GA|ASLA News

Park Pride 2019 Conference: Call for Presentations due Oct. 15, 5pm

posted on September 15th, 2018  |  Read more

You’re invited to share your knowledge, expertise, and experience at the 18th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference, themed “Parks are the Heart of Community.”  Click here for more info. Submissions are due Monday, October 15 by 5 p.m. For questions pertaining to the conference or your proposal submission, please contact Park Pride at conference@parkpride.org. Click   …Continue Reading

Investing in Education

posted on February 6th, 2013  |  Read more

Five years ago, under its then President Dale Hall, the chapter spearheaded an initiative where GAASLA would commit to a $25,000 undergraduate endowment. This meant an annual gift of $5,000 per year for five years to establish a fund at the UGA College of Environment + Design. We have met that commitment every year with   …Continue Reading

Investing in Resources

posted on February 6th, 2013  |  Read more

The Georgia Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recently donated $500 for the purchase of new books for the Owens Library at the UGA College of Environment and Design. A variety of books were purchased including books on urban design, the profession of landscape architecture, computer modeling and design basics.   “We are   …Continue Reading

What Is Landscape Architecture?

posted on February 8th, 2012  |  Read more

Landscape architects use permeable paving, vegetated retention basins, green roofs, bioswales, rain gardens, and other design techniques to reduce runoff, improve water quality, and recharge groundwater supplies.

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