American Society of Landscape Architects
Northern California Chapter




ASLA offers a wide range of benefits with membership, all designed to give landscape architecture professionals extraordinary value while providing resources and tools to expand their businesses.

ASLA Professional Designation
Only ASLA members can use the professional designation. This exclusive credential shows clients and peers a commitment to the highest level of professionalism, giving you an important competitive edge.

Landscape Architecture Magazine
Members consistently rank the award-winning Landscape Architecture magazine as one of the top benefits of membership. Stay on top of the profession with the latest news, trends, resources, and developments in design, technology, planning, and ecology.

Awareness of the Profession
ASLA’s Public Relations and Communications department is dedicated to advancing awareness and appreciation of the profession. Reaching millions of people each year, these efforts strengthen the profession and, in turn, your career.

Federal and State Advocacy
ASLA’s Government Affairs department works to ensure that the landscape architecture profession is at the forefront of local, state, and federal policymakers. ASLA supports and defends state licensure and is nearing its goal of obtaining practice acts in 50 states by 2010.

ASLA Advocacy Network
Help shape the political landscape. By working together, landscape architecture professionals can leverage their numbers and expertise to positively impact the public policy. The ASLA Advocacy Network allows members to quickly and effectively communicate with policymakers about issues important to the profession.

Chapters (full, associate, affiliate and corporate members only)
With membership in the national organization comes membership in the local organization. Network with your peers and promote the profession in the local community through involvement with your ASLA Chapter.

LAND Online
Delivered bi-weekly via email to your inbox. All the latest news and events of the Society are just a click away.

One Professional Practice Network (PPN) (additional PPNs available at nominal charge)
To further network within your specialty, ASLA offers members a choice of 17 Professional Practice Networks (PPNs). PPNs unite colleagues who share common practice emphases, and provide members an advanced knowledge base and resources to call upon as needed. Members can join additional PPNs at a nominal charge.

Business Quarterly
Each quarter, ASLA surveys key contacts for business statistics and prepares an economic outlook of the profession. The quarterly benchmarks are published online and shared with industry professionals and allied organizations.

Firm Finder
Help others find your services. Professional members receive a free listing for their firm in Firm Finder, the online search tool that connects clients with landscape architecture professionals.

National Landscape Architecture Month
ASLA and ASLA chapters organize events and media coverage to promote National Landscape Architecture Month. Not only does National Landscape Architecture Month build awareness and showcase the importance of landscape architecture, but it also provides a unique opportunity to give back and mentor the next generation of professionals.