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Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Renewable Energy Development on Brownfields (Wed. 3 Feb, 2016 8:30 am - 2:00 pm)

Renewable Energy Development on Brownfields
Wednesday, February 3
Wilder Center, St. Paul
8:30- 9:00 am Registration & light breakfast
9:00- 2:00 pm Event program (includes lunch)

Join us for a discussion of new opportunities for solar development in Minnesota. This session is geared towards solar developers and brownfield redevelopment professionals, and will cover:

  • Trends in the Solar Energy Sector in MN & What it Means for Brownfields
  • Brightfields Considerations in a Nutshell
  • Utilities Perspective – Where are we Heading?
  • Federal & State Incentives, Policies and Programs
  • Legal Considerations Specific to Developing Solar on Redevelopment Sites
  • Solar Development Other Regulation & Tools
  • Rice Creek Commons – Renewable Energy meets Redevelopment in Arden Hills
  • Former Ford Plant Site – Renewable Energy meets Redevelopment in St. Paul
  • 400 MW Landfill-Mounted Solar PV System, Hutchinson

More information and registration is available here:
http://mnbrownfields.org/renewable-energy-development-on-brownfields/

Related:

The Return of Hot Topics in Environmental Science for Environmental and Other Attorneys: This CLE will address risk assessment, the science behind vapor intrusion and vapor migration, groundwater and surface water interactions, and the use of big data. The MSBA has assembled a panel of scientists and attorneys that will address these topics and explore how lawyers, scientists, and engineers can work together to help clients. http://www.mnbar.org/Meetings/Meeting?ID=996#.VoFkJPkrKUm

MPCA Remediation Division - Notice regarding spring brownfield grant sites If you are planning to apply for funding in the May 2, 2016 [spring] Brownfield grant round and an MPCA-approved Response Action Plan (RAP) is required for your grant application, please note that the 30 working day deadline for application/RAP submittal for MPCA Brownfields review is 4:30PM on March 18, 2016. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Stacey Hendry-Van Patten (651-757-2425) or Andrew Nichols (651-757-2612).

Monday, February 08, 2016

LARE Q&A and Networking Session (Mon. 8 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

The date of the LARE Q&A and Networking Session has been changed to Monday, February 8.

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TEST DATES

APRIL 6-16, 2016
Sections 1, 2, 3 & 4
(registration opens on 01/04/16 and closes on 03/25/16 at midnight ET)

AUGUST
August 1-13*

DECEMBER
December 5-17*

*Registration dates will be available on the CLARB website soon.
ASLA-MN LARE 2016 Q&A
Monday, February 8
Networking 5:30 p.m.
Q&A 6:00 p.m.
Free!
International Market Square
275 Market Street, Suite 54
Minneapolis

This review session will inform you for what to expect when preparing for and taking the LARE. It will also be a great opportunity to meet others who are planning on studying for the test and to form study groups. The review session will include a panel of recent LARE test takers that will be there to answer questions and share their LARE experiences with you.

RSVP if you plan to attend to Tony Wotzka at twotzka@gmail.com by Friday, February 5.
STUDY GROUPS
ASLA-MN will assist in the development of study groups based on exam sections and/or location. Click here to complete an online form with your preferences:
http://asla-mn.org/index.php?option=com_rsform&formId=10
 

 
SECTION 1:
Project and Construction Administration (Multiple choice and multiple response)
SECTION 2:
Inventory and Analysis (Multiple choice and multiple response)
SECTION 3:
Design (Advanced item types, multiple-choice and multiple response)
SECTION 4:
Grading, Drainage and Construction Documentation (Advanced item types, multiple-choice and multiple response)
 

 
For more information:
https://www.clarb.org/Candidates/Pages/datesanddeadlines.aspx

 

 

 

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Construction Specification Institute-MSP Expo (Tue. 9 Feb, 2016 9:30 am - 6:30 pm)

2016 Construction Specifications Institute – MSP EXPO
February 9th, 2016 (Fat Tuesday!)
9:30 am – 6:30 pm

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Ramada Plaza Minneapolis
1330 Industrial Blvd NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

  • Network with industry professionals, strengthen your business relationships, and earn HSW credits by attending the seminars!
  • Attendees can enter to win a 58" HD Smart TV along with other door prizes!

Session topics include

  • Contruction ethics
  • Keeping door hardward code compliant
  • Managing building movement with joints

Learn more and register at www.csi-msp.org.

 

 

 

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Parks by the People (Wed. 10 Feb, 2016 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Parks by the People:
Park Visioning and Participatory Design
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
2:00 - 3:00 PM EST
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Many park agencies and nonprofits invite community input on park master plans, but Park Pride goes one step further with its Park Visioning Program. Created in 2005, the program empowers citizens to ensure that their communities retain their character through a unique participatory design model. Panelists will discuss Park Pride’s model of facilitated dialogue and a public engagement process that treats communities as design experts, and outline strategies that will help other organizations develop their own guidelines. The program has implemented visions for dozens of acres of new parks, playgrounds, and community gardens in Atlanta.

Speakers:
Walt Ray, Director of Park Visioning, Park Pride
Becky Katz, Chief Bicycle Officer, City of Atlanta
Ayanna Williams, Director of Community Building, Park Pride

Registration:
CPA Members: FREE
Non-Members: $50

Space is limited.

Please click here to register.

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/941970674952570370

 

 

 

Thursday, February 18, 2016

ASLA-MN and MNLA Joint Happy Hour Networking Event (Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm)

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ASLA-MN and MNLA Joint Happy Hour Networking Event

Thursday, February 18 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Connect and develop professional business relationships by attending the first joint networking event for ASLA-MN and MNLA members!

Lakes and Legends Brewing Company
1368 LaSalle Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
www.lakesandlegends.com

RSVP to:
Catherine Riley at catherinesriley@gmail.com or
Susan Flynn at susan@mnla.bi

Download flyer

 

 

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Wild Ones Design with Nature 2016 Conference (Sat. 20 Feb, 2016 9:00 am - 4:30 pm)

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Minnesota Wild Ones Design with Nature Conference
Saturday, February 20, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall - University of St. Thomas St. Paul Campus

This year’s conference theme is “Good Design Matters.”  We are seeing an unprecedented level of interest in creating native plant habitat as people grow more aware of the threats to bees, butterflies, birds, and other treasured wildlife. People are eager to learn how they can turn their own spaces into attractive, nurturing habitats.

Learn more and register at http://www.designwithnatureconference.org/

Exhibits and sponsorships are also available!

 

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Ethics for Architects and Engineers (Tue. 23 Feb, 2016 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Ethics for Architects and Engineers
February 23rd 9:00am to 11:AM
Jeff Coleman, PE, FACI of The Coleman Law Firm

Two PDHs or Two AIA Learning Units

MPRB Headquarters
2117 West River Road Minneapolis, MN 55441

$25.00 per person
Checks only, no credit cards accepted

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

WI ASLA 2016 Annual Spring Conference (Wed. 24 Feb, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 26 Feb, 2016 8:00 am)

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http://wiasla.com/meetinginfo.php?id=8&ts=1455050929

 

 

 

Thursday, February 25, 2016

WI ASLA 2016 Annual Spring Conference (Wed. 24 Feb, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 26 Feb, 2016 8:00 am)

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http://wiasla.com/meetinginfo.php?id=8&ts=1455050929

 

 

 

Friday, February 26, 2016

WI ASLA 2016 Annual Spring Conference (Wed. 24 Feb, 2016 8:00 am - Fri. 26 Feb, 2016 8:00 am)

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http://wiasla.com/meetinginfo.php?id=8&ts=1455050929