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 |2019-04-04T16:56:27-07:00March 22nd, 2019|Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Uncategorized|

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|