Crystal Bridges3
Crystal Bridges3
Presidential Park
Presidential Park
Village at Hendrix
Village at Hendrix
LA 4 Art
LA 4 Art
Crystal Bridges2
Crystal Bridges2


The Central States is comprised of SIX individual chapters of the American Society of Landscape Architects.  These chapters come together once a year for camaraderie, learning, advancing the profession and to celebrate their best work.

The six ASLA Central States chapters are ArkansasGreat Plains, Iowa, Oklahoma, Prairie Gateway and St. Louis. These chapters encompass the eight US states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The Twelfth Annual Central States Conference will be hosted by the ASLA Iowa chapter April 19-21, 2017 at the Savery Hotel in downtown Des Moines, IA.  Additional details coming soon!  For more information, meanwhile, please contact Stacy Ernst 816-678-2004.


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2016 Arkansas Host Committee

Conference Chair:  Allison Thurmond Quinlan 479.305.4807

Awards  William Towle 479.644.1662; John Scott
Budget Hank Thomas
Expo Travis Brooks 479.387.1769
Golf:  Travis Brooks 479.387.1769
Graphics / Signage  Hillary Ramsey
Hotel / Venue  Dave Roberts
Program / Education Susan Jasan, Chair 479.636.8200, x10; Alan Ostner, Vice Chair; Judy Brittenum, Vice Chair
Publicity:  Melissa Evans
Registration:  Charles Ashley
Social Media:  Sarah Geurtz 479.756.1266
Sponsorship: Tanner Weeks
Tours:  Scott Biehle
Website / Communications:  Stacy Ernst 816.678.2004


Send all USPS correspondence to:

Arkansas Chapter ASLA
c/o Travis Brooks
PO Box 3343
Fayetteville, AR  72702


Learn more about ASLA at


2016 – Little Rock, ARUrban Strategies in the Natural State – April 13-15

2015 – Oklahoma City, OK The Art of Collaboration – April 22-24

2014 – Omaha, NEHealthy Communities:  Designing for Future Generations – April 9-11

2013 – St. Louis, MO – Transformations:  The New Landscape – March 20-22

2012 – Kansas City, MOShaping Community:  Celebrate Collaborate Create – May 2-4

2011 – Des Moines IA  – Landscape Urbanism:  Economics of Healthy Communities – May 4-6

2010 – Oklahoma City, OK – Sustainability:  Redefining Design, Reinforcing Nature – April 22-24

2009 – Omaha, NE  – Boundless Design:  Expanding the Creative Community – May 14-16

2008 – St. Louis, MO  – Moving Targets:  Understanding Our Changing Landscapes – April 21-23

2007 – Kansas City, MO  – Inside the Outside Environment:  Emerging Technologies in Landscape Architecture – April 19-20

  • Speakers Tours Schedule Awards Sponsors Brochure Photos

2006 – Des Moines, IA - People & Parks:  From the Corner Lot to the Nation’s Playgrounds – May 18-19

  • Speakers Tours Schedule Awards Sponsors Brochure Photos

anybody have any archives to add?  Please contact Stacy