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ASLA Online Learning: Second Quarter in Review

Clockwise from top left: Washington, D.C. Pride | Fitts-Woolard Hall, NC State University | Art Howard. Revit model for Traverse City Public Pier, Michigan | Keenan Gibbons, ASLA, SmithGroup. Tenney Park and Yahara River Parkway, in Madison, Wisconsin | Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HALS WI-21. ASLA 2020 Professional Research Honor Award. Climate Positive Design. Pamela Conrad, ASLA. | CMG Landscape Architecture. ASLA 2020 Professional Urban Design Award of Excellence. Dilworth Park, Philadelphia. OLIN. | Sahar Coston-Hardy.

Over the first half of the year, more than 20 ASLA webinars were organized and presented by ASLA members, committees, and Professional Practice Networks, covering a variety of topics, from BIM to optimizing bioretention. 

See the April 6 issue of LAND for a recap of the first quarter’s ten webinars and stay tuned for announcements of upcoming events. If you missed any of the live virtual presentations that have taken place recently, the recordings are available. Here’s the second quarter in review:

ASLA Regional Climate Action Event: Southern Pacific Coast
Hosted by the Climate Action Committee and ASLA Climate Action Network
Recorded on April 7
Free to view

The Launch of the Urban Design Category for the ASLA Awards Program
Hosted by the Urban Design Professional Practice Network
Recorded on April 13
Free to view

BIM Roundtable with EDSA and SmithGroup
Hosted by the Digital Technology Professional Practice Network
Recorded on April 14
Free to view

Upstream-Downstream: Optimizing Bioretention Function Through Research, Engineering, Design, and Maintenance1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)
Recorded on April 20
$40 for ASLA members, $30 for Associate ASLA members, FREE for Student ASLA members

Still Drawing – Design and Collaboration in a Virtual World1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)
Recorded on April 27
$40 for ASLA members, $30 for Associate ASLA members, FREE for Student ASLA members

LARE Prep Workshop: Section 3 – Design
Recorded on May 7
$50 for ASLA members, Associate ASLA members, and Student ASLA members

LARE Prep Workshop: Section 4 – Grading, Drainage, and Construction Documents
Recording on May 14
$50 for ASLA members, Associate ASLA members, and Student ASLA members

Conversations with Olmsted: His Visions for Reform1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)
Co-hosted by ASLA and the National Recreation and Park Association as part of Olmsted 200
Recorded on May 18
Free to view

Demystifying the LARE - What to Expect and How to Study
Recorded on June 8
Free to view for ASLA members

Partners in HALS Documentation: HALS and the National Register
Hosted by the Historic Preservation Professional Practice Network’s Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) Subcommittee
Recorded on June 14
Free to view

Who Are We? Queer Voices in Landscape Architecture
Hosted by ASLA in celebration of Pride Month
Recorded on June 16
Free to view

To explore all upcoming ASLA webinars and past presentations, please visit Please note: three of the webinars listed above offer LA CES-approved professional development hours. You may access nearly 200 on-demand webinars available for professional development via, including the Free PDH of the Month webinar, for ASLA members only! Through June 30, we are featuring: Equity and Inclusion in Practice: How Do We Get There? - 1.25 PDH (LA CES/non-HSW) as this month's Free PDH.

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