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Potomac ASLA Annual Celebration & Recognition Event
December 5, 6:30-9pm
ASLA Center for Landscape Architecture
Join us for food and drink at our Chapter Celebration & Recognition Event! Fellows – including our newest Fellow! – will be recognized, as well as all new Potomac Chapter members (from 2018-19). Finally, our new Chapter officers and Executive Committee members will be installed and our outgoing leaders will be thanked. Special volunteers will also be recognized and our Park(ing) Day award will be presented.
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Special thanks to our event’s sponsors!
Gold Sponsor: Anova Furnishings
Silver Sponsor: Kusser Fountainworks
The National Mall Tidal Basin, a cherished part of “America’s Front Yard,” links its historic assets to the American ideal they collectively represent: freedom, democracy, and international cooperation. This complex cultural landscape features memorials to Thomas Jefferson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, as well as famous cherry trees that blossom each spring.
But this American icon is under threat.
Due to rising sea levels, the silt and water of the Potomac Flats make the Tidal Basin unstable; the conditions they create compromise both historic resources and visitors’ experiences. Each day at high tide, water floods the sidewalks surrounding the Tidal Basin, making them impassable and compromising the roots of the cherry trees.
Click here to learn more and sign the pledge.