April is World Landscape Architecture Month

ASLA 2022 Professional General Design Honor Award. Riverfront Spokane, Spokane, Washington. Berger Partnership / image: Built Work Photography

World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM) celebrates the role of landscape architects in shaping healthy, resilient, and beautiful places for all. April brings the opportunity to promote the profession and inspire the next generation of landscape architects. Get ready to take part in all the special offerings happening next month!


Use the hashtag #WLAM2023 to showcase your work on social media and connect with participants from around the world. Tag @NationalASLA for a chance to be featured on ASLA social media profiles, including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter, as well as in Landscape Architecture Magazine!

Share your unique perspective or use the ASLA daily prompts—many of which correspond to one or more Professional Practice Network (PPN) practice areas—for inspiration.

World Landscape Architecture Month Daily Prompts

  1. #thisislandscapearchitecture
  2. #iamalandscapearchitect
  3. #landscapearchitecturestudent
  4. favorite project
  5. a day in the life
  6. plants – Planting Design PPN members, this one’s for you!
  7. I am passionate about…
  8. sketch
  9. seasons
  10. landscape architects in action
  11. current project
  12. public space
  13. residential landscape architecture – we’d love to see Residential Landscape Architecture and Design-Build PPN members doing residential work posting for this prompt!
  14. I am researching… – Education & Practice PPN members, get the word out about the research you’re doing.
  15. urban design – a perfect fit for Urban Design PPN members, of course.
  16. outdoor play – Children’s Outdoor Environments PPN, take note!
  17. I work here
  18. green infrastructure – many project types may incorporate green infrastructure, but Sustainable Design & Development PPN members will certainly have a strong connection to this prompt.
  19. biodiversity – Ecology & Restoration PPN
  20. community – Community Design PPN
  21. am or pm
  22. green
  23. currently reading
  24. water – Water Conservation PPN
  25. technology – Digital Technology PPN
  26. parks – Parks & Recreation PPN
  27. design process
  28. streetscape – Transportation PPN
  29. detail
  30. team

Chapter Events

Connect with your chapter this WLAM through one of the initiatives highlighted in LAND, from Instagram takeovers to site tours and symposia. A number of ASLA chapters also have conferences coming up in April.

ASLA Online Learning: Best of ASLA2022

Stream three top sessions from the ASLA 2022 Conference on Landscape Architecture on-demand during World Landscape Architecture Month! ASLA members have exclusive access to this webinar bundle in celebration of WLAM. Watch all three and complete the post-presentation quiz to earn 3.75 PDH (LA CES/HSW):

  • City of Trees: Protecting the Urban Forest Through Changing Climates – 1.25 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.0 GBCI SITES-Specific CE
  • Drawing Beyond Concepts: The Role of Drawing from Sketch Through Construction – 1.25 PDH (LA CES/HSW)
  • Magic Mushrooms: Improving Landscape Performance and Engagement with Fungi – 1.25 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.0 GBCI SITES-Specific CE

Other 2022 conference recording sessions can be purchased separately at learn.asla.org/ASLA2022. Sessions make great education opportunities for earning individual LA CES-approved professional development hours (PDH), office lunch and learns, or chapter events.

For downloadable WLAM2023 logos, a social media toolkit, and more ways to take part in World Landscape Architecture Month, visit asla.org/wlam2023.

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