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State of the State
Thursday, October 12, 6:00 p.m.
Episcopal Church-The Epiphany
2222 South Price Road
Join Us for the Arizona Chapter ASLA's State of the State, 2017 Chapter Meeting. Meet your Executive Committee, hear what the chapter is doing and planning, let us know what we can do for you, as well as sign up to volunteer. More information. []

Design Practice & Technology
Friday, October 6, 9:00 a.m.
550 Arkridge Rd
Hot Springs
The Arkansas Chapter of ASLA and the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design present our Design Practice and Technology and the 2017 Arkansas ASLA Annual Awards Luncheon. More information.

Plant Communities of Eastern Massachusetts: Vital Context for Landscape Design
Wednesday, October 4, 1:00 p.m.
Great Hall Lodge at Cedar Hill Girl Scout Camp
265 Beaver St
A solid understanding of natural plant communities is indispensable for any designer looking to create native landscapes that are ecologically sound and aesthetically satisfying. Ecologist Pat Swain will describe the plant communities common in eastern Massachusetts, with an overview of the conditions that influence the species assembled in each one, and a focus on the structure of successional types that may be mimicked in a successful ecological design. More information.

California San Diego
Sustainable Design & Planning: Solutions to Create Green Streets
Wednesday, October 4, 11:30 a.m.
SDG&E Energy Innovation Center
4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego

The goal of the Green Streets luncheon is to introduce the concept of green streets and examine how to achieve its numerous beneficial components in the San Diego region regardless of design and policy barriers. The luncheon will first address the current green streets landscape in San Diego and will examine potential policy solutions such as alternative compliance. More information.

California Southern
Sketch Up Workshop with Daniel Tal
Saturday, October 7, 9:00 a.m.
UCLA Campus, Physics & Astronomy Bldg., Rm1425
10995 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles
Daniel Tal, RLA, ASLA, is a licensed practicing landscape architect in Denver and a Google SketchUp specialist who conducts workshops and seminars on SketchUp for landscape architects and architects. More information.

2017 Hawaii ASLA Annual Meeting - Mauka to Makai
Friday, October 6, 6:00 p.m.
The Willows Restaurant
901 Hausten St
Join the Hawaii Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for their 2017 Annual Meeting. More information.

Oktoberfest State of the Chapter
Wednesday, October 12, 5:30 p.m.
Bangers & Lace Wicker Park
1670 West Division St.
Join the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for Oktoberfest State of the Chapter. More information.

WILA-MN Networking Lunch
Tuesday, October 4, 11:30 a.m.
Whole Foods- Community Room
222 Hennepin Avenue
WILA-MN has been hosting informal networking lunches at Whole Foods Minneapolis throughout the year. The next lunch takes place on October 4. More information.

The State if Rainwater Harvesting in Minnesota
Tuesday, October 10, 11:30 a.m.
WSB & Associates, Inc.
701 Xenia Avenue South
Rainwater harvesting and water conservation is continuing to become more important, often challenging and increasingly vital for making our communities more sustainable for the long term. In 2016, the State of Minnesota made an amendment to the Minnesota Plumbing Code to allow for rainwater harvesting for indoor purposes like flushing toilets and other non-potable uses. More information.

WILA-MN Welcoming Party for Professionals and Students
Wednesday, October 11, 5:30 p.m.
Rachel Blaseg Home
1819 Dupont Avenue South
Join Women in Landscape Architecture – Minnesota is hosting a welcoming party for professionals and students. More information.

NVASLA Luncheon and Meeting
Wednesday, October 11, 11:45 a.m.
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
8050 Paradise Rd # 105
Las Vegas
Join the Nevada Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for the NVASLA Luncheon and Meeting. More information.

New York Upstate
The Olmsted Legacy + Upstate New York
Saturday, October 7, 8:30 a.m.
Rochester Brainery
176 Anderson Ave.
The stellar Olmsted legacy in upstate New York will be the subject of a full-day event exploring the relevance of these historic landscapes in the cities of today and tomorrow. More information.

North Carolina
Seventh Annual Richard C. Bell Lecture: James Burnett, FASLA, President, The Office of James Burnett
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 6:00 p.m.
NCSU Campus
Burns Auditorium
Join the North Carolina Chapter of ASLA for the Seventh Annual Richard C. Bell Lecture featuring James Burnett, FASLA, President, The Office of James Burnett. More information.

Healthy Watershed Tour: Stormwater Best Management Practices
Friday, October 6, 1:00 p.m.
Landis Homes Retirement Community
1001 E Oregon Rd
Tour the Landis Homes Retirement Community to learn about Stormwater Management best practices. More information.

Vincent Scully Prize - Conversation with a Reflective Practitioner: Laurie Olin, FASLA
Monday, October 16, 6:30 p.m.
National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, D.C.
Honor landscape architect Laurie Olin, FASLA, as he receives the Museum’s Vincent Scully Prize, presents a talk about his most noteworthy projects, and engages in conversation with landscape architect James Corner, about Olin’s long career as an educator, writer, and landscape architect. More information.

Red Butte Garden Tour & Dinner
Thursday, October 5, 5:30 p.m.
300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City
Bring your family for a beautiful night of fall fun sponsored by BioGrass. We will meet at Red Butte Garden for a tour of the new Water Conservation Garden. We will travel to Corner Bakery on Foothill Drive for dinner, compliments of BioGrass. More information.

Stories of Watershed - 4th Annual Film Event
Thursday, October 12, 7:00 p.m.
Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave
The 2017 Stories of Our Watersheds event will celebrate our watersheds by screening a series of short films that are entertaining, educational, and inspirational. The selected films represent a wide range of river systems across the Pacific Northwest and beyond. More information.

WIASLA 2017 Chapter Annual Meeting
Wednesday, October 5, 5:30 p.m.
Wisconsin Club Downtown
900 W Wisconsin Avenue
Please join the WI Chapter of ASLA for our Chapter Annual Meeting. We will be reporting on our 2017 year to the membership, thanking our 2017 sponsors, and discussing Chapter initiatives and goals for 2018. More information.

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