Last weekend, Public Awareness Representatives from 47 chapters and Advocacy Representatives from 34 chapters attended the Public Awareness and Advocacy Summits in Alexandria, Virginia. See related stories in this issue of LAND.
Call for Nominations
ASLA-NCC is currently seeking nominations for the 2013-2014 Executive Committee. The elections will be held in August for terms that begin after the annual meeting in Boston. No special skills are required other than being experienced in the field and interested in expanding the profession. If you, or someone you know, has ever thought, “Why don’t they…?” or “It would be great if they ...,” then you should consider a position on the Board.
1st Annual Dash for Design 5k
Sunday, July 28, 7:00 a.m.
Join the Ohio Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (OCASLA) and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) for a summer 5k Run & Walk through the Scioto Audubon Metro Park! The 5k race seeks to create awareness, promote the design fields, specifically landscape architecture and interior design, and celebrate our parks, such as the Scioto Audobon Metro Park. Registration information in link.
New York Upstate
LA Northfork Tour
July 26, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Join NY Upstate for a tour that explores tree and plant problems encountered after Sandy. In this tour, participants will learn mitigation techniques for tree and plant storm damage, become familiar with elements of garden design using zonal and tropical plants and gain insight on a high level of horticulture and plant selection criteria.