Upcoming Events

Oct 15

2018 Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference

The Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference (UMISC) is a biennial conference celebrating 10 years of connecting the invasive species management, research, and policy community.

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Call for Nominations!

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

Positions on Ballot:

  • President-elect
  • Treasurer
  • Two member-at-large positions

    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.

Position descriptions and term lengths can be found at the bottom of the Board of Directors page on our website.  http://wiasla.com/board.php

Email nominations to prcommunications@wiasla.com.  Include “WI ASLA Nomination” in the email subject line.  Submissions must be received by May 15th to be eligible.

No sure you want to jump in?  Here are some of the benefits of serving:

  • Advocacy of profession
  • Voice in Chapter programing and educational experiences
  • Serve on awards juries for student awards, scholarships, and professional awards
  • Develop new skills and sharpen those you have
  • Mentorship and exposure for emerging professional
  • Committee experience
  • Leadership development
  • Possibility of representing WI ASLA at ASLA National meetings / summits
  • Name recognition for individuals and employers
  • Service and volunteer opportunities
  • WI ASLA Spring Conference registration discount
  • Networking with others passionate about the profession
  • New friendships and being part of an extended ASLA family
  • Having fun!

 



Now Accepting Submissions!

The ANOVA Grant Competition is now accepting Submissions! Winners will receive a $2,000 grant to fund their participation in the 2018 ASLA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. Submissions will be accepted now through May 14th. Along with the grant, all 21 winners will be recognized on the ANOVA website and at the 2018 ASLA Meeting. The single best answer will receive first-place recognition.

This year's topic: Describe a space that influenced your career in landscape architecture, which can help others relate to the profession. 

Contestants will need to:

  1. Submit their answer in 500 words or less
  2. Draw a quick "napkin sketch"
  3. Provide a short summary

To submit your entry, or see full contest and eligibility details, please click on the green button below! 

If you would like to receive text message alerts for deadline reminders, please click here: https://goo.gl/forms/OGG226OJD3UwKdJC3 to sign up.  

Remember #DontSweatTheSketch

Sincerely, 
David Traphagen, Affiliate ASLA | Regional Sales Manager IL, IN, MI, WI
david.t@anovafurnishings.com
312-405-1773


USGBC West North Central SITES Collaborative Group

We are looking for interested individuals to participate in the USGBC West North Central SITES Collaborative group. This regional SITES Collaborative would be a group of key stakeholders interested in leadership roles focused on promoting built environments that are well planned, designed, developed and maintained to protect and enhance the benefits we derive from healthy functioning landscapes. The collaborative will start out by determining its mission and learning about the SITES program to better assist our community.

More information contact Christa Schaefer treasurer@wiasla.com

Check out this USGBC article from USGBC

SITES Collaboration overview