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Dates to Remember

PARK(ing) Day
Friday, September 15
On September 15, ASLA will participate in PARK(ing) Day, an annual event in which local community members, students, and designers transform metered parking spaces into temporary parklets. More information.

Getting to Know Your Neighbors: A Field Walk through Native Plant Communities in Waltham
Saturday, September 9, 10:00 a.m.
Conservation land in Waltham (details sent directly to attendees)
Designing with a native plant palette is most fruitful when we understand these plants in context, and see the unique adaptations that help them thrive. Come get better acquainted with native plants! On this walk we will review the basics of botanical identification, discuss the growth habitats and preferred growing conditions of key species, and highlight recommended species for use in landscape design. More information.

California San Diego
San Diego ASLA 2017 Lecture Series
Thursday, September 7, 6:30 p.m.
Casa Del Prado – Balboa Park
Room 101
James Lord, founder of Surface Design, will discuss the firm’s diverse portfolio of award-winning landscapes and his personal ethos of balancing culture, ecology, and design vision with fiscal realities to create poetic spaces and experiences. More information.

ASLA Annual Golf Tournament
Monday, September 11, 9:30 a.m.
Maderas Golf Club
177750 Old Coach Road
Join the San Diego Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for its Annual Golf Tournament. More information.

Sketch & Watercolor Workshop
Saturday, September 9, 11:30 a.m.
Happy Leaf Kombucha
5700 W 25th Ave
Enhance your hand rendering skills. Practice and learn landscape sketching and watercolor techniques during a two-day workshop. More information.

Great Plains
2017 AIA SD + GPC ASLA Joint Conference “Leading by Design”
Thursday, September 14
The Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel
Sioux Falls
The AIA and ASLA conference will provide both organizations with a unique opportunity to meet with peers throughout the Great Plains region allowing the exchange of information critical to the architecture and landscape architecture professions. This year’s conference will provide technical educational sessions and interaction opportunities with industry exhibitors. Scheduled activities include an awards banquet, bicycle tour, guest speakers and networking events. More information.

Ignite! Presents Two Events: The Legacy of Dan Kiley and Landscape Architecture in Chicago Panel
Monday, September 11, 10:00 a.m.
Chicago Architecture Foundation and IIT - 2 Events
224 S. Michigan Avenue
Ignite! is a collaboration by Victor Stanley, Barlett Tree Experts and ILASLA to spark innovative thought, and provide professional development and networking opportunities for landscape architects and allied professionals. More information.

2017 Annual Meeting
Friday, September 15, 9:00 a.m.
BREC Greenwood Park
13350 Louisiana 19 Baker
Join the Louisiana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for its annual meeting. More information.

ASLA-MN 2017 Golf Event
Tuesday, September 12, 11:00 a.m.
Keller Golf Course
2166 Maplewood Drive
St. Paul
Join the Minnesota Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for its annual golf event. More information.

New Mexico
Student Professional Mixer @ Consensus Planning
Friday, September 8, 5:30 p.m.
Consensus Planning
302 8th Street Northwest

Join the New Mexico Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for a networking event for students to meet local professionals. More information.

New York
Gold Coast Tour: Planting Fields & Old Westbury Garden
Saturday, September 16, 10:00 a.m.
Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Rd
Please join us for a visit to Old Westbury Gardens and Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park on Saturday, September 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rain or Shine. More information.

New York Upstate
ESF- Inaugural Stuart Appel Memorial Lecture
Thursday, September 7, 5:30 p.m.
SUNY ESF- Gateway Center
1 Forestry Dr
Join the SUNY-ESF Department of Landscape Architecture for its Inaugural Stuart Appel Memorial Lecture featuring Gary Hildebrand. More information.

NYUASLA Advocacy Event 2017 - Environmental Advocacy in Central New York
Saturday, September 16, 9:00 a.m.
EcoVillage - Ithaca, NY
100 Rachel Carson Way
Please join us for our annual Advocacy Event on Saturday, September 16 in Ithaca, New York. Central New York has an active advocacy community with a record of success in influencing public policy and providing examples of sustainable living that have had influence far beyond the region. More information.

NGICP Certification Exam Prep
Friday, September 8, 8:00 a.m.
Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnnati
2715 Reading Road
National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) sets national certification standards for green infrastructure (GI) construction, inspection, and maintenance workers. Designed to meet international best practice standards, the certification advances the establishment of sustainable communities by promoting GI as an environmentally and economically beneficial stormwater management option, supporting the development of proficient green workers, establishing a career path for skilled GI workers. More information.

Japanese Garden Tour
Sunday, September 17, 1:00 p.m.
Portland Japanese Garden
611 SW Kingston Ave
Join ASLA Oregon for a free, private tour of Portland’s new Cultural Crossing expansion of the Japanese Garden. More information. []

Summer Wunder Hour: A Young Professional Celebration
Monday, September 18
1101 First St NE
Washington, DC
Join the Potomac Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for an emerging professional’s event. More information.

Regent Street Plaza Tour
Friday, September 15, 11:30 a.m.
145 S. Main Street
Salt Lake City
Tour Regent Street with Mark Morris, PLA, LEED, AP with Voda Landscape and Planning and Jesse Allen, ASLA, AIA with GSBS Architects. Regent Street is one of downtown Salt Lake City’s oldest (and most notorious) streets. With the arrival of the Eccles Theater in 2016, Regent Street has undergone a major overhaul, creating a new experience for visitors to our city. More information. []

SITES® Award Workshop
Thursday, September 14, 12:00 p.m.
1301 1st Ave #301
During the SITES AP Exam Contest, the Washington Chapter had the most members take the newly launched SITES exam! As a reward, ASLA in partnership with GBCI will provide a FREE half-day SITES workshop to our chapter. More information.

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