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Dates of Note

Southern Section Luncheon
Tuesday, September 19, 11:30 a.m.
Tuscon Botanical Garden
2150 North Alvernon Way
Join the Arizona Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for a luncheon with Natina Products to learn how you can transform and improve the aesthetics of your projects. More information.

The Foundation of Our Landscapes: Understanding Site Analysis and Soil
Thursday, September 21, 1:00 p.m.
Great Hall Lodge at Cedar Hill Girl Scout Camp
265 Beaver St
Soil is the vital but often overlooked foundation of any landscape, influencing everything from site hydrology to suitability for specific plant species. Internationally known soil scientist John Swallow will teach us the essentials of soil and site analysis that a designer needs to know to create a landscape plan that is well tailored to its site, and to develop the sustainable practices vital to the long-term success of a project. More information.

Golf Outing
Friday, September 29, 7:00 a.m.
William J. Devine Golf Course
1 Circuit Dr
Held at the William J. Devine Golf Course at Franklin Park. Begin with breakfast, play golf and enjoy a wonderful BBQ lunch. More information.

California Southern
ASLA Southern California Mixer
Thursday, September 21, 6:00 p.m.
USA Shade and Fabric Structures
1085 Main Street, Suite C
Come enjoy some libations and good food and hear the latest from ASLA National regarding last minute details for the Annual Meeting in Los Angeles. It is sure to be a fun and informative evening. More information

Annual Gathering and Awards
Friday, September 22, 5:0 p.m.
Denver Botanic Gardens
909 York St
The 2017 Annual Gathering at the Denver Botanic Gardens will highlight the individual chapter awards, design awards, JSR Foundation, and an inspirational lecture by Michelle Jeffrey Delk of Snøhetta. More information.

Designing Green Roofs & Plazas
Thursday, September 28, 8:15 a.m.
The Hartford Club
46 Prospect Street Street
Join the Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for the Designing Green Roofs and Plazas, a symposium on the planning, design, and realization of unique amenity spaces above the street level. More information.

2017 IGIA Growers Tour
Thursday, September 21, 8:00 a.m.
GRO Hort
14440 Marengo Road
Join the Illinois Green Industry Association (IGIA) for the 2017 Fall Growers Tour at Goodmark Nurseries, GRO Horticultural Enterprises, Inc. and Hampshire Farms on September 21, 2017. More information.

2017 INASLA Annual Meeting
Friday, September 22, 8:00 a.m.
IVY Tech Culinary & Conference Center
2820 North Meridian Street
The Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects welcomes you to attend our annual meeting on Friday, September 22, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event will feature presentations from Justin Garrett Moore (New York City Public Design Commission Executive Director), Shawn M. Balon (ASLA Career Discovery & Diversity Manager), an outdoor walking tour, and a variety of educational sessions. More information.

2017 Michigan ASLA Annual Meeting
Thursday, September 28
The Gem Theater
333 Madison Street
Michigan ASLA is excited to announce that the 2017 MiASLA Annual Meeting will be Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Gem Theater in Detroit. Save the 27th for exciting pre-conference events. More information.

Night Sky Seminar
Thursday, September 21, 8:30 a.m.
Clyde Iron Works
Come to Duluth's first annual symposium for the night sky! Lighting is changing at a rapid pace. Year by year, we have continually chosen ever-brighter night lighting. More information.

New York
Everything Water 3.0: A Regional Perspective
Tuesday, September 19, 6:00 p.m.
Center for Architecture
536 LaGuardia Place
New York
The program will bring together experts from a wide spectrum of fields and perspectives, ranging from technical discussions to cultural concepts, political realities and visionary solutions. More information.

Garden Dialogues: James Rose Center
Saturday, September 23, 11:00 a.m.
James Rose Center
506 East Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood, New Jersey
TCLF president & CEO, Charles A. Birnbaum, and Dean Cardasis, Director of the James Rose Center for Landscape Architectural Research and Design, will examine the signature project of James Rose, who along with Garrett Eckbo and Dan Kiley, helped usher the profession of landscape architecture into the modern era. More information. ]

Public Spaces, Social Movements: How Planning and Design Can Shape Public Discourse
Friday, September 29, 8:30 a.m.
Center for Architecture
536 LaGuardia Place
New York
There is a clear resurgence of social movements happening throughout New York City and other major metropolitan areas in the United States. This renewed focus on the public realm calls into question how planners and designers can respond and engage with issues related to the civic commons. The local chapters of APA, AIA, and ASLA are co-hosting a one-day conference to examine this timely subject, explore contemporary issues associated with the civic commons, and discuss ideas for the future of spaces for public discourse. More information.

New York Upstate
Hardscrabble Farms Tour (A Tour of Our Shagbark Farm)
Wednesday, September 20, 10:00 a.m.
Shagbark Farm
700 Overlook Rd
Join the New York Upstate Chapter for a tour of Shagbark Farm. More information.

Joint Association Happy Hour
Thursday, September 21, 5:30 p.m.
462 S Ludlow St
Come network with industry leaders, students, young professionals, and engaged community members as we ramp up for DesignColumbus, Central Ohio's largest built environment educational conference and expo happening October 10 at the Ohio Union at OSU. More information.

Parks as Urban Infrastructure WEBINAR
Wednesday, September 20, 12:00 p.m.
Join this webinar to learn more about the multiple roles parks play in infrastructure from panelists at Georgia Tech Research Institute and the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. More information.

Become LEED Accredited! Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Tuesday, September 26, 6:00 p.m.
Lehigh University
Maginnes Hall
Room 111
This course is offered at a quarter of the price and time as the competition and is geared at allowing students to graduate with letters after their name. More information. []

Other locations:
Become LEED Accredited! Penn State
Wednesday, September 27, 6:00 p.m.
Penn State
Days Inn
Willow Room
More information.

Become LEED Accredited! Pittsburgh
Thursday, September 28, 6:00 p.m.
Carnegie Mellon University
Doherty Hall
Room 1211
More information.

Other events:
Breaking Urban: Designing for the Community
Friday, September 29, 8:00 a.m.
Delaware Center for Horticulture
1810 N Dupont St
This symposium will follow creation of vibrant urban landscapes from conception, through design and installation as well as address management concerns. We will focus on the importance of community involvement in the entire process. More information.

PA-DE Chapter: Eastern Section – SKETCH PHILLY
Saturday, September 30, 11:00 a.m.
Race Street Café
208 Race St
Join ASLA Pennsylvania / Delaware Chapter on September 30 for a sketch crawl, an event that combines the art of hand sketching in an urban setting, with sightseeing and libations. More information.

Prairie Gateway
2017 Annual Meeting + Social
Monday, September 25, 4:45 p.m.
10611 Nall Ave
Overland Park
Prairie Gateway Chapter invites you and your join fellow members of the Prairie Gateway Chapter for a night of fun and chapter updates. More information.

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