Professional Organizations for Landscape Architecture

American Planning Association (APA)

APA is a nonprofit public interest and research organization committed to urban, suburban, regional, and rural planning.  APA and its professional institute, the American Institute of Certified Planners, advance the art and science of planning to meet the needs of people and society.

Minnesota also has a state chapter. 

American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA)

ASLA is the national professional association representing landscape architects.  The association promotes the landscape architecture profession and advances the practice through advocacy, education, communication, and fellowship.

Minnesota (MASLA) also has a state chapter. 

US Green Building Council (USGBC)

USGBC works to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live and work. It is a non-profit organization committed to expanding sustainable building practices.

Minnesota also has a state chapter.