ASLA CEUs Available for Hardwood Lumber & Urban Wood Events



The Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects will award continuing education units to qualified attendees of both the March 17 Hardwood Lumber & Sawmill Workshop and the March 18 Bringing the Urban Forest Full Circle Conference.

Both events are being organized by the Illinois Wood Utilization Team in separate facilities in Oak Brook, IL. .

The ASLA-Illinois Chapter, Conference Partner of the events, has more than 500 members and is one of the largest chapters of ASLA. ASLA’s mission is “To lead, to educate, and to participate in the careful stewardship, wise planning, and artful design of our cultural and natural environments.”

ASLA members can earn 6 Non-HSW (Health, Safety and Welfare) CEUs for attending the Hardwood Lumber & Sawmill Workshop, Thursday, March 17 at the Mayslake Peabody Estate. Purdue University of Forestry Prof. Daniel Cassens, a leading authority of North American hardwoods, will present the full-day program focused on hardwood sawing, grading, drying and more. The workshop will include a portable sawmill demonstration. Registration includes lunch. Click here to view workshop schedule and register.

ASLA members can earn 6.5 HSW CEUs for attending the Bringing the Urban Forest Full Circle Conference, Friday, March 18 at Hamburger University in Oak Brook, IL. The program will navigate all links of the urban wood market chain from land management and tree removal through milling community trees into lumber that can then be fabricated into furniture, flooring and other wood products. The conference will include an Urban Wood Products Showcase of cool professional and student projects, a sawmill demonstration and a Networking Reception with table top displays, including one manned by ASLA-IL representatives. Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, appetizers and break snacks.

Click here to view the conference schedule and register.