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January 2021

New Yorkers for Parks: Investing in Park Infrastructure

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Remote NY United States
Free

This event is co-Hosted by AECOM, New York Building Congress, New Yorkers for Parks and The Trust for Public Land Infrastructure is a priority for New York State and federal governments. Proposed federal policies will emphasize shovel-ready projects. Parks are increasingly recognized as critical infrastructure for public health, resilience, and community revitalization. Investment in park infrastructure generates jobs as well as environmental benefits. Our first panel will identify public policies that foster economic development. The second panel will focus on…

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The NY City Council: Oversight – The State of Community Gardens and Urban Agriculture.

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Remote NY United States + Google Map
Free

If you are planning on testifying live via video conferencing, please register at https://council.nyc.gov/testify/ no later than 24 hours before the hearing. Written testimony may be submitted without registration by emailing it to [email protected] or  via the website at https://council.nyc.gov/testify/ up to 72 hours after the close of the hearing.

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NYBG: Sue Stuart-Smith: The Well-Gardened Mind

January 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Remote NY United States + Google Map
$15 – $18

Distinguished psychiatrist and avid gardener Sue Stuart-Smith believes our minds and our gardens interact in ways that can sustain our innermost selves. Her beautifully written UK bestseller, The Well-Gardened Mind, offers inspiring perspectives on the power of gardening to change people's lives. For Stuart-Smith, a garden is much more than a beloved physical space. It is a mental space where you can hear your thoughts immersed in the primal awareness not only of nature's beauty, but the eternal cycle of the seasons.…

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GRHC: Designing for Biodiversity

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Remote NY United States
$50

One of the co-benefits of green infrastructure is that it provides pollinator habitat and supports local biodiversity. Designing with biodiversity in mind is becoming increasingly important as cities lose green space. Some municipalities even have incentives to encourage pollinator friendly-landscapes but there is more to biodiversity than just birds and bees. Join GRHC’s Green Infrastructure For Biodiversity Protection and Enhancement Symposium to understand the critical role living architecture plays in resilient and diverse urban ecosystems. Design professionals share best practices and design principles…

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2021 LARE Review Session

January 30 @ 8:00 am - January 31 @ 5:00 pm
Remote NY United States
$75 – $200

Get Ready to Ace the LARE! This two-day weekend LARE review session will be held January 30-31 over Zoom.  The four sessions will be taught by four professionals who have recently taken and passed the exams.e. The instructors will review material and practice problems, including the new test format, and share with you the latest in study techniques, test-taking tips, and an understanding of the general content of each section. Each instructor prepares his or her own handouts to accompany…

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NJASLA 2021 VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING

January 31 - February 2
Remote NY United States
$10 – $249

In the age of COVID-19, where a new normal for interpersonal and professional relationships is being forged almost on a daily basis, our connections with one another and the technologies with which we engage will play a crucial role in determining how we define and achieve success moving forward. NJASLA'S 2021 program, entitled “Collaborate. Connect. Community”, will explore the intrinsic connections that bind us all as a community and as a profession. The NJASLA 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting will continue…

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February 2021

ASLA-NY – Trivia Night

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Remote NY United States
Free

Do you know which non-flowering plant is the only plant found on all continents except Antarctica? Time to test out your trivia knowledge! Join ASLA-NY and Victor Stanley on February 11th for a Virtual Trivia Night with topics covering Valentine’s Day, Landscape Architecture, & New York City. You are welcome to group up ahead of time or join as an individual and we will group you up with others! Teams are capped at 5 people max. The winning team will…

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Let’s Talk Native Plants, an ASLA-NY Webinar Series

February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Remote NY United States + Google Map
Free – $10

Panel 4 | Keeping It Alive:  Specifications & Maintenance This is the fourth panel of our roundtable series, following 'Why Natives?' and 'Building Your Plant List' and Designing with Plants.  So you’ve carefully planned and built a beautiful landscape, how do you ensure its success?  The panelists will share their experience and tips for developing specifications that are effective and enforceable, as well as discuss the importance of communicating expectations and landscape needs to clients and stakeholders. Speakers Disiree Liu,…

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NYBG: Leslie Bennett: Gardens of Sanctuary

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Remote NY United States + Google Map
$15 – $18

Founder and owner of Pine House Edible Gardens, Leslie Bennett designs, builds, and maintains edible and culturally resonant landscapes that are beautiful and productive. The gardens she creates provide visual, physical, and cultural inspiration-along with nourishing organic harvests of food, flowers and medicinal herbs. With degrees from Harvard, Columbia Law School, and University College London in the fields of environmental law,cultural property, and social justice, Bennett brings a rare and important perspective to her landscape designs and her business practices.…

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March 2021

NYBG: Larry Weaner: Music Composition and Landscape Design

March 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Remote NY United States + Google Map
$15 – $18

For landscape designer and composer Larry Weaner, garden design and music composition have much in common. While one may be visual and the other sonic, both look to explore freedom of expression within formal constraints. Both are endlessly engaging pursuits, where no matter how much you know, there is always more to discover. Working with plants—like playing jazz—is a give and take, a call and response, where every action stimulates a reaction—with sometimes unexpected consequences. Weaner believes that understanding the…

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