Nevada Landscape Architecture Day

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WHILE, April 26, 2022 will mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, considered the founder of landscape architecture in the United States; and

WHILE, landscape architects are leaders in creating sustainable landscapes, helping to reduce water demand and energy consumption, conserve or restore natural resources and wildlife habitat, improve water quality air and regulate the climate; and

WHILE, as licensed professionals, landscape architects have a responsibility to protect the public welfare through the purposeful design of public and private spaces that provide economic, social and environmental benefits to people of all ages and abilities; and

WHILE, in the Silver State, landscape architect licenses are issued by the Nevada State Board of Landscape Architecture to those who have met specified education, examination, and experience requirements necessary to protect health, safety and public welfare; and

WHILE, currently, there are 370 licensed landscape architects in Nevada who act as land stewards by designing, planning, and managing natural and built lands throughout the state; and

WHILE, our state’s economy benefits from licensed landscape architects through the creation of welcoming and safe spaces for the public, residents, and visitors, while simultaneously protecting the environment and associated ecological systems;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, hereby proclaim April 26, 2022 as

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