Celebrate Earth Day – NMASLA & AIAABQ Joint Monthly Luncheon (4/22/2021 @ noon)

Celebrate Earth Day – NMASLA & AIAABQ Joint Monthly Luncheon  (4/22/2021 @ noon)

WHEN: Thursday, April 22, 2021 (12:00 pm to 1:30 pm MST)
WHERE: Virtual Event
WHAT: Celebrate Earth Day! Join NMASLA and AIAABQ for a 1.5-hour luncheon to discuss Urban Heat Island effect and designing for healthy trees in the City of Albuquerque. Speakers include Sara Hurteau, The Nature Conservancy, Cheryl Somerfeldt, CABQ Senior Planner, Joran Viers, Senior Partner, Root to Shoot Urban Forestry, and Will Gleason, Principal and Urban Planner, D/P/S. They will present how architects/planners can support trees in our urban landscape, leading towards a greater appreciation of how environmental design impacts our community.  1.5 HSW / ASLA / AICP PENDING APPROVAL

(Our “Tree” give away is actually a Fernbush – a moderate growth rate, 6-8 feet mature height, low water, moderate alkalinity tolerance, good cold hardiness, white flowers in mid-summer, no major pest problem and is good for windbreaks, wildlife plantings and erosion control.  It has fragrant fern-like leaves.  It remains evergreen in warm climates and becomes deciduous in colder climates.  It is very drought tolerant once established.  It is shade intolerant. The width is 5 feet.  (Chamaebatiaria millefolium))


REGISTER: https://www.aiaabq.org/event-details/april-22-virtual-nmasla-aiaabq-joint-monthly-luncheon-celebrate-earth-day-get-a-free-tree
FEE: $10.00

For questions, please contact:

Jennifer Fenstermacher
Executive Director
The American Institute of Architects
Albuquerque Chapter
director@aiaabq.org