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CSLA Reminders

  • Awards of Excellence Call for Submissions: The deadline is January 25th. Learn more...
  • Recognition Awards: The deadline is February 22nd. Learn more...
  • Annual General Meeting: The CSLA's Annual General Meeting will be held on May 8th in Vancouver. If you are unable to attend, please submit your proxy voting form. Learn more...

CSLA Signs Joint Statement of National Professional Associations on Advancing Integrated Climate Action

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Kinngaaluk Territorial Park Featured in ASLA Magazine

The January, 2019, issue of ASLA's Landscape Architecture Magazine features an article entitled 'In the Hunt: A New Park in Nunavut, Canada, is Made to Protect Indigenous Hunting Grounds'. CSLA Fellow Chris Grosset is featured prominently in the article.

Reach for your LAM today and flip to page 62 to learn more about this CSLA Award of Excellence-winning project.


Peer Review at SSHRC and NSERC

Are you a researcher who is interested in serving on a peer review panel for SSHRC or NSERC? If so, please read this important letter from the Tri-Council Funding Task Force...


World Landscape Architecture (WLA) Awards 

WLA recently launched the 2019 WLA Awards with a 1 March 2019 deadline for submissions. There are four categories (built - small/large/residential; conceptual) with six great jurors from around the world.

To find out about the awards go to http://worldlandscapearchitect.com/2019-wla-awards-call-for-submissions-opens/


 

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NLA, the Norwegian Association of Landscape Architects is hosting the 56th IFLA World Congress, Common Ground in Oslo. Call for abstracts has now opened. 

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Button.pngAdaptation Primers Available as a Free Download from the CSLA Website: Colleen S.L. Mercer Clarke and Alexander J. Clarke Share Valuable Research on Climate Adaptation

The Primers are divided into four manuals:

  • Primer One summarizes current science on climate change, and what it means for Canada.
  • Primer Two focuses on framing policy and planning approaches to mitigation and adaptation with special emphasis on building resilience, designing for positive transformation, and ensuring sustainability in ecosystems and societies.
  • Primer Three provides an overview of the opportunities to create resilient communities that enhance public well-being, integrate nature, and ensure a prosperous future.
  • Primer Four focuses on the options for response to rising waters, ranging from persisting in place to migration to better circumstances. 

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Challenge Your Concept of a Bench!

The Winnipeg Trails Association and Storefront Manitoba invite design teams to submit proposals for a permanent bench to be located along the Trans Canada Trail. We are asking you to put your skills to work and challenge the concept of a ‘common’ bench. We are looking for an intervention that has the power to stop people in their tracks and provide a place to wait, rest, read and more. 

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS: Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 11:59 PM CST

More info and full proposal brief can be found on our website: storefrontmb.ca/about-benchmark/ 


The MIT Press Offers CSLA Members a Generous Discount

The MIT Press is offering CSLA members a 30% discount on all titles in the landscape architecture list ordered directly from their website at https://mitpress.mit.edu/. The discount code is MCSLA30 - it can be used more than once and for multiple titles, is good for both print and e-editions, and will not expire. Learn more about John R. Stilgoe's What is Landscape?


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