U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, Hon ASLA
U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, Hon ASLA, will receive the Olmsted Medal. The award recognizes individuals, organizations, agencies, or programs outside the profession of landscape architecture for environmental leadership, vision, and stewardship. First elected to the U.S. Congress in 1996, Congressman Blumenauer represents Oregon’s 3rd Congressional district and is a leading environmental advocate. Among his many accomplishments, Congressman Blumenauer has authored and co‐sponsored legislation to preserve and protect public lands, shift the nation’s energy policy towards renewable energy and energy efficiency, curb global warming, and clean our nation’s water bodies.