Due to the federal holiday on Monday and the ASLA annual meeting in Boston next week, we are extending the deadline to submit entry forms for the LCASLA Awards. 

The deadline for submitting the attached form (see below), with payment, is now Friday, November 22. 

Actual award entry materials, in digital format, are still due Friday, December 13th, 2013. Further instructions for digital submissions will be provided by email after this form has been received. Please direct questions to Darren at: office (318) 441-6060, cell (318) 446-2342

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Call for Entries
Entry Form

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LCASLA Strategic Plan

Please click our new ‘Strategic Plan’ link at the top of the page to view our new, well… Strategic Plan!

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LARE (New Format) Prep Class for Sections 3 and 4 (Arlington, TX)

The University of Texas at Arlington will hold an LARE Prep Class November 9th and 10th (Section 4) and November 16th and 17th (Section 3).

For information, click here.

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2013 Green Industry Conference

EVENT:                    Green Industry Conference
DATES:                   Oct. 23-25, 2013
LOCATION:            Louisville, KY

CONTACT:              Joan Haller
TEL:                         800-395-2522

2013 Green Industry Conference (2013 GIC)

The landscape is changing and you can’t grow if you don’t show!

PLANET invites you to join thousands of landscape industry professionals for its annual Green Industry Conference (GIC) in Louisville, KY, Oct. 23–25, 2013. Held in
conjunction with GIE+EXPO and Hardscape North America trade shows, GIC offers unparalleled educational and networking opportunities that will give you answers to your uncommon questions and provide strategies to help grow your business in 2014 and beyond. More details about GIC, including registration and hotel information, can be found at or by contacting PLANET at 800‐395‐2522 or

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LARE Prep Course (held at NC State, July 12-14th, 2013)

Register now for the Landscape Architecture Registration Exam preparatory course:

Section 4: Grading, Drainage & Construction Documentation

Instructor: Ray Freeman

To be held July 12-14, 2013, at the NC State University College of Design in Raleigh.

For more information, click on the link:

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Cullowhee Native Plant Conference


Cullowhee Native Plant Conference

Continuing Education credits can potentially be earned at this summer’s 30th annual Cullowhee Native Plant Conference. The date for this year’s conference, which is held every July at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, N.C., is July 17-20.

Some of the sessions at this year’s conference that would be of special interest to landscape architects include:

  • Gardening with edible natives in a sustainable landscape
  • Maintaining curb appeal with native plants
  • Creating a garden of roadside wildflowers
  • Breeding advances in Cercis candensis
  • Native sedges and sedge-like plants in the residential garden

The conference also offers tremendous networking opportunities with other landscape architects, native plant nursery owners, other professionals, academics and students. The full conference agenda is available at:, and registration has just opened.

If you have any questions about the value of the conference to landscape architects, please contact Conference Steering Committee member and Durham, N.C. landscape architect Jesse Turner. Jesse can also verify your members participation in the conference if that is needed. Jesse can be reached via email at at or by phone at (office) 919 886-4440 or (cell) 919 623-7896. His web site is:

click here for the event flyer and more info.

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LARE (New Format) Prep Class

The University of Texas at Arlington will hold an LARE Prep Class March 16th and 17th (Section 4) and March 23rd and 24th (Section 3).

For information, click here.

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