Practical, hands on, and most of all fun, the Garden Design
Workshop presents the opportunity to learn about functional and beautiful
garden design in Alaska’s local climates and helps participants develop unique
landscape plans for their gardens.
April 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
Join some of Arizona’s most influential landscape architects
for the Designing for Your Health & Well-Being lecture series.
April 12, 8:30 a.m.
This four-person shotgun scramble, open to the public, was
held in celebration of National Landscape Architecture Month.
Working Traces Lecture
April 2, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Julie Bargmann, of D.I.R.T. Studio, addressed participants
at UC Berkeley.
California, San Diego
"It’s Time to Grow" is the theme of So-Cal ASLA and
ValleyCrest's 2013 gathering at the Fillmore growing grounds, where attendees
can mingle with each other, see the trees up close, and enjoy spring in the
ASLA Colorado provided tours and information on Denver's
major parks and parkways.
Law Olmsted: Connecticut Yankee
Speakers will include author Justin Martin, who has written Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law
Olmsted, and filmmaker Lawrence Hott, who has produced a documentary on
Olmsted to be released in the fall.
Doug Smith, president of landscape architecture and design
firm EDSA, will give insight on the career of landscape architecture to
students in grades 5 through 7.
In partnership with Ball State and Purdue Universities,
landscape architecture students spent the afternoon visiting local offices.
Rouge Better Block Parklet
The built parklet, part of the Baton Rouge
Better Block event, was an area for visitors to sit in movable furniture
surrounded by shade trees within a food-truck area.
Landscape architects will speak with their state legislators to better
inform them of the important role of landscape architecture in placemaking in
Michigan and the relevance of licensure.
Greenleaf Pattee Presentation
In honor of NLAM, presenter Susanne Smith Meyer will lead a presentation
on Pattee as part of NHTI’s 2012–2013 Wings of Knowledge lecture series.
Walk and see downtown transportation and revitalization efforts,
including the 4th Street Mall and Historic Route 66, and bike portions of the
existing 50-Mile Loop.
April 13, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
The activity fosters the art of on-location drawing. On-location drawing
focuses our attention on the details, color, structure, and spatial
relationships of designed environments.
New York, Upstate
Women in the Dirt Film
April 2, 16, 18, 25, and 30
the Dirt highlights the work of seven award-winning women who have made their
mark in the field. The chapter will show these throughout upstate New York for
ASLA Oregon led a design charrette for a community garden and sponsored
a table to create awareness for landscape architecture.
Session with Dennis Carmichael, FASLA
April 6, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Carmichael discussed the value of hand-drawing skills and then led
participants through a series of drawing techniques.
Prairie Gateway/St. Louis
After a several-year hiatus, PGASLA and the St. Louis Chapter of ASLA headed
to the hill on behalf of all landscape architects in the state of Missouri.
‘First Friday’ Student Work Exhibition
April 5, 6:00 p.m.
In celebration of NLAM, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, offered
a presentation of student works at the Downtown Design Studio.
at Discovery Green
Texas ASLA hosted a booth and interactive session to promote landscape
architecture at Earth Day at Discovery Green.
ASLA/NLAM Public Radio Ad
VTASLA will promote the profession and the organization by placing ads on
Vermont's most-listened-to radio station, VT Public Radio.
Garden Design Project w/Seattle Public Schools
Various dates in April
WASLA is working with the Seattle Public School District to facilitate
design and construction of an educational rain garden experience at one of the
school district's elementary schools.
University of Wisconsin at Madison (UWM) landscape architecture students
displayed their designs at the Madison Capitol Building for an entire week in
honor of NLAM.