This September 25-27, 8,000 park and recreation professionals will converge upon Indianapolis for energetic networking activities, inspirational education sessions and an inside look at the latest products for the field at the 2018 NRPA Annual Conference.
The 2018 National Symposium, Design, Community, and Progressive Preservation, will take place September 26–29 and features four days of engaging programming, exclusive tours, morning and evening conversations with visionary leaders, and the American Institute of Architects’ Trade Show showcasing an array of new and innovative building products and services.
Parks and open spaces are essential elements of thriving communities. So how can planners, developers, and public entities make these spaces a priority and move our mindset from just amenity to infrastructure? At our September Breakfast Series program, you’ll hear perspectives from Lori Hazlett, President of the Indianapolis Parks Foundation; Ryan Cambridge, PLA, Planning Practice Leader at Browning Day; and Juan Carlos Bermudez, Mayor of City of Doral, Fla., as they discuss efforts to leverage the many benefits of parks that far extend beyond play.
In addition, we’ll hear from Violeta Duncan, a Senior Associate at ULI from Washington D.C., who will describe the 10 Minute Walk Campaign and how more communities can get involved.
The ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO offers over 130 courses, allowing attendees to earn up to 24 professional development hours (PDHs). Use the tabs on the left side of the page to browse the field sessions, workshops, education sessions and general sessions that will be featured at this year's annual meeting. Click the link below for more information.
With current trends of economic growth and development on the rise, the role of Landscape Architects to guide planning and design decisions with our natural resources in mind is more vital than ever. As many federally funded initiatives, upon which Landscape Architects rely, are being reduced and the value of entities, such as the National Park Service, are being questioned or ignored, we find it relevant to focus this year’s meeting around “Protecting the Natural World”.
Join members of the Urban Land Institute's Young Leaders Group, Young Architects Forum, and American Planning Assoication in a free, informal happy hour. This month we’ll be adding a little activity to our event, tracksuits or lederhosen, may the best team win! Leave early or come late, tables are first come first serve
They have expanded the nursery 20 acres since their last field day. The expansion enables them to add field grown knit bags to our inventory. They hope you can tour their new fields and experience the nursery at full capacity in August right before fall sales season kicks into high gear! See you there!
Six cyclists will be riding across northern Ohio this summer as part of Team ASLA in the 27th Annual "Tour des Trees". This year's ride takes place July 29 - August 4, with a 500 mile route looping from Columbus to Cleveland and back. The "Tour des Trees" raises money for the TREE (Tree Research and Education Endowment) Fund which supports: