Updates from ASLA

Mark Your Calendars

Adaptive Planting Palettes for Pollinators Support in a Changing Climate
Tuesday, February 13, 11:30 a.m.
Tucson Botanical Garden
2150 N Alvernon Way
Join the Arizona Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for its Southern Section Luncheon to learn more about adapting planting palettes for pollinator support. More information.

ASLA Mentor Mixer
Thursday, February 15, 6:00 p.m.
Gordon Biersch
420 S Mill Ave #201
Join the Arizona Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for an opportunity for students to meet local professionals. More information.

Hemlock Hospice: Landscape Ecology, Art, and Design
Tuesday, February 6, 6:30 p.m.
Harvard Graduate School of Design
48 Quincy Street
This talk focuses on the intersection of ecology, art, and design as viewed through the lens of the Hemlock Hospice project. Hemlock Hospice is an art-based interpretive trail conceived and developed by David Buckley Borden, Aaron M. Ellison, and their team of interdisciplinary collaborators. More information.

California San Diego
Urban Forestry/Tree San Diego Panel Discussion
Wednesday, February 7, 11:00 a.m.
War Memorial Building, Park Blvd
San Diego
Join us for a panel discussion on February 7! Trees provide many essential city services, including stormwater retention, shade, and cooling streets and neighborhoods, and walkability of sidewalks. Panelists will outline rationale and requirements for planning, installing, and maintaining trees to maximize the “green” services that healthy trees provide. More information.

California Southern
LA River and Beyond – The Future of Open Space in Los Angeles
Thursday, February 8, 5:00 p.m.
The California Club
538 South Flower
Los Angeles
With significant projects for the LA River, Pershing Square, Hollywood Central Cap Park, among others, LA is undergoing a major revitalization of its Open Spaces that is not only demonstrating the value of open space to our communities, but spurring dynamic development in its midst. More information.

Winter LARE Review Session
Friday, February 17, 8:00 a.m.
IIT College of Architecture - Crown Hall, Room C14
3360 S. State Street
The session format enables candidates to assess strength and weakness, to preview problem styles, experience drilling, discover success factors as well as hear an overview of exam content to enhance overall exam performance. More information.

Sustainable Sites Initiative + Sites Collaborative Kickoff
Thursday, February 13, 11:30 a.m.
WSB & Associates, Inc.
701 Xenia Avenue South #300
On February 13, join two Minnesota practitioners as they dive into the SITES v2 rating system, the first rating system that is available to the public for use on any project to pursue certification as a sustainable landscape. More information.

New Jersey
2018 Annual Meeting
Sunday, February 11 – Tuesday, February 13
Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center
777 Harahs Blvd
Atlantic City
This year’s annual meeting will be held at Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City, N.J., from Sunday, February 11 to Tuesday February 13. The full program includes 14 hours of continuing education credits approved by New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, LACES and New York HSW plus eight hours of continuing education approved for CM credit by AICP. More information. []

New Mexico
Allied Professional Mixer
Tuesday, February 13, 4:30 p.m.
High and Dry Brewing
529 Adams Street Northeast
Join the New Mexico Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for an opportunity for design professionals to network and learn about the new Integrated Development Ordinance, which contains the new land use, zoning, and planning regulations for the City of Albuquerque. More information.

New York Upstate
NY Upstate Chapter Annual Reception
Friday, February 9, 5:00 p.m.
Coltivare Culinary Center
235 S Cayuga St
Join the New York – Upstate Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for its annual chapter reception. More information.

Pennsylvania / Delaware
Practitioner Training – Growing Greener: Writing Conservation by Design Ordinances
Friday, February 9, 9:00 a.m.
The Barn at Camp Olympic Park, Lower Macungie Township
3120 S. Cedar Crest Blvd.
Participants will become familiar with the specific wording and provisions that typically must be added to existing codes to give local officials the tools they need to ensure that new subdivision proposals will be designed around the central organizing principle of land conservation. More information.

Rhode Island
CEU opportunity hosted by EJ Prescott: Civil Engineering Toolbox
Tuesday, February 6, 7:30 a.m.
Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick
801 Greenwich Ave
Please join us for one of three full day workshops focusing on innovations and best management practices for roadway stabilization, erosion and sediment control, drainage and low impact development. More information.

Emerging Professionals Networking Event
Tuesday, February 15, 6:00 p.m.
Bayberry Beer Hall
381 W Fountain St
A night for catching up with old friends and meeting new ones who share a love of landscape architecture, facilitated by the RIASLA. More information.

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