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GENERAL

American Congress on Surveying and Mapping 
American Farmland Trust
American Resort Development Association 
American Society for Testing and Materials
Athena Institute
The American Horticultural Therapy Association
CATENA - Digital Archive of Historic Gardens and Landscapes
Center for Environmental Innovation and Leadership  
Congress for the New Urbanism 
Cyburbia: The Urban Planning Portal 
Frederick Law Olmsted
Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site 
Green Building Products by McGraw-Hill Sweets
International City/County Management Association 
International Council of Shopping Centers 
Irrigation and Green Industry Network
Landscape Architecture Foundation 
Marble Institute of America
National Association of Counties 
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties 
National Congress for Community Economic Development 
National Federation of Independent Business 
National League of Cities 
Neighborhood Works Net 
Sapling: Architecture, Planning Landscape Information Gateway 
Society of Environmental Graphic Design
Society for Marketing Professionals 
U.S. Composting Council
U.S. Conference of Mayors 
World Waterpark Association 

RELATED ORGANIZATIONS 

American Institute of Architects (AIA) 
American Planning Association (APA) 
American Public Gardens Association (APGA) 
American Society of Golf Course Architects 
American Trails
Association of Professional Landscape Designers 
The Brick Industry Association 
The Construction Specifications Institute 
Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture 
Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards 
The Design Build Institute of America 
Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) 
International Society of Arboriculture 
The Irrigation Association 
Landscape Management 
National Concrete Masonry Association 
National Council for Science and Environment 
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) 
National Scenic Byways Online
PLANET Professional Landcare Network
Society of Urban Arborists 
Urban Land Institute (ULI) 
The Tree Care Industry Association 
Wave Hill Catalog of Landscape Records 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT INFORMATION

Americans with Disabilities Act Information 
ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities 
U.S. Access Board: Accessibility for People with Disabilities

SOFTWARE

Proprietary Software

Eagle Point - LANDCADD 
Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI): GIS and Mapping Software 
Masterspec Software 
CITYgreen Software
VectorWorks LandMark Software 

Open Source Software (OSS)

Archimedes - CAD
Blender - 3D modeling
BRL-CAD - CAD 
Compiz Fusion - Composite window manager    
Freemind - Idea mapping for meeting notes, brainstorming
Gimp - Image and graphics editor, alternative to Photoshop.
Grass - Geographic Information System (GIS)
Inkscape - Vector graphics editor, similar to Adobe Illustrator
Scribus - Desktop publisher, similar to Adobe InDesign and Quark Express
QCad - CAD

Freeware 

Google Sketch-up - 3D Modeling
Kerkythea - Renderer, sketch-up plugin available
Terragen - Landscape modelling

GREEN ROOFS

Greenroofs.com
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
Michigan State University Green Roof Research
North Carolina State University's BAE Green Roof Research
Penn State Green Roof Research

HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Historic American Landscapes Survey
NPS Historic Landscape Initiative 
National Preservation Institute
National Trust for Historic Preservation 
Preserve and Protect 
Preservation Directory - Research Tools and Marketing Resources for Historic Preservation 
The Trust for Public Land

HORTICULTURE  

American Horticulture Society 
American Public Gardens Association (APGA) 
GardenWeb 
Horticulture World 
National Gardening Association
Texas A & M Horticultural Site 
The Royal Horticultural Society 
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS 

Australian Institute of Landscape Architects 
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects 
European Landscape Architecture Student Association (ELASA) 
International Federation of Landscape Architects 
The Landscape Institute, UK

PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS 

Architectural Record 
Architect Magazine
Building Green
Design Intelligence
Ecotecture - the Online Journal of Ecological Design
Eco-structure magazine
Environmental Design+Construction
Garden Design Magazine 
Green@work
Horticulture Magazine 
IFLA Online Journal
Land Development Today
Landscape Design
Landscape Journal
Landscape Management
Landscape and Urban Design
Native Plants Journal
New Urban News 
Landscape Australia
Landscape Design Online
 
Solutions Journal 
Stormwater Editor
Terrain.org A Journal of Built and Natural Environments
Topos 
Water Efficiency Editor

LIVABLE COMMUNITIES AND SMART GROWTH

CEOs for Cities 
Energy Shift
Green Space Design 
The Institute of Brownfield Professionals
Partners for Livable Communities 
Planetizen - The Planning & Development Network 
Research Design Connections 
Smartgrowth Network 
U.S. Green Building Council 
Walkable Communities, Inc.

PLANTS AND TREES 

Center for Urban Forest Research 
National Wildlife Federation 
Native Plant Conservation Alliance 
Plant finder 
Plants for a future 
Tree link 
Tree Ordinances
United Plant Savers
Urban Forestry -- Forestry Library
Wild Ones
Wildflower Center

THERAPEUTIC GARDENING 

The American Horticultural Therapy Association 
Therapeutic Landscapes Database

TRANSPORTATION PLANNING

American Public Transit Association 
Centre for Sustainable Transportation 
Citizens for Sensible Transportation
Green Highways Partnership

U.S. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

U.S. Forest Service 
U.S. National Park Service 
Occupational Outlook Handbook (BLS) - Landscape Architects 

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