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Outdoors for All Act Passes the U.S. House!

On April 9, the Outdoors for All Act unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives as a part of the EXPLORE Act package. The American Society of Landscape Architects and its members successfully advocated for the measure and now urges the Senate to swiftly pass its version of the bill.Read More

Historic Investments in Landscape Architecture Water Projects

The Biden-Harris administration recently announced historic funding related to our nation’s waters as part of its Investing in America Agenda. This initiative provides opportunities for landscape architects to transform our nation’s infrastructure while addressing the climate and biodiversity crisis.Read More

Federal Tax Bill to Support Landscape Architecture R&D

Landscape architects frequently conduct research and development (R&D) to expand knowledge, technology, and expertise in professional practice. To these ends, ASLA supports H.R. 2673, the American Innovation and Research and Development Act, which would allow businesses to receive full annual tax deductions for R&D expenses.Read More

DOT Wildlife Crossing Projects Now Funded

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced awards for wildlife crossing projects. These funds will help reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions to protect both motorists and biodiversity.Read More

White House Announces American Climate Corps

The White House has announced a new paid training and service program that could benefit emerging landscape architects. The American Climate Corps will help address the climate crisis by training and putting young people to work in clean energy, conservation, and climate resilience jobs.Read More