RI ASLA has some great events coming up! Our Associate Principal, Melissa Bagga, is involved with organizing these events as President Elect of the RI ASLA chapter:
1. URI Bay Campus (215 South Ferry Rd., Narragansett, RI, 02882) will be hosting a three-part training series explaining The Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES). REGISTER HERE. SITES is a system for evaluating the sustainable success of a landscape architecture project (similar to LEED for architecture.) Part One (February 14th) will be an introduction to SITES and SITES v2 and will cover Analysis & Planning. Part 2 (February 28th) will cover Soil & Vegetation and Water & Materials. Part 3 (March 21st) will cover Human Health, Education & Performance, Construction, O&M Innovation. These events will take place from 8:30am - 12:30pm and will be presented by Steve Benz of SITE Green Solutions, LLC. This event is part of the RIASLA continuing education series and will aid in preparing participants to take the SITES AP exam. ASLA Member price = $250. Non-member price = $325.
2. Green RI will take place at the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center (1000 Elmwood Ave. Providence, RI) on May 4th. This event will feature presentations and a Sustainable Design Showcase. RI ASLA is working with AIAri and IIDA New England Chapter to host this event. More details to come.