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Arizona
Public Lands Event
October 5 – 7, 2012
Cost: $25 members, $50 non-members (includes one-year membership)

Join the Arizona Trails Association, along with various public agencies, AzASLA members, and local community members in the annual convergence of AZT fanatics. 


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Illinois
Oktoberfest at the Arboretum
October 10, 2012
MORTON ARBORETUM - Thornhill Education Center

Highlighting chapter and professional volunteer efforts.

Indiana
Green Drinks with the Indiana USGBC
October 10, 2012, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
JK O’Donnel’s, Indianapolis, IN

Green Drinks is a social affair hosted by the USGBC. Come out and enjoy a cold beverage as you network with members of the sustainability community.

Iowa
2012 Fall ASLA Awards Program Gala
October 18, 2012
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
Des Moines, Iowa

Louisiana
Volunteer for the Coast with Abita Beer and CRCL
September 29, 2012, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Grand Isle State Park, Louisiana, LA

Hurricane Isaac’s impact in August washed away many of the dunes along the park’s shoreline, which is critical to the protection of wetlands and communities there.  This storm was just the latest hit that Grand Isle has taken, having sustained prior damage from 2011’s Tropical Storm Lee and the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Disaster.  Help us save this important stretch of Louisiana coast by volunteering to install dune fences and plant dune grass, which helps stabilize the fragile beach along Grand  Isle.

Nevada
Southern Nevada Trails Day Celebration
October 6, 2012, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Cornerstone Park, Nevada.

Join us for our annual trails day celebration to learn about trails, trails, and more trails. The celebration includes informational exhibits and presenters, activities for all ages, a youth fun walk, and the City of Henderson Trails Photo Contest display and awards presentation.

Pennsylvania/Delaware
Tree Climbing School
October 1 – 5, 2012
Freedom Foundation, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

This five-day tree climbing school is sponsored by the Pennsylvania State Cooperative Extension and the International Society of Arboriculture PennDel Chapter. The school is designed to teach the fundamentals of safe tree climbing and maintenance. Major emphasis will be placed on safety and learning the skills required to climb and prune trees. For course information and registration please click here.

St. Louis
SPOKE, an Architectural Bike Tour of Downtown St. Louis
Sunday, Sept. 30, 7 a.m. – 10 a.m.

As part of STL Design Week 2012, the St. Louis chapters of the American Institute of Architects and the American Society of Landscape Architects have teamed up to bring you SPOKE, a docent-led architectural bike tour through downtown St. Louis. The free, eight-mile ride will highlight some of the landmarks our city has to offer and will benefit the non-profit cycling program B-Works.

For more information contact Executive Director Elizabeth Graff at exdir@stlouisasla.org.

Virginia
Watershed and Stormwater Conference
Monday, October 8, 2012
7 a.m.
Duration: 3 Days

Watershed management has become a multidisciplinary effort that engages an entire team, from the professional geologists and hydrologists who enhance our understanding of the movement of water across and under the land, to the professionals who conduct research and develop the tools for implementing best management practices, to the citizens who live in the watershed and witness the day to day activities that influence its health. In today's complex world of budgets and regulations, the field of watershed management must also includes environmental economists and enforcement professionals in order to effectively navigate and implement the tools of watershed protection. The topics of the 2012 Watershed and Stormwater Conference include both wide-ranging topics to address the needs of this varied audience while ensuring an offering of new and emerging ideas in the field. 



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