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ASLA Webinars

Landscape Architects as Federal Leaders

Sep 15, 2016 2:00pm ‐ Sep 15, 2016 3:15pm

Credits: None available.


Landscape architects serving in the federal government possess a range of unique professional opportunities, from designing sites for government buildings, national parks and forests, to collaborating with interdisciplinary teams and shaping national policy. Come learn more about the benefits of working in the federal government from representatives of two major federal agencies: U.S. Forest Service, U.S. General Service Administration, and the Smithsonian Institution. A segment of the presentation will be dedicated to the various pathways to entering federal service.


  • Understand how landscape architects make a difference in protecting, preserving, and enhancing public lands.
  • Gain familiarity with the range of project types, national policies, and initiatives undertaken by federal agency landscape architects.
  • Explore the variety of leadership roles within landscape architecture across federal agencies.
  • Identify pathways to a career as a landscape architect in the federal government.

Please click here to complete a brief survey of this Online Learning presentation.




Credits: None available.

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11/14/16 11:21 am

Inappropriate and distracting political commentary included derogatory reference to the “old white men” who were pioneers of our profession. This was very unprofessional.