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Description:The California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is requesting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) for architectural and engineering services for projects located in the California State Park System for the disciplines of mechanical/plumbing engineering and electrical engineering.
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Description The Foundation for Landscape Studies invites you to submit publications from your press for this year s John Brinckerhoff Jackson Book Prize and David R Coffin Publication Grant Please see the list of previous winners of these prizes on the Foundation's website The John Brinckerhoff Jackson Book Prize is awarded to books published in the last three years that have made a significant contribution to the study and understanding of garden history and landscape design The David R Coffin Publication Grant supports the research and publication of a book in the field of landscape studies Award recipients will be
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Description:This webinar is part of the American Trails Advancing Trails Webinar Series. American Trails will present this webinar on December 7, 2017, with Michael Osborne of Five Rivers MetroParks. This webinar will explore the critical components and processes necessary for truly sustainable trail design and construction. Free for AT members; others may purchase this webinar for $55 on the American Trails website at the link provided. CEUs are also available for $20 at the American Trails online store.Presenter:-Michael Osborne, Five Rivers MetroParks
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Description:Join us for Center for Planning Excellence's 12th Annual Smart Growth Summit November 7 and 8, 2017, in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Online registration is now open at http://summit.cpex.org/register/! With more than 450 daily attendees, our summit is the Southeast's premier dialogue on innovative planning and strong communities. This year's agenda features a day-long Smart Cities track, showcasing cutting-edge technologies that address rural and urban challenges. You can review our evolving agenda, outstanding speakers, and other details at www.summit.cpex.org.
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Description:Mark your calendar for the 11th Eastern Native Grass Symposium. The 2018 event will feature the latest information from renowned presenters and exhibitors, best management practices, and field tours showcasing the progressive use of native grasses and flowering plants in a host of diverse applications, including commercial, municipal, and residential landscapes. It all takes place at Erie’s beautiful Bayfront Convention Center on the shores of Lake Erie. Visit the website and sign up for updates as they become available over the coming weeks and months.
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Description The City of Fairfax Old Town Streetscape Plan and Standards will provide an overall conceptual level streetscape plan for the Old Town Fairfax Historic Overlay District and rights-of -way adjacent to the district s borders and develop new standards consolidate current policies and practices into a comprehensive document for streetscape improvements in this portion of the City of Fairfax The conceptual plan will guide future capital projects in the area s rights-of -way and the standards will provide input into the City s Public Facilities Manual The standards should address which streetscape features should be extended into the Old
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Description The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission on behalf of the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Newtown Connecticut announces an invitation to submit a design for a permanent memorial to the victims of the shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on December The site is a -acre property in the community of Sandy Hook which was formerly owned by a youth athletic organization The land contains two open areas former playing fields two ponds and woodlands It is situated in a semi-rural area close to Sandy Hook Center Neighboring and nearby properties include private residences town land
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Description SOPREMA Inc will be hosting their first Living Roof Symposium on October for architects looking to expand their knowledge on green infrastructure and earn continuing education units The event will be held at the SOPREMA Hayward Training Center in Hayward California Vegetated or green roofs are not a new concept in the roofing industry but recently they have started to gain popularity says Sara Jonas SOPREMA The presentations we have planned will provide green infrastructure and vegetated roofing product education helping architects in attendance achieve credits to keep their accreditations The symposium will begin at a m with a
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