CSLA Partnerships and Memberships


Licensure_LACESLogo_0.pngThe LACES is a program sponsored by key landscape architecture organizations to establish, maintain, and enforce standards for evaluating professional development and continuing education programs for landscape architects.  The LA CES is administered through the collaboration of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA – which provides staffing and overhead); the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA); the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA); the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB); the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB); and the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF).

LACES governance includes an Administrative Committee, an Application Review Committee, and a Monitoring Committee.

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LACES Committee Representatives

Administrative Committee

Michelle Legault

Application Review Committee

Matt Sloan

Monitoring Committee

David Lashley
Dean Gregory

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

IUCN is a membership Union composed of both government and civil society organisations. It harnesses the experience, resources and reach of its more than 1,400 Member organisations and the input of more than 17,000 experts. This diversity and vast expertise makes IUCN the global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it.

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Canada Committee for the IUCN CSLA Delegate: Tracey Hesse, AAPQ, CSLA

Learn how to become an IUCN Commission member and help IUCN conserve nature

On October 5th, IUCN celebrated 75 years, and CSLA is proud to be a member and support their work. 

International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA)

The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) is the body representing landscape architects worldwide. Its purpose is to coordinate the activities of member associations when dealing with global issues, and to ensure that the profession of landscape architecture continues to prosper as it continues to effect the design and management of our environment.

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CSLA IFLA Delegate: Vincent Asselin, AAPQ, FCSLA, C. Q. 


#NatureForAll is a global movement to inspire love of nature.  It is founded on the knowledge that the more people experience nature, the more they appreciate, love, and care for it. Experiences and connections with nature are an important foundation for lifelong support and action for parks and protected areas. 

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