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The Sustainable Landscape

USGBC-Northern California Chapter

Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

The Sustainable Landscape

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USGBC-NCC Member rates are for individual Chapter Members only; membership status will be verified prior to the workshop. Non-member attendees who purchase this ticket type will be required to pay the full rate at the door on the day of the workshop. If you are unsure of your membership status, please email membership [at] usgbc-ncc.org. Membership of USGBC-NCC is held by individuals, not companies. Membership benefits, therefore, cannot be transferred to other individuals within the same company or public agency. Please be sure that you are a Chapter member if you have chosen a Member discount ticket type.
Ended $15.00 $1.29
Non Chapter Members
For anyone who is not a member of USGBC-NCC. Sign up for membership and receive the Member ticket price today by joining at http://www.usgbc-ncc.org/membership
Ended $25.00 $1.49

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Event Details

This presentation will explore key aspects of the contemporary sustainable landscape, as required by ever-evolving regulation and voluntary standards, such as LEED and Bay-Friendly. Water efficiency regulation and its impact on irrigation design, planting design and plant palette will be discussed, as well as best practices for successful sustainable landscapes.


Linda Gates, Co-Founder, Gates + Associates
Linda Gates is Co-Founder of Gates + Associates, a women-owned landscape architecture, land planning and urban design firm. She brings 35 years of experience working to incorporate practical, beautiful and economically viable sustainable design practices into a range of civic, retail and residential projects. Linda sits on the Board of Directors for the Bay-Friendly Coalition and is a LEED Green Associate.

Samantha Haimovitch, Landscape Architect, Gates + Associates
Samantha Haimovitch is a Landscape Architect with Gates + Associates with a comprehensive range of expertise in both the public and private sectors, ranging from single and multiple unit residential projects to large scale urban design and master plans. Her public project involvement includes trail design as well as master planning for college campuses, mixed-use neighborhoods, and urban open space. She has a strong interest in the sustainable practice of landscape architecture and in integrating aesthetics with practical design. She is a LEED Green Associate, as well as a certified Bay-Friendly Qualified Landscape Professional and Rater and an Accredited Green Roof Professional. Her specialties include horticulture with an emphasis on native and drought-tolerant plant palettes and community-friendly design through outreach and consensus building.


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Tickets at the door will be $20 for USGBC-NCC Members and $30 for Non-Members.

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Learn more about the USGBC-NCC Diablo East Bay Branch.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Please note the following policies:

  • All sales are final, and we do not offer any discounts.
  • Should USGBC-NCC have to postpone or reschedule the workshop or event, you will receive a 100% refund.
  • Registration cannot be transferred to another workshop or event.
Have questions about The Sustainable Landscape? Contact USGBC-Northern California Chapter

When & Where

Dahlin Group Architecture Planning
5865 Owens Dr
Pleasanton, CA 94588

Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

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USGBC-Northern California Chapter

USGBC-NCC is a membership-based organization that promotes and advocates for green building. Learn more about the Chapter, our Board of Directors, and Staff.

Learn more at www.usgbc-ncc.org.

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The Sustainable Landscape
Pleasanton, CA Events Conference

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