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Practice & Licensure “Sunset” Review, GOOD NEWS

On March 5, 2019 the Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development and Assembly Committee on Business and Professions held their joint sunset review oversight hearing for CAB and LATC. Members from CAB and LATC addressed the Committee, lead by Senator Steven Glazer & Assemblymember Evan Low, while John Nicolaus and I represented the [...]

By |2019-04-09T12:15:13-07:00April 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

ASLA’s Enviromental Justice Professional Practice Network

The mission of the ASLA Environmental Justice Professional Practice Network (EJ PPN) is to provide a forum for ASLA members involved in, inspired by, and interested in pursuing environmental justice through education, research, and practice. The EJ PPN leadership team invites you to contribute to our growing body of knowledge. We want to learn about [...]

By |2019-04-07T13:29:09-07:00April 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|

My Story – By Kim S. Rhodes, PLA

Perhaps my love for the garden and landscape architecture came from an unusual place... As a child, I grew up on a street lined by homes built in the 1950’s where the neighbors all took pride in the appearance of their yard. The neighbor on the corner always planted the most beautiful floral gardens in [...]

By |2019-04-05T11:54:00-07:00March 26th, 2019|Member Stories|

Congratulations to Our 2019 ASLA Honor and Merit Award Winners from Cal Poly SLO

The chapter wants to congratulate all ASLA Student Honor and Merit Award Winners. Honor Award Winners Christine Chang - ASLA Student Member Silvia Viola - ASLA Student Member Breanne Alton - ASLA Student Member Merit Award Winners Sydney Clark Christina Dumont Tyler Ellison - ASLA Student Member Additional Photos HERE

By |2019-06-04T10:04:17-07:00March 22nd, 2019|Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly SLO|

Celebrating 100 Years of the US Forest Service

One hundred years ago the USDA Forest Service recognized the interest that the public had across the Country for recreating in their National Forests. Forest Service leadership understood that it would be important to consider deliberate planning and design of public campgrounds and other recreation settings and facilities. They hired their first landscape architect (then [...]

By |2019-03-01T15:23:44-07:00March 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

ASLA’s Statement On The Green New Deal

ASLA issued a statement expressing its position on the Green New Deal resolution that was introduced last week in the House of Representatives and the Senate. The statement discussed the significant overlap between the broad goals of the climate-related provisions of the resolution and ASLA’s own Blue Ribbon Panel report, Smart Policies for a Changing [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:47:16-07:00February 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Future Landscape Architects of America

Future Landscape Architects of America (FLAA) Launches 2019 Curriculum Challenge Work as an individual or a team and tell us how you would share your love for landscape architecture. Winning lesson plans will be included in the first official FLAA Curriculum launch. All winners will be publicly recognized and student winners will be eligible to [...]

By |2019-02-01T14:13:10-07:00February 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Career Discovery and Diversity

NEW ASLA Career Discovery and Diversity PowerPoint Slides for Member Use Have you been invited to speak about ASLA’s Career Discovery and Diversity efforts? If so, PowerPoint slides will be available beginning today for member use! Just email your request to discover@asla.org indicating the event/purpose, date and intended audience, and you will be given access [...]

By |2019-02-01T14:10:28-07:00February 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Ruth Shellhorn’s Garden for Norman and Dorothy Chandler

Eden, Journal of the California Garden & Landscape History Society by Kelly Comras, FASLA Dorothy Buffum Chandler, the Buffum's Department store heiress and the driving force behind development of the Los Angeles Music Center, was a powerhouse figure in the Southland. In her role as an editor for the Los Angeles Times (her husband was [...]

By |2019-02-01T12:12:57-07:00February 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|