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Tell Congress to Increase Nature-Based Solutions

Tuesday, March 26, 2024
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ASLA is working with Representative Nikema Williams (GA) to pass the Water Infrastructure Sustainability and Efficiency (WISE) Act. This legislation would increase the use of nature-based solutions to improve water management. […]

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Take Action for Reduced Licensure Costs

Thursday, March 7, 2024
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Tell your legislators to support the bipartisan Freedom to Invest in Tomorrow’s Workforce Act, which would help landscape architects defray some of the cost associated with securing and maintaining their license. […]

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Federal Tax Bill to Support Landscape Architecture R&D

Tuesday, March 5, 2024
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Landscape architects frequently conduct research and development (R&D) to expand knowledge, technology, and expertise in professional practice. These efforts result in innovations that support biodiversity, active transportation, clean air and […]

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DEC SEEKS INPUT ON PROPOSAL TO FURTHER PROTECT FRESHWATER WETLANDS 

Thursday, January 4, 2024
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For Immediate Release: 1/3/2024  Contact: Lori Severino | (518) 402-8000 PressOffice@dec.ny.gov DEC SEEKS INPUT ON PROPOSAL TO FURTHER PROTECT FRESHWATER WETLANDS Public Comments on New York State’s ‘Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking’ […]

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Landscape Architecture has been Designated a STEM Discipline by DHS

Thursday, July 13, 2023
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On July 12, 2023 the Biden administration announced that landscape architecture has been designated a STEM discipline! Specifically, Landscape Architecture (04.0601) was added to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) STEM-designated […]

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Proposal for the NYC DDC to become state authority

Monday, March 27, 2023
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A proposed reform could effectively remove city capital projects under $100M budgets from the Public Design Commission’s review under a new change that would make the NYC DDC a state […]

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2023 ASLANY Advocacy Survey- Enter to win!

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
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2023 Advocacy Matters Survey The ASLA-NY Advocacy Committee is looking to identify the issues and concerns that are most important to you, our members. To help us best achieve this […]

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NYC City Agencies moving capital work from Design/Bid/Build to Design/Build- What does this mean for Landscape Architects working on Public work?

Monday, January 23, 2023
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Design Build –  Is a project delivery method used in the construction industry that provides an owner (i.e., A city agency) with a single point of contact for both design […]

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ASLA Climate Action Plan Released!

Sunday, November 13, 2022
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Released during the opening session at the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture on 11/12/2022, The plan will direct all ASLA climate-related programs and investments through 2025. Goals will be advanced […]

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ASLA Members – Shape the Political Landscape

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
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Deadline extended to June 5th! Participate in the biennial Federal & State Legislative Priorities Survey! Help determine ASLA’s federal legislative agenda and state advocacy activities for 2023-2024. As the national voice for the […]

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