For press information, please e-mail email@example.com.
American Society of Landscape Architects
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
U.S. Botanic Garden
Mar. 5, 2013: New SITES Certified Projects
Sept. 26, 2012: SITES™ Public Comment Period Opens
Nov. 1, 2007: New Report Brings Sustainable Landscapes Mainstream
Oct. 6, 2007: Green Building Moves Outdoors
About SITES Pilot Program only:
The Herald (November 2013) National Sustainability Rating System Certifies Three New Landscape Projects
Pittsburgh Business Times (November 2013) Phipps Center Earns Highest Sustainable Status
PA Environment Digest (November 2013) Philadelphia, Pittsburgh Landscaping Projects Certified As Sustainable
Albuquerque Morning Edition (August 2013) Carlsbad Caverns Project Gets Nod for Sustainability
Architectural Record (August 2013) Block Party: Washington Canal Park
THE DIRT, American Society of Landscape Architects (March - April ) Flower Power: The Phipps Conservatory's New Center for Sustainable Landscapes
Architizer (April 8, 2013) Pittsburgh's Phipps Conservatory Opens One Of The Greenest Buildings In The World
Athletic Business (April 2013) SITES Program Promotes Sustainable Landscape Design
Chester County Press (March 20, 2013) Kennett Township Residence Receives National Praise for Sustainable Design
Times Record New: Wichita Falls,Texas (March 16, 2013) New Guidelines to Make Landscape Sustainable
World Architecture News (March 6, 2013) Sustainable Sites Initiative Certification for Gustafson Guthrie Nichol
Grand Valley Lanthorn (December 5, 2012) Student Recreation Fields First Certified Sustainable Site in MI
Michigan Live (December 2, 2012) GVSU Athletic Fields Certified by Sustainability Project
Topos: The International Review of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design (November 27, 2012): Model for Sustainable Design: Canal Park in Washington, D.C.
The Washington Post (November 16, 2012) D.C.'s Canal Park Features Greenery, Fun, and a 10,000-square-foot Skating Path for All Ages
ASLA's The Dirt (October 9, 2012): With SITES, Regenerative Design Moves Forward
Cornell University Library News (September 26, 2012): It's Official: Garden Gets SITES Certification
Cornell Chronicle (September 25, 2012): Mann Library Garden Certified by 'Green' Landscape System
Fresh Water Cleveland (September 20, 2012): Cle Botanical Garden First in State to be Certified by Sustainable Sites
ASLA's The Dirt (September 17, 2012): SITES Certifies Eight Projects
Parks & Recreation Magazine (September 1, 2012): More Sites for SITES
The Daily Pennsylvanian (August 28, 2012): Shoemaker Green Opens as 'Front Lawn' to Palestra
Stl Louis High Performance Building Initiative Blog (August 17, 2012): The Sustainable Sites Initiative
Architectural Record and Greensource (July 2012): Site Specific [read to earn 1 AIA/GBCI continuing education hour]
Green Industry Pros (June 4, 2012): Green Building Meets Landscaping
The Wall Street Journal Marketwatch (May 7, 2012): One of Earth's Greenest Buildings Opens in Pittsburgh on May 23rd
North Dallas Gazette (April 17, 2012): UT Arlington College Park Center earns LEED Gold certification
Environmental Building News (April 1, 2012): First Three Sustainable Sites Projects Certified
Landscape Management Magazine (March 2012): A Greener Land
Product Design & Development (February 1, 2012): California's First Sustainable Utility Campus
treehugger (January 31, 2012): California Utility Opens First Sustainable Campus as Model Utility Site
GOOD (January 31, 2012): LEED for the Outdoors? Landscapes Get Their Own Green Certification Standards
The Wall Street Journal Marketwatch (January 25, 2012): First Projects Certified by SITES National Rating System for Sustainable Landscapes
Palm Springs Life (July 2011): The Artful Garden
World Landscape Architect (April 18, 2011): Woodland Discovery Playground at Shelby Farms Park
Memphis Daily News (April 7, 2011):Shelby Farms Unveils a New Playground
