California San Diego
Balboa Park Lecture Series Event
March 15, 9:30 a.m.
Learn about the architecture of the Panama-California Exposition buildings in 1914 from Wayne Donaldson, the former California State Historic Preservation Officer. The lecture will be held at the NewSchool of Architecture & Design in San Diego. Suggested $5 donation.
Traveling Garden Party at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show
March 18, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Explore the Chicago Flower & Garden Show and tours of the gardens created by ILASLA sponsors. Tickets are $20 for members and $30 for non-members and include entry and refreshments. Register at the ILASLA website or buy your ticket at the door.
ASLA-NYs 4 CEUs and a Beer: Productive Landscapes in the Urban Environment
March 14, 1:00 – 7:00 p.m.
With urban agriculture emerging globally, many NYC residents are actively transforming open space, rooftops, and ecologically compromised environments to become local havens. But like everything else in NYC, survival is a challenge. In a series of dialogues, learn how design, landscape architecture, agriculture, and pollinators in the urban environment systemically relate to each other, and examine new implementation trends to ensure the health and sustainability of these productive urban landscapes.
Cost is $79 for ASLA-NY members, $99 for non-members, and $39 for students. Register through ASLA-NY’s website.
Around the State: Ohio Senate Passes S.C.R. 25
The State Senate has passed SCR 25, which would ban the use of LEED v4 by state agencies. The bill has been sent to the House. If this passes the House then any Ssate project will not be able to gain LEED registration or certification after next summer, when LEED v3 sunsets. To read the full bill, go here(http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/res.cfm?ID=130_SCR_25).
ASLA Oregon Chapter Symposium
March 15, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Registration is still open for the ASLA Oregon 2014 Symposium. This year’s theme will be INTERVENE, which explores how and why we as individuals choose to intervene in the landscape, as well as how we use our practice to impact social, environmental, and political issues. Join us as guest speakers discuss this topic, including our keynote speaker Richard Haag, FASLA.
Symposium registration includes: educational sessions, electronic handout materials, exhibits, Saturday continental breakfast and Saturday’s lunch and breaks. Please use this link to register.