Landscape Architect & Specifier News

NOV 2018

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NDAL to Host 30th Annual Landscape Conferences New Directions in the American L a n d s c a p e (NDAL), a nonprofit organization dedicated to educational programming in ecological landscape design, is offering two conferences in January. These conferences will address issues that affect the current and future realms of landscape design in America. Celebrating NDAL's 30th year of hosting such events, the annual two-day conferences are scheduled for January 10-11, 2019 at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, Pa., and January 17-18, 2019 at Connecticut College in New London, Conn. Both conferences will cover the same material and feature the same speakers Conference speakers will include Chad Adams of Ground Plan Studio, John Swallow of Pine and Swallow Environmental and Tama Matsuoka Wong of Meadows and More. The event will reflect on the way the role of the landscape architect has evolved in the last thirty years, as well as look forward to new directions for the profession. The conference invites landscape architects, designers, scientists, artists and growers to learn how ecology, food production and culture are informing landscape design at all levels. To learn more about the NDAL 2019 Conference, visit https://ndal.org . Ecological Landscape Alliance to Host Conference The Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA) will hold its third annual Ecological Plant Conference on December 7, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in Brooklyn, N.Y. The event will feature presentations from five "plant masters" who will discuss the importance of plant communities in landscapes as well as the cultivation, propagation, behavior and ecological function of specific plant species that are local to the northeastern United States. According to ELA's website, the conference presents "an opportunity for professional gardeners, horticulturalists, landscape architects and [landscape] designers to explore the cultivation of the plants professionals in the Northeast work with every day." Continuing Education Units have been granted for this program by APLD, ISA, LA CES, NOFA AOLCP and NYSNLA. Tickets for ELA members are $119, and nonmembers can purchase tickets for $139. Morning coffee and lunch are included with registration. To learn more about the conference and to register, visit https://tinyurl.com/ yb2oq2dd. November 2018 73 I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 6 1 9

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