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Register Now: VA-ASLA Sponsors Gillette Forum October 26-27

Register Now: VA-ASLA Sponsors Gillette ForumOctober 26-27

VA-ASLA is proud to announce that we are sponsoring this year's Gillette Forum. "Making Beauty Sustainable" is the theme of the biennial Charles F. Gillette Forum on October 26-27, 2011 at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. This event honors the legacy of Charles Gillette, a leader in the field of landscape architecture, by engaging the public in a conversation about the importance of landscape design and the value of Gillette's ideals of elegance, superb craftsmanship, and seamless blending of architecture and garden. Also, during the luncheon on Thursday, October 27, we will be having a special presentation honoring our VA-ASLA Chapter's newest ASLA Fellows: Reuben Rainey, Gregg Bleam, and Robert McGinnis.To register, click here.

VA-ASLA is proud to announce that we are sponsoring this year's Gillette Forum. "Making Beauty Sustainable" is the theme of the biennial Charles F. Gillette Forum on October 26-27, 2011 at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. This event honors the legacy of Charles Gillette, a leader in the field of landscape architecture, by engaging the public in a conversation about the importance of landscape design and the value of Gillette's ideals of elegance, superb craftsmanship, and seamless blending of architecture and garden. As a registered provider of LA/CES credits, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is pleased to offer this professional development event for landscape architects, designers and green industry professionals. We are tentatively looking at Thursday's portion of the Forum counting for a maximum of 6 hours of LA/CES credit.

Also, during the luncheon on Thursday, October 27, we will be having a special presentation honoring our VA-ASLA Chapter's newest ASLA Fellows: Reuben Rainey, Gregg Bleam, and Robert McGinnis. Please save the date now and stay tuned for more information on registration. Below is the tentative list of speakers:

Speakers (click on each name to go to their websites):

  • Rick Darke, a widely published author, photographer,lecturer, and consultant focused on regional landscape design, planning, conservation, and enhancement, Darke is dedicated to the design and stewardship ofthe livable landscape. His most recent book,The Wild Garden: Expanded Edition(2009 Timber Press) places William Robinson's classic concept of wild gardening in modern ecological context and illustrates its relevance for today's gardeners and landscape stewards..
  • Patricia O'Donnell, principal, Heritage Landscapes, a firm focused on culturally valuable landscapes including master landscape plans for Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest and the Virginia State Capitol.
  • Larry Weaner, principal, Larry Weaner Landscape Associates, a nationally recognized leader in the natural landscape field, combining environmental science with the rich artistic traditions of garden design.
  • Rosemary Alexander, garden designer, author and principal of The English Gardening School.

To register, click here.

 
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