Sarah Geurtz, ASLA

Project Designer

Experience
Planning & Landscape Architecture
Sarah has a degree in Landscape Architecture and a complimenting degree in Horticulture. With her Landscape Architecture background, Sarah worked for 4 years as a Planner for Washington County, Arkansas. Through her experience as a Planner, Sarah brings valuable knowledge about government review processes, interpreting code, and project review. During her years as a Planner, Sarah was responsible for a wide range of project types which she took from submittal through project completion. She regularly presented her projects to the Planning Board.

Horticulture & Natives
Sarah also brings her horticultural knowledge of woody and herbaceous plants to projects in the form of site-specific plant selections. Her background in horticulture and in Arkansas native flora allows her to design with plant selections that adapt well to the local climate and that thrive in the various soil and drainage conditions specific to each site.

In addition, Sarah brings an artistic background in hand-drawn and computer-generated illustrations.

Education:
B.S. Landscape Architecture, Cum Laude, 2010
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

B.S. Turf and Landscape Horticulture, 2001
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Registrations:
Certified Floodplain Manager, Arkansas #AR12-00255

Professional Affiliations and Awards:
American Society of Landscape Architects
ASLA Service Award – Treasurer – 2013

Project Experience:

Turtle Creek at Midway, OK
The Ivey’s Subdivision, Rogers, AR
Faith Christian Church landscape plan, Bentonville, AR
The Groves Neighborhood, Rogers, AR
Northwest Technical Institute (NTI) parking lot, Springdale, AR
Primrose Retirement Center, Rogers, AR
MS4 Administration
Hazardous Household Waste Building Educational