If we define sustainability as living today without degrading tomorrow, what do we do about it? If, as designers, we believe that design has the power to shape the future and that sustainability is something to strive for, how do we incorporate sustainability into our projects?

What is the watershed approach to landscapes?

This two-minute video demonstrates what APLD members have to say about landscape design with the watershed in mind. Thank you to the APLD California Chapter for giving us permission to post this informative video. This project was made possible, in part, through a grant awarded by APLD National.

Upcoming Sustainable Events


This symposium helps shift the focus beyond sustainability strategies geared towards slowing environmental degradation by emphasizing solutions that heal our damaged urban landscapes. Learn from experts about regenerative landscape design and gardening practices that help restore our ecosystems on both small and large scales.