2015 MiASLA Annual Meeting – SAVE THE DATE!

2015 MiASLA Annual Meeting

Make your hotel reservations at the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti today!  CLICK HERE

2015 MiASLA Annual Meeting – Exhibitor Registration

Dear Friends of Michigan Landscape Architects and supporters of Michigan ASLA:

Plans for our 2015 Annual Meeting are being finalized. On Thursday, October 1, 2015 our meeting will take place at the Ann Arbor Marriott Hotel and Conference Center located at the Eagle Crest Golf Club. The hotel is located in Ypsilanti at S. Huron Street just off of I-94. Parking is available on site adjacent to the conference center and hotel. We expect to host 125+ landscape architects from all over the state as well as professionals in related fields. Our desire is to make this year’s annual meeting well attended, and we have included dedicated time for interaction between attendees and exhibitors. Michigan ASLA would appreciate your support, presence and participation throughout the entire day. Please note that though this is a one-day meeting event, we will also have a social event at Matthei Botanical Gardens (at the University of Michigan) the evening of Wednesday, September 30.

We anticipate that all sponsorship opportunities will go fast, so don’t delay in registering for the event and being and exhibitor/sponsor!


Clare Jagenow, MiASLA President Elect & The Annual Meeting Committee



2015 Exhibitor Letter (pdf)

2015 Exhibitor Schedule (pdf)

2015 Floor Plan (pdf)

LARE Review Session – August 22

MiASLA LARE Prep Session
Please join Michigan ASLA for a prep session for LARE Candidates at the University of Michigan Campus on August 22, 2015.  Candidates may attend separate sessions or attend all four sections in a full day.

Instruction is provided by landscape architect and PPI author, Matt Mathes, PLA, ASLA, who led a prep session in Lansing at the 2013 MiASLA Annual Meeting, and regularly presents these sessions at National ASLA’s annual meetings.

Download for more information:

LARE Prep Invitation (pdf)

2015 LARE Review Registration Form (pdf)

2015 Mathes Outline LARE — MIASLA (pdf)

2015 MiASLA Chapter Awards Criteria Now Available

Our prestigious Chapter Awards have been a great way to increase the visibility of high quality projects in the state of Michigan.  This year, both professionals and students are eligible to submit projects.

We have five outstanding award categories, including Landscape Architectural Design, Landscape Planning & Analysis, Landscape Architectural Research & Communication, Landscape Architectural Sustainability and Legacy.

Entry Deadline: July 31, 2015 at 5 pm

2015 MiASLA Chapter Awards Criteria (pdf)

2015 MiASLA Chapter Awards Entry Form (pdf)

2015 MiASLA PowerPoint Template (ppt)

Chicago – Land Up 2015

Land Up 2015.  More than 100 landscape architects from around the region gather to learn how to better market their firms, their services and abilities.  Great speakers.  Education.  Knowledge sharing.  Networking.  Socializing with peers.  The Illinois chapter of the ASLA cordially invites the Michigan chapter to join us for Land Up.
Land Up returns to Chicago on July 31.  This year Land Up kicks off on July 30 with a cruise on Lake Michigan to take in the city scape.  The cruise will be followed by a welcoming dinner that evening at McCormick & Schmick’s.
The AIA Chicago chapter will host Land Up in its space on E. Upper Wacker Drive.  Speakers include:
  • Geoffrey Baer of WTTW
  • Beth Botts of the Chicago Tribune
  • AJ Goehle, senior designer and strategist at Luci Creative
  • CJ McClanahan returns by popular demand with a new topic
Bring a contingent.  Visit the Land Up web site:  https://www.landupnow.com.

28th Annual MiASLA/Contractors/Suppliers GOLF CLASSIC – July 29

Mark Your Calendars and Register Today
for our 28th Annual Golf Classic

Michigan American Society of Landscape Architects, Landscape Contractors and Landscape Material Suppliers present the 28th Annual Golf Classic!

When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Where: Coyote Preserve Golf Club
9218 Preserve Drive Fenton, MI 48430


–   8:00 am Registration

–   9:00 am Shotgun Start

–   Lunch at the turn

–   A lot of games and prizes!

–   Dinner at 2:30 pm (including dessert)


Can’t wait for the golf outing to get here? Register Now online!
Click here to download our registration form.


2014 Michigan ASLA Chapter Award Winners

Congratulations to the six project submissions that received the highest honors from Michigan ASLA’s 29th Annual Chapter Awards!  Graphic representation coming soon.

Landscape Architectural Design:


McLaren Proton Therapy Center – Courtyard Garden, Flint, MI

PEA, Inc.



Lake St. Clair Greenscape Project, Lake St. Clair Metropark, Harrison Township, Macomb County, MI

Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority


Visitor Entrance – Milford Proving Grounds, Milford, MI

PEA, Inc.


Landscape Planning & Analysis:


Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Master Plan, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI




Landscape Architectural Sustainability:


Warren Technical Center Walking Path, Warren, MI

PEA, Inc.


Historical Significance:


Bayfront Park, Petoskey, MI

Beckett & Raeder, Inc.

2015 SITES Advertising Opportunities

2015 SITES Media Kit is now available!  To reach approx. 600 recipients with printed quarterly publications and an additional 700 via e-mail for digital copies of the publication, click here for more information (or on the journal cover below)!

LARE Study Groups

MiASLA would like to assist in organizing informal study groups for the L.A.R.E. sessions in April 2015 and August 2015.  MiASLA will gather contact information for individuals studying for the L.A.R.E. in different regions of the state and help coordinate the formation of study groups.

If you are currently studying for the L.A.R.E and would like to participate in a study group, please email associate@michiganasla.org with your contact information including your name, phone number, and the preferred region of the state, as well as the sections and date of the exam that you are studying for.

Regions: Upper Peninsula, Northern, Western, Central, Southeastern

Find your Michigan Senator/Representative

Do you need a reminder of who your State Senator or Representative is?  Do you know who your Federal Senators and Representative are?  CLICK HERE for a link to the Secretary of State to look this information up!

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