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Society for Ecological Restoration
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I've been following the SER conference for a few years, and am planning to attend the conference in Madison in October. I've…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Yahr Aug 5, 2013.

Grass Paver Reviews

I am looking for information about grass pavers, specifically reviews from folks who have used or installed them. I am installing a 12x30' section of grass pavers on a low slope (roughly 3%). The…Continue

Tags: GrassPave2, paving, permeable, stormwater, LID

Started Dec 11, 2010

Design Highlights in Utah
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I am a landscape architecture student in Utah for a conference, and am interested in recommendations for landscape architecture spaces to see. On my list I have the green roof at the Church of Latter…Continue

Tags: Utah

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christa Oct 5, 2010.


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Christa replied to Jasmine Davis's discussion 'Resources for Using Landscape Architecture to Reclaim Oil Sands'
"I have worked in brownfields, which involves the remediation of oil contaminated sites. In my experience, the liability aspects of site redevelopment lead the discussion. If this is a site that will not be redeveloped, you will have greater…"
Christa replied to Bentley Ruggles's discussion 'LEED ND+C vs AP Sites'
"I have LEED ND, and thought that process was much more difficult. When I took it I had to purchase a course that gave me experience in a LEED project. SITES just required the exam, which was not difficult if you have a history of working with or…"
Christa replied to Erin's discussion 'ISA Arborist Exam'
"I will add that ISA has gotten stricter on what they accept for CEUs. They recently did not accept: ASLA National Conference, PLA study or exam, AICP study or exam, Certified Nursery Professional study or exam. I am waiting to see if they accept…"
Christa replied to Cheryl Corson's discussion 'Grasspave Driveway'
"I've used GrassPave (#2 I think). It has held up well with tifway bermuda #419 to light residential use in SC. "
Sep 13, 2015
Christa replied to Alissa Schlecht's discussion 'The Artist Dillema'
"Alissa, I graduated in 2010, and am still what I would consider early days as far as my LA career. However, as far as I can tell, there is a demand for the scientific knowledge. My undergrad is in forestry, and I seem to be doing alright. I have had…"
Jul 7, 2014
Christa replied to Gita Adriani Putri's discussion 'Plant List for erotion control, hillside stabilization or clifftop regeneration at Flores, Indonesia'
"Native grasses usually have deeper root systems for slope stabilization. Not much advice, but I hope it helps."
Apr 10, 2014
Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA and Christa are now friends
Jan 27, 2014
Christa replied to Bri Morrison's discussion 'LARE Reference Board on Pinterest' in the group L.A.R.E. - ANYTHING GOES
"Thank you!!"
Jan 26, 2014
Christa liked Bri Morrison's discussion LARE Reference Board on Pinterest
Jan 25, 2014
Christa liked Brandon Reed's group L.A.R.E. - ANYTHING GOES
Jan 25, 2014
Ben Yahr replied to Christa's discussion 'Society for Ecological Restoration'
"Yeah, I'll be in the W.F. Baird booth, but also giving a short presentation. I've never been to the conference, but if the current list of symposia and workshops is any indication, it will be an excellent experience!"
Aug 5, 2013
Christa replied to Christa's discussion 'Society for Ecological Restoration'
"Great! It sounds like you'll be at a booth. If so, which one? I'll stop by and say hello!"
Aug 1, 2013
Ben Yahr replied to Christa's discussion 'Society for Ecological Restoration'
"I'll be there, stop in and say hi!"
Jul 31, 2013
Christa posted a discussion

Society for Ecological Restoration

I've been following the SER conference for a few years, and am planning to attend the conference in Madison in October. I've been asking around to see if I can find anyone else who is going, or has been to one of the past conferences. So far, no luck! I'm now expanding my scope to this forum to see if a wider net catches any more information.Thanks!See More
Jul 30, 2013
Christa replied to Edward A Kinney, MLA RLA ISA AZA's discussion 'What's your favorite Job Interview Question?'
"I recently had a similar discussion with two LAs, one a professor and one in practice. They both talked about the need for good writing skills The professor said writing comprises roughly 70% of our daily activities, from email to proposals. So, if…"
Jul 30, 2013
Christa replied to Shavawn Coleman's discussion 'There is an app for that?'
"1. I like myPantone, although it may be more helpful for computer work/graphics. It lifts the color palette from an image and gives you the recipe to match (RGB, etc) in photoshop, etc. 2. Sun Surveyor is good for plotting sun/shade in smaller scale…"
May 8, 2013

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Hello. I just want to let you know that I have organised an International Student Design Competition and all details can be seen on

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I recently acquired a copy of LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE: DOCUMENTATION STANDARDS (WILEY) in the hope of improving the quality of my team's construction document organisation and production.It's a fantastic book but one reference puzzled me.On several…Continue

Started by Joey Donovan in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Nathan Qualls 5 hours ago.

Vine for pergola in S. Cal 9 Replies

I have an outdoor space connected to the house in souther California that receives sun in the late morning to the late afternoon.  I'd like to create shelter by planting a vine on suspended wires forming a pergola over the space which faces…Continue

Started by Paul Minotto in PLANTS & HORTICULTURE. Last reply by Paul Minotto on Tuesday.

ISA Arborist Exam 4 Replies

Has anyone taken the ISA Arborist Certification exam? If so, do you have any preparation tips to share or reports on what to expect? Thanks.

Started by Erin in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Justin Heil on Monday.

Resources for Using Landscape Architecture to Reclaim Oil Sands 5 Replies

Hi there, I'm wondering if anyone can offer some resources for how Landscape Architecture might be used to remediate oil sands sites? Everything I've found so far is generally experimental, and given my lack of knowledge, I'm having trouble finding…Continue

Started by Jasmine Davis in SUSTAINABILITY & DESIGN. Last reply by Jasmine Davis on Monday.

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