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 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|

NUVIS Welcomes New Los Angeles Studio Director!

NUVIS is proud to welcome Pamela Brief, PLA, ASLA as their new Los Angeles Studio Director and Senior Principal. Pamela will be responsible for project team leadership, business development, project design direction, as well as general management responsibilities. She joins the NUVIS team from Pamela Studios Inc., in La Crescenta, CA. As President and Founder [...]

By |2019-01-15T10:34:35-07:00January 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

California Devastated by Wildfires

It has been a heartbreaking couple of days as several wildfires have wreaked havoc across Northern and Southern California. The fires have killed over 56 people, wiped out a small town, displaced 250,000 residents, and destroyed thousands of homes and businesses. TreePeople offers our thoughts and words of encouragement to the affected residents and fire-fighters [...]

By |2018-11-15T10:31:08-07:00November 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

2019 L.A.R.E. Grant Competition

SPONSORED BY ANOVA! Eligible candidates can enter to win a $1,000 grant to fund his or her Landscape Architect Registration Examination during 2019. Ten grants will be awarded! Candidates must be nominated by a licensed landscape architect to be eligible to apply. Once an eligible candidate receives a nomination, he or she may formally [...]

By |2018-11-07T15:00:52-07:00November 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|