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Hunter’s 1st Annual Spring Cornhole Tournament

Hunter Industries tested out a new event for 2017, hosting their 1st annual Spring Cornhole Tournament during the month of March. Over the last two weeks, 60 people attended the first Cornhole Tournament at the Anaheim Brewery and 80 people attended second tournament at LPA in Irvine (representing 28 firms in total). It turned out [...]

By | 2017-03-27T16:30:51+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

FHWA Publishes Metropolitan Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning Handbook

On March 8, 2017, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Planning published a Handbook, titled "Metropolitan Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning Handbook." The purpose of this handbook is to provide Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) with practical information and examples, as they consider pedestrian and bicycle transportation in their regional planning activities. Based on research including [...]

By | 2017-03-24T13:01:12+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Advocacy, Uncategorized|

Regulatory Changes that Could Impact Licensure

Over 4,000 state legislative bills were introduced by late February in Sacramento (a record number for the beginning of the state's two year legislative session). Among the many bills are several measures that could impact many state licensees if legislators decide to make the entry into different professions easier. The upside for the agencies is, [...]

By | 2017-03-16T14:34:28+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Advocacy, Industry News, Uncategorized|

ASLA Celebrations World Landscape Architecture Month

This April the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) will celebrate World Landscape Architecture Month by highlighting the work of its members, chapter by chapter. Starting on April 1, for the next 49 days, a different chapter will take over ASLA's Instagram each day to show the best of the profession from around the country. [...]

By | 2017-03-14T15:23:38+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) Announces Fellows and Olmsted Scholars for 2017-2018

The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) is thrilled to announce the Fellows and recent Olmsted Scholars selected for this inaugural year of the LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership! Congratulations to our very own Southern California ASLA Member, Claire Latane', one of four Fellow LAF Fellows named for this inaugural year of 2017-2018. Two Olmsted Scholars [...]

By | 2017-03-14T15:32:38+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Industry News, Member Spotlight|

A Conversation with Women from Cal Poly Pomona

Approximately 130 people turned out on Monday, February 27 for "A Conversation with Women from Cal Poly Pomona Landscape Architecture". Held as part of the Cal Poly Pomona Department of Landscape Architecture's 60th Anniversary celebrations, the department hosted a screening of the documentary "Ruth Shellhorn: Midcentury Landscape Design in Southern California.” The documentary was followed [...]

By | 2017-03-07T15:51:49+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Texas Chapter Awards

On Saturday, February 11, Southern California members came together to help judge the Texas Chapter award submissions. Over 80 projects were submitted in design, planning, communication and research. Those members who participated were Gary Fishbeck, Landscape Architect; Brett Miller from BMLA, Inc.; Aeryn Donnelly from the City of San Clemente; Jeremy Klemic from SWA Los [...]

By | 2017-02-13T16:13:38+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

LAF Issues Call to Action for Landscape Architecture

The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) has released the New Landscape Declaration, a bold vision and 21st century call to action for landscape architecture. The Declaration is the synthesis of the ideas from LAF’s historic Summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future, which brought 700 landscape architects to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia last June. [...]

By | 2017-02-07T13:30:11+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|