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (February 17, 2011):Yes, parking lots can be green
Business Record (November 30, 2010): Green and Main Selected for International Study
The Architect's Newspaper (September 16, 2010): Super Street for the Super Bowl
Lawn and Landscape (August, 2010): A More Sustainable Site
The Deset Sun - Palm Springs, CA (August 31, 2010): One of America's Great Estates Becomes Truly Green
Star-Telegram (July 27, 2010): BRIT's Fort Worth headquarters to reflect its conservation mission
Arizona Foothills (July 13, 2010): Sustainable Landscaping
University of Pennsylvania Alamanac (July 13, 2010): Shoemaker Green: The Red and Blue Turn Grey into A Green Sustainable Site
BuildingGreen.com (July 1. 2010): "LEED for Landscapes" Opens Pilot, Attracts Brownfield Projects
Otto Architetcure + Design (June 29, 2010): SITES Pilot Projects
WinonaDailyNews.com (June 30, 2010): Empty lots continue to plague Cobblestone Creek development
Gazette.com - Maryland Community Newspaper Online (June 30, 2010): Wheaton landscapes among first to take ‘green' test
The Times and Democrat (June 25, 2010): Clemson green project gets recognition nationally
Merced Sun-Star (June 16, 2010): UC Merced Connect: Landscaping under green microscope
Tennessesan.com (June 15, 2010): Renovated Deaderick Street enhances Nashville's city core
American City & County Magazine (June 1, 2010): Measuring the green in greenspace
Lawn and Landscape (June 1, 2010):John Deere participates in the Sustainable Sites Initiative with special landscape project
Lawn and Landscape (June 1, 2010): Collier Arbor Case chosen for Sustainable Sites pilot project
Fast Company (May 28, 2010): Sustainable Landscape Project Takes Root
Facilities Management - FMLink.com (May 28, 2010): Pilot projects by SITES put sustainable landscape rating system into action
GreenBiz.com (May 27, 2010): 'LEED for landscapes' put to test
Toronto News 24 (May 27, 2010): Humber Arboretum Centre to test sustainable landscape rating
Cleaning and Maintenance Management Online (May 27, 2010): John Deere to participate in the Sustainable Sites Initiative
Port Orchard Independent (May 27, 2010): South Kitsap Regional Park plan hailed for 'sustainability'
The Burton View - Michigan (May 27, 2010): Urban alternatives house will test sustainable landscape rating system
Seattle's Daily Journal of Commerce (May 26, 2010): 11 state projects will test new program for sustainable landscapes
Environmental Leader (May 26, 2010): Sustainable Sites selects pilot projects
Rockford Register Star - Illinois (May 26, 2010): Playground among test sites for green rating system
Daily Journal of Commerce - Oregon (May 26, 2010): Program takes green emphasis to the outdoors
Austin Chronicle (May 26, 2010): Eco-currents: Reading the Bones
Sustainable Business Oregon (May 25, 2010): Three Oregon sites chosen for sustainable landscaping pilot
Austin Business Journal - Texas (May 25, 2010): Four Austin sites picked for national sustainable landscaping pilot
American Society of Landscape Architects (May 25, 2010): Pilot projects put sustainable landscape rating system into action
The University of Texas at Austin - News (May 25, 2010): Pilot projects put sustainable landscape rating system into action
Urban Habitat Chicago (May 25, 2010): UHC's Joy Garden chosen to Participate in SITES 2-year pilot program
TheHour.com (May 25, 2010): Officials promote Oyster Shell Park
PR-inside.com (May 25, 2010): Pilot projects put sustainable landscape rating system into action
AgriMarketing (May 25, 2010): Novus International Headquarters to undergo sustainable landscaping
WREX Rockford News - Illinois (May 25, 2010): Loves Park playground to test sustainable landscape rating system
ConnectMidMichigan.com (May 25, 2010): UM-Flint Urban Alternatives House selected for national program
The Dirt (November 2013) Landscape Architects and Their Clients Tackle SITES
