Bart Johnson, Department of Landscape Architecture

Bart Johnson

Professor Emeritus
Practice Areas: Landscape Architecture, Conservation, Wildfires, Climate Change

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Bart Johnson is an academic expert in landscape architecture, biodiversity conservation, landscape design, climate change adaptation and urban ecology, with a particular emphasis on wildfire risk management and biodiversity conservation. Both Bart's teaching and research focus on the integration of ecology into landscape design, planning and management. His current research investigates the challenges posed by climate change for regional ecosystems and human settlements, including impacts on plants, wildlife and people.

Recent Media: 
Stopping wildfires may be key to slowing climate change (Newsweek, Oct. 4, 2022)
3 wildfire lessons for forest towns as Dixie Fire destroys historic Greenville, California (The Conversation, August 6, 2021)
UO experts: Wildfires across Oregon herald one possible future (Around the O, Sept. 11, 2020)
UO students re-imagine Mt. Pisgah Summit (KLCC, Feb. 16, 2020)
People, landscapes & wildfire (Jefferson Public Radio, Nov. 8, 2019)
UO prof heads project to help people adapt to wildfire risks (Around the O, Oct. 15, 2019)
Landscape architecture professor’s research honored nationally by CELA (Around the O, April 25, 2014)
Scientists focus on on endangered prairies (Around the O, March 13, 2013)
Climate-controlled time machine tests prairie future (Voice of America, June 22, 2011)