Houston, Tx, 01/14/2008 -- Houston. Texas - Environmental Design, Inc. the nations premier tree relocation company has been approved by the American Society of Landscape Architects to issue continuing education credits as part of EDIs new national education effort. Environmental Design is currently scheduling educational presentations across the US and Canada. EDI is pleased to be among the select group of companies to be accredited by the ASLA.
About LA CES A collaboration of the American Society of Landscape Architects, Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards, Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board, and the Landscape Architecture Foundation. The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) will establish, maintain, and enforce standards for evaluating professional development and continuing education programs for landscape architects. Continuing education has never been more important for professionals. Its needed to stay up to date in the profession, develop new areas of expertise, and is mandated for maintaining licensure in many jurisdictions. LA CES will guide professionals in identifying courses that are appropriate for landscape architects and offered by legitimate organizations that have controls and processes in place to monitor quality and track attendance. The mission of LA CES is to assure landscape architects and licensing boards that courses provided by LA CES approved providers are of sufficient quality. Approved providers will register courses with LA CES that meet LA CES requirements. Registered courses will cover a broad range of subject matter and providers will be required to identify those courses that meet the LA CES standard of health, safety, and welfare (HSW).
About EDI - With an over 40 year history and a 99% success rate Environmental Design has created a Living History of transplanting and supply of unique material. Our goal is to furnish an educational experience that provides the necessary tools for architects and designers to move from beyond the ordinary design constraints for trees and to incorporate the opportunities to save, relocate and protect mature site material. Additionally, our program will present a methodology of preservation requirements and benefits including, ecological, municipal code, social desire, value, historic significance, and unique design element. Lastly, we will provide a plan to illustrate the safety requirements for a fully successful integrated specimen tree design.
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