Granite State Landscape Architects
The Granite State Landscape Architects (GSLA) is the New Hampshire Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. We were established in 1988 as a non-profit, professional organization primarily comprised of Landscape Architects, affiliate professionals and students dedicated to the Advancement of Landscape Architecture in New Hampshire.
What is Landscape Architecture?
Landscape architecture is the art of, planning, design, preservation and rehabilitation of the natural and built environments. The profession covers a wide range of practices including site planning, residential development, corporate and commercial developments, parks and athletic fields, town or urban planning, streetscapes and public spaces, transportation corridors and facilities, garden design, hospitality and resorts, institutional development, academic campuses, therapeutic gardens, historic preservation and restoration , reclamation, conservation, and more
Become a Member
Learn about the requirements and benefits of becoming a GSLA member and access.
Shoreland Regulations Review
As you may know, I represent the GSLA on the DES Shoreland Advisory Committee (SAC). We review Shoreland regulations and provide recommendations to the Commissioner, as appropriate.
The primary focus of our next meeting (Feb 19th) will be to review the proposed changes to the Shoreland Rules (Env-Wq 1400) in order to bring them into alignment with the changes to RSA 483-B that have occurred over the past few years. This is not intended to be a complete re-write of the rules, as is planned for the Wetland rules. That being said, this is an opportunity to identify any other changes that we (or GSLA Members) feel, need to be made at this time. If you are so inclined or interested, please review the proposed changes as provided in the attachment, solicit any input/comments from the others, and forward on to me. Please note that these changes are for Preliminary Discussion only. Depending on input from other stakeholders (Builders, Realtors, Lakes and Rivers Assoc., etc.), there could be more or fewer changes recommended.
GSLA Volunteer Opportunity
GSLA is looking for volunteers who are interested in contributing written material, photos, suggestions, etc. as part of an effort to bring the GSLA website up to date.