Recent News

  • RIASLA Holiday Party - Please join us on Wednesday, December 5th for the annual Rhode Island ASLA Holiday Party, generously sponsored by Landscape Forms.  The party will be at Red Stripe in East Greenwich at 455 Main Street.  We ask that you please RSVP and purchase tickets using the link below.  Thank you and hope to see you there!
  • Support RIDEM + Statewide Planning with your opinion! - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and Rhode Island Division of Statewide Planning are “seeking public input on outdoor recreation across our state to help to inform the Rhode Island Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP).  Your feedback will help us create better outdoor opportunities for all Rhode Islanders and visitors and will be […]
  • Kick Off Rally for Yes on 3 - Rhode Islanders, join the cause this morning with YESon3RI and the Audobon Society of Rhode Island as they host a kickoff rally for Yes on 3.  Not aware of the November ballot decision? The $47.3 million Green Economy and Clean Water bond on November’s ballot gives voters the opportunity to support a state-wide investment that builds […]
  • New Job Postings! - Looking for a job?  Check out our Jobs tab which was recently updated with three interesting positions! Planner at Providence Department of Planning and Development Horticultural Manager at Bellevue Ave Residence in Newport Landscape Designer / Landscape Architect at Hali Beckman, Ltd. in Wickford, RI
  • Check out RIASLA on Facebook! - RIASLA recently created a new Facebook page!  This page will represent Rhode Island ASLA and showcase local work, news + events relevant to Rhode Island landscape architecture. Check out the page here and be sure to follow us!
  • RIASLA June Networking Event - Let’s talk about what’s happening with landscape architecture in Rhode Island at our next networking event on Thursday, June 14!  Join RIASLA at the Isle Brewer’s Guild in Pawtucket for a night of networking, fun and games!  Event is free of charge, please email Andrew at apichette@beta-inc.com with any questions.  Hope to see you there! Isle […]
  • RIASLA Networking Event – Thursday, 5/10 - Join us for drinks and conversation at Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840, Thursday, May 10th from 6-8pm. Our last event at Bayberry Beer Hall was a great success. More than 20 landscape architects and allied professionals attended. We would love to continue to connect our community of members and supporters. Please join us […]
  • April Is A Time for Historic Landscapes - by Elena M. Pascarella, RLA, ASLA of Landscape Elements LLC This April, RIASLA focuses on historic landscapes.  This is an appropriate time to present information on historic landscapes for a number of reasons. April 26th is the birthday of Frederick Law Olmsted.  Olmsted is considered the “founding father” of our profession and the body of […]
  • What is HALS? - HALS IS NOT THE AI FROM 2001 SPACE ODYSSEY! by Elena M. Pascarella, RLA, ASLA of Landscape Elements LLC HALS documentation is one of three types of historic records maintained at the Library of Congress under the purview of the National Park Service. Other documentations include Historic American Building Surveys (HABS) and Historic American Engineering Records […]
  • ASLA National Advocacy Day April 26th - Jenn Judge, RI ASLA Trustee, and Melissa Bagga, RI ASLA President, will be attending the ASLA National Advocacy Day in Washington, DC April 26th, on behalf of the Rhode Island Chapter. This year, ASLA advocates will urge Congress to adopt legislation that encourages the use of green infrastructure and other natural systems to address coastal resiliency, […]