Owners Perspective (April 2013) The Quest for Greener Landscapes: The Evolution of the Sustainable Sites Initiative
College Planning and Management (April 2013) Creating Sustainable Campus Landscapes
CSE for Landscape Architects (March 8, 2013) Sustainability Rating Systems for Landscape Architects
Living Green Magazine (November 16, 2012) Urban Sustainability Enhanced through Landscape Architecture
Penn State Student Affairs Sustainability Team Blog (August 27, 2012) 'Sustainable Sites' Initiative Creates New Vision for Building and Open Space Landscaping
The Dirt (May 3, 2012) The National Mall Wins with These Designs
Biocycle Magazine (March 2012) Sustainable Sites Initiative: 2012 Update
Austin American Statesman (February 19, 2012) Initiative Urges Water Conservation
The Wall Street Journal Marketwatch (January 11, 2012) SITES Honored with U.S. Composting Council Award
Nursery Management (June 23, 2011) Dollar Signs
BGCI (April 20, 2011): New Publication: Guide to Corporate Ecosystem Valuation
Lawn and Landscape (March 11, 2011): An argument for sustainable landscaping services
Federal Times (January 4, 2011): Landscaping efforts plow ahead to hit green
Chicago Tribune (December 27, 2010): New building tools detect varied shades of green
Lawn and Landscape (December 6, 2010): Sustainable Site Initiative seminars presented at National Green Centre
U.S. Department of the Interior Press Release (July 13, 2010): National Park Service to Release Final National Mall Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement to Public
Irrigation and Green Industry (July 13, 2010): LEEDing the way into the future
Civil Engineering (April 2010, Volume 80, No. 4, pp52-61): Special Report - Promote Sustainability and Resilience
Texas Nursery and Landscape Association - TNLA Green (April 2010): TNLA Green - Sustainable Sites
Living Architecture Monitor (Spring 2010, pp6-10): On the Roof with Dr. Steve Windhager
LandscapeManagement.net (Dec 1, 2009): The Hall Mark: When SSI arrives, things will change
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide (Nov. 13, 2009): Greenery earns ‘Green’ honors
Engineering News Record (Nov. 11, 2009): The Logic of Sustainability Starts with Site Development
Fast Company (Nov. 9, 2009): Sustainable Sites Initiative: A LEED Rating System for Landscapes
Washington Times (Nov. 5, 2009): Landscapes groups announces eco-ratings
USA Today (Nov. 5, 2009): Landscapes now get 'green' ratings
Reuters (Nov. 5, 2009): New Landscape Rating System to Transform the Industry, Complete Green Building Puzzle
Washington Business Journal (Oct. 9, 2009):Sustainable Sites Initiative wins Green Business Award
Washington Post (Feb. 5, 2009): "Working Toward Guidelines for a Truly Green Garden"
New York Times (Jan. 8, 2009): "How Green is Your Graden? A New Rating System May Tell You"
Engineer News Record (Nov. 12, 2008): "Green-Site Rating Coming by 2012"
Facilities Management News (Nov. 12, 2008): "Sustainable Sites Initiative launches sustainable landscaping guidelines for comments"
MarketWatch - USA (Nov. 10, 2008): "Report Offers First Comprehensive Look at Creating Sustainable Landscapes"
Smart Growth Online (Nov. 10, 2008): "Sustainable Sites Initiative Guidelines and Performance Benchmarks"
Energy Efficiency News (Oct. 13, 2008): "Energy efficiency goes outside"
Landscape Architecture (May 2008): "Rating the Regenerative Landscape"
San Francisco Chronicle (Jan. 2, 2008): "Sustainable Sites Initiative aims for landscape-specific standards"
Metropolis (Dec. 19, 2007): "Completing the Puzzle"
Architect Magazine (Nov. 1 , 2007): "Sustainable Landscapes Make the Grade"
GreenSource (Oct. 25, 2007): "Landscape Architecture is Going 'Greener' "
Lawn and Landscape (Oct. 10, 2007): "Landscaping to get Green Standards"
San Antonio Express-News (Oct. 4, 2007): "Landscaping choices boost health environment"
San Francisco Examiner (Oct. 4, 2007): "Landscapers Go Green"
Turf Magazine: "Greenbuild Guidelines"