APA/AEP/TWS Winter Social

Your friends at the American Planning Association (APA), Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP), and The Wildlife Society (TWS) invite you to our 2019 Winter Social at Rio City Café!

Members and non-members alike are welcome to raise a glass in celebration of the holiday season and successful year of programs, professional development, and networking. Appetizers and the first round are on us!
Please help us give back to the community by bringing a donation of non-perishable, non-expired food or personal care items for the River City Food Bank.

When: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Where: Rio City Cafe (1110 Front Street, Sacramento)
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free for APA, AEP, TWS members until December 3
$20 for non-members and late registrations

Parking: Tower Bridge Parking Garage (at 1 Capitol Mall), bring parking ticket to Rio City Cafe for validation

RSVP here and share with friends on Facebook.

Have Questions?
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2019 Section Awards

And The Winners Are...

Please help us congratulate the 2019 AVA SVS Award Winners!

  • Butte Creek Canyon Overlay Zone - Award of Merit in Innovation in Green Community Planning
  • South Sacramento Habitat Conservation Plan - Award of Excellence in Innovation in Green Community Planning
  • Camp Fire Disaster Recovery Urgency Ordinance - Award of Excellence in Hard-Won Victory
  • 2019 Town of Esparto Community Plan - Award of Merit in Comprehensive Plan - Small Jurisdiction
  • Envision Stockton 2040 General Plan - Award of Excellence in Comprehensive Plan - Large Jurisdiction

Additionally, please join us in thanking our 2019 Jury who volunteered their time and expertise to review all the project nominations:

  • Jeff Loux, Town of Truckee
  • Tom Pace, City of Sacramento
  • Greta Soos, City of Sacramento
  • Drew Sutton, GEI Consultants
  • Katie Green, Rincon Consultants

Winners will be celebrated at the annual Awards Night to be held in January 2020. Keep an eye out for a save-the-date announcement this December!

2018 Award Winners

Congratulations to this year's winners!

Join the APA Sacramento Valley Section on January 24, 2019 for the annual APA SVS Awards Night. Help us congratulate the following winners from 2018!

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2018 SVS Award of Excellence Winners

apa ca 60Butte County Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Strategy (SALC)
Award of Excellence in Innovation in Green Community Planning

apa ca 60Capital Public Radio Place and Privilege
Award of Excellence in Communications Initiative

2017 Central Valley Flood Protection Update
Award of Excellence in Comprehensive Plan (Large Jurisdiction)

apa ca 60Sacramento Central City Specific Plan
Award of Excellence in Economic Planning and Development

Woodland General Plan Update 2035
Award of Excellence in Comprehensive Plan (Small Jurisdiction)

2018 SVS Award of Merit Winners

Butte Utility-Scale Solar Guide
Award of Merit in Best Practices

Fair Oaks Boulevard - Complete Street Master Plan
Award of Merit in Transportation Planning

2018 SVS Local Vision Award Winners

Delta Leadership Program

Franklin Boulevard Business District

Rocky Hill Trail

2018 SVS Legacy Award Recipient

Tricia Stevens, AICP

2018 PEN Honor Award Honoree for SVS

Al Herson, FAICP

2019 Section Sponsors

Without the support of our sponsors, many of the programs we offer would not be possible.  Click on the logos to the right to learn about each firm.
To our sponsors -- Thank You!

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  • Partners

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  • Friends

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  • Friends (cont'd)

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  • In-Kind

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