Thomas Woltz

Landscape architect

Landscape architect

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As crews begin installing metal nets in the canyons above Montecito to prevent a future debris flow, the community is still trying to decide how to remember the last one, which killed…

The debate over a Montecito memorial

As crews begin installing metal nets in the canyons above Montecito to prevent a future debris flow, the community is still trying to decide how to remember the last one, which killed…

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As crews begin installing metal nets in the canyons above Montecito to prevent a future debris flow, the community is still trying to decide how to remember the one that killed 23…

The debate over a Montecito memorial

As crews begin installing metal nets in the canyons above Montecito to prevent a future debris flow, the community is still trying to decide how to remember the one that killed 23…

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