ILASLA PREP SESSION
February 28, 2014 1:00 PM to March 01, 2014 5:00 PM
IIT - Life Science Building
3241 S. Federal
LARE Review Sessions
$375.00 All 4 Sections with 1 Book Per Session (Total 4 Books)
$725.00 All 4 Sections with all 8 PPI Books (Total 8 Books)
$80.00 Section 1 with Book LAAPP2
$80.00 Section 2 with Book LABPP2
$125.00 Section 3 with Book LACR
$125.00 Section 4 with Book LADPP2
TRAVELING GARDEN PARTY AT THE CHICAGO FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW
March 18, 2014
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
We're looking to Spring - if only indoors - at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show!
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS, CAREER FAIR
Thursday, March 6 & Friday, March 7, 2014
GRAND RAPIDS GREEN ROOR MARKET DEVELOPMENT SYMPOSIUM
Where: Rockford Office Commons
601 First Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI
When: Thursday, March 27, 8:30 am - 6 pm
Cost: $125 for regular admission ($149 after February 28), and $99 for students
Credits: This event is in the process of approval for credits through LEED, LA CES, AIA CES, and GRP
For more information CLICK HERE.
Join the Illinois Chapter AmericanSociety of Landscape Architects for a memorable night of celebrating this year’s most exciting and exceptional work in landscape architecture.
Keynote: "Shaping City & Community: Celebrate, Collaborate, & Create" by Greg Lindsay, World Policy Institute, NYC, author of Aerotropolis: The Way We'll Live Next.
Emcee: Award winning anchor and reporter Sean Lewis, WGN-TV
Sign up here!
April 25, 2014 5:30 PM to April 26, 2014 12:00 AM
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614
Save the Date
$95.00 Member Early Bird until March 31, 2014
$115.00 Non-Member Early Bird until March 31, 2014
$47.50 Student Early Bird until March 31, 2014
$125.00 after 04:00 pm April 25
$130.00 Non Member
$145.00 after 04:00 pm April 25
$55.00 Student Ticket
ASLA CENTRAL STATES CONFERENCE
The ASLA Central States Conference is coming April 9-11, 2014 to Omeha, NE. To register or learn more about the conference, go to http://www.aslacentralstates.org/
Soils and Urban Trees Conference - Biltmore Estate NC - June 19-20, 2014
In this two-day conference, leading experts will introduce you to the critical elements of soils and urban trees. Six international speakers will showcase new approaches to growing healthy trees by literally looking at the roots of tree care, from soil structure to microbiology.
Join Paul Stamets, Jim Urban, William Bryant Logan, Joris Voeten, Peter Wild and Philip van Wassenaer for a unique series of lectures and field workshops, set amongst the spectacular facilities and forests of the Biltmore Estate
Sponsored by Asheville GreenWorks and the North Carolina Urban Forest Council this educational event is open to all who are interested in improving the growing environments of trees in urban areas, including arborists, landscape architects, urban foresters and planners, ecologists, and anyone with passion for learning about the latest research and advancements in soil-related tree health.
Conference Program Download
To register visit: http://www.ufis.ca/soil2014.php
William Bryant Logan is an award-winning natural history writer and environmental columnist. He wrote the Cuttings column for the New York Times and helped launch Garden Design magazine. Bill has been a contributor to numerous magazines. His book on gardening tools won the Best Book of the Year award from the Garden Writers Association of America. In 1992, he founded Urban Arborists to care for trees in New York City. Three years later he published Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth.
Paul Stamets has been a dedicated mycologist for over thirty years. Over this time, he has discovered and co-authored four new species of mushrooms and pioneered numerous techniques in the field of edible and medicinal mushroom cultivation. He has been named one of Utne Reader’s “50 Visionairies Who Are Changing the World” for his pioneering research and applied mycology. See Paul’s TED Talk at www.ted.com/speakers/paul_stamets.html
Joris Voeten. MSc in Tropical Forest Management is a Consulting Arborist (BCMA) focused on urban forest and pest and disease management in Europe and North America. Since 2009 as Product Manager at SHFT his role is to transform new urban green concepts to real and functional products such as certified structural soils for trees and green roofs, growing site constructions for trees in cities and Urban Forest Management Planning dealing with drastic changes in politics and budgets.
Peter Wild is the founder and CEO of Arborjet Inc., a manufacturer of tree injection systems and medicaments. Wild is also the president and owner of Boston Tree Preservation, an organic-based, proactive tree-care business founded in 1977. He was one of the first people to develop and use vermicomposting for fertilization and disease and insect pest management.
James Urban, FASLA, specializes in the design of tree plantings and soils in urban spaces. He has written and lectured extensively on the subject of urban tree planting and has been responsible for the introduction of numerous innovations, including many leading-edge standards relating to urban tree plantings across North America. His 2008 book Up By Roots: Healthy Trees and Soils in the Built Environment, has become one of the principal tree and soil references, and won the ASLA Honor Award in 2009.
GREY TO GREEN - A conference on the econimics of green infrastructure
You are invited to participate in Grey to Green, a conference that will bring together leading edge thinkers and doers across a diverse range of fields which reveal the intersection of health and green infrastructure protection and development in Toronto on August 25-26, 2014.
Keynote Speaker: William D. Browning, Founder, Terrapin Bright Green, LLC
CLICK HERE for more information.