder:


My chapter (also in the folder) is titled, Daylighting Caldwell. It’s an example of solid local leadership implementing urban renewal, but with a great range of public participation. The community was able to counter FEMA’s flood hazard determination and successfully create a new urban riverwalk, through the daylighting of a long-forgotten creek.