Call for Nominations! 

Get on board, the WI ASLA Chapter Board! We have put out the call for nominations for five board positions. Whether you are a seasoned professional seeking a new adventure or an emerging professional looking to develop your skills and expand your network, please consider nominating yourself or nudging a fellow coworker or employee to do so. 

Positions on Ballot:

  • President-elect

  • Trustee

  • Treasurer

  • (2) Member-at-large positions 

Nomination Information: 

Please submit your nomination with the following information: 

 

  • Your name

  • Position for nomination 

  • Headshot photo

  • Short 200 word (maximum) biography and why you would like to run for the position

Email nominations to secretary@wiasla.com. Include "WI ASLA Nomination" in the email subject line. Submissions must be received by April 29th to be eligible. Please reach out to admin@wiasla.com with any questions. 

See detailed positions descriptions on the Board of Directors page. 

The WI ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture 2022 was a great success. It was wonderful to re(connect) with colleagues and sponsors from around the state and learn about new trends within the profession. Stay tuned for our upcoming events. We are planning for continuing Third Thursday events and another Field Session this fall.  

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ASLA 2022 National Election 

Make your voice heard and place your vote for ASLA President-Elect! Voting runs through Friday, June 3rd. Find out more about the candidates here. Look for your unique ballot in your email. 

ASLA 2023-2024 Federal & State Legislative Priorities Survey

Take the survey to help influence legislative agenda and advocacy efforts. Spread the word and participate in the survey by Sunday, June 5th. Check your email or follow the link below. 

Join Wisconsin ASLA for a Happy Hour to socialize with other members! The event will be held at The Mecca Sports Bar and Grill in Milwaukee from 5-7 PM on Thursday, June 9th. Thanks to Anova for sponsoring the event! Please RSVP to Leigh@anovafurnishings.com by June 7th. Looking forward to seeing you all there! 

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Join Friends of the Domes at Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory in Milwaukee on Thursday, June 16th for a series of presentations on public space and the Milwaukee County Parks. 

"Keeping the "public" in our public spaces is critical to the sustainability of all of our community-owned treasures, including the Milwaukee County Parks. This engaging educational forum and luncheon will examine the Parks, looking at both their history and future from a sustainability and equity lens. Join a stellar lineup of thought leaders as we dig into this timely topic."

WI ASLA is calling for nominations for Recognition Awards. This year, we are pleased to announce that the Awards Ceremony will be hosted in conjunction with the WI ASLA Annual Meeting in Green Bay, WI on October 21, 2022.

The Wisconsin Chapter of The American Society of Landscape Architects (WI ASLA) invites ALL qualified individuals and firms to submit entries for landscape architecture projects located in or out of the State of Wisconsin. All applicants must have primary involvement in their entry and must clearly describe their role in the project. Additionally, projects entered must be submitted with the consent of the client or owner. Submitting more than one entry in any given category and/or across categories is encouraged as the jury has the ability to select multiple projects within each category to be recognized with an award.

Recognition Awards Nomination 

WI ASLA is calling for nominations for Recognition Awards. This year, we are pleased to announce that the Awards Ceremony will be hosted in conjunction with the WI ASLA Annual Meeting in Green Bay, WI on October 21, 2022.

Eligibility

 

The Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects establishes a collection of Recognition Awards to recognize persons and organizations who have displayed great commitment to the profession of landscape architecture. Below is a list of actions that may deem a nomination for one of the awards. This list is by no means exhaustive and is open to interpretation.

  • Enhanced the visibility of the profession of landscape architecture in Wisconsin.

  • Promoted excellence in land planning and landscape design.

  • Promoted professional ethics.

  • Fostered environmental stewardship and enhanced quality of life.

  • Promoted equity, diversity, inclusion and environmental justice.

  • Fostered education, outreach and mentorship.

Deadline

All entries must be received by 5:00 PM CST on Friday, September 30, 2022

Questions

Questions regarding entries should be directed to - awards@wiasla.com

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Landscape Architect Student Scholarship

WI ASLA is pleased to announce a scholarship challenge for current UW-Madison Landscape Architecture sophomore and junior students (2nd and 3rd year students enrolled in the program). Award winners will be announced at the WI ASLA Annual Meeting in Green Bay, WI on October 21, 2022.

 

"Sketch Your Future Challenge"

 

Use one of ASLA’s 6 mission areas (Green Infrastructure, Racial Equity, Climate Action, Transportation for All, Water & Stormwater, and Parks & Recreation) to guide you on an exploration of a site of your choice. See https://www.asla.org/ for additional information on these mission areas. Choose an existing location that is meaningful to you, and create one before image of the site. Include a narrative to explain why you chose this site. Using the same site, create one after image of the site. Write a narrative to explain what you chose to change on site and why.

Eligibility

Must be a sophomore or junior student (2nd and 3rd year in the program). Two $1,000

scholarships will be awarded: one to a current sophomore student and one current junior

student enrolled in the UW-Landscape Architecture program.

Deadline

All entries must be received by 5:00 PM CST on Friday, September 30, 2022

Questions

Questions regarding entries should be directed to - awards@wiasla.com

Scholarship