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January 2021

Cornell Cooperative – Habitat Landscaping: Landscape design choices that support biodiversity

January 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until January 22, 2021

Remote NY United States
$80

This 2 part webinar is presented by Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary & Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County.   Landscape design that includes native plants is not only beautiful and functional, but provides habitat for birds and pollinators. Unfortunately many of our go-to landscape plants are non-native, and have become invasive, reducing local biodiversity. Research shows managed landscapes that include native species support a higher abundance and diversity of pollinators and birds. In this 2 part workshop we will…

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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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February 2021

Black Landscape Symposium Speaker Series 2021

February 4 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 18, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Remote NY United States
$15 – $50

This inaugural event highlights important contributions of Black-identifying landscape architect students, faculty and practitioners. Register and participate HERE

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Black Landscape Symposium Speaker Series 2021

February 11 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 18, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Remote NY United States
$15 – $50

This inaugural event highlights important contributions of Black-identifying landscape architect students, faculty and practitioners. Register and participate HERE

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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 Desiree…

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Black Landscape Symposium Speaker Series 2021

February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on February 18, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Remote NY United States
$15 – $50

This inaugural event highlights important contributions of Black-identifying landscape architect students, faculty and practitioners. Register and participate HERE

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ASLA: Acknowledging Historic Black Landscapes

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
NY United States + Google Map

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, HABS AL-898-22, Birmingham, Alabama. / image: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division For more than 20 years, EKLA PLLC has helped large and small organizations preserve historic landscapes and develop cultural sites. Principal Elizabeth Kennedy will share her work with interpreting historic cultural landscapes and creating strong, effective design and management solutions that are sensitive to time and place. Dr. Andrea Roberts will provide an overview of the Texas Freedom Colony Atlas & Study. The…

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GRHC: Green Infrastructure Policy Virtual Symposium

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Remote NY United States
$30

Green infrastructure can play a pivotal role in COVID19 recovery as nature-based solutions contribute to improved public health, climate adaptation, job creation and economic activity. The greatest drivers of green roof and wall development is supportive green infrastructure policy and the organization of advocacy groups. For this virtual event, GRHC will bring together policymakers and advocates from across North America who have lead green infrastructure policy programs and campaigns with the goal of making it easier for jurisdictions to implement…

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Black Landscape Symposium Speaker Series 2021

February 25 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 18, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on February 25, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Remote NY United States
$15 – $50

This inaugural event highlights important contributions of Black-identifying landscape architect students, faculty and practitioners. Register and participate HERE

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March 2021

Harvard GSD: Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, “The Miasmist: George E. Waring, Jr. and Landscapes of Public Health”

March 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Remote NY United States + Google Map
Free

  In 1867, nineteenth-century sanitary engineer George E. Waring, Jr. (1833–1898) published an influential manual entitled “Draining for Profit, Draining for Health,” reflecting the obsessions of his gilded age—wealth, health, and miasma. Even as the germ theory emerged, Waring supported the anti-contagionist miasma theory, positing that disease spread through the air as a poisonous vapor, emerging from damp soil. He applied his knowledge of farm drainage to an urban theory of public health, with a drainage plan for Central Park;…

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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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April 2021

CCNY Rising Urbanists 2021: Uncovering NYC

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Remote NY United States
Free

April 17, 2021: 10:00-12:30 Every place has a story. A legacy derived from the geology, flora, and fauna which is braided into the history of humans and their alterations on the land. As Landscape Architects we are charged with uncovering these stories in order to design a future that weaves together the lessons of the past, the people of the present, and the hope that in the future we lift the voices of the communities we design for and stop…

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May 2021

GRHC: Urban Food Production

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Remote NY United States + Google Map
$50

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, we have all been affected tremendously. With this, people are beginning to look for innovative solutions that will allow them to bounce back. Urban agriculture has grown rapidly in popularity and is quickly being understood as a resilient solution to COVID19. Urban agriculture helps support strong local economies and brings communities back together again, two things that are vital in COVID19 recovery. Not only will urban agriculture be an effective solution with COVID19, but…

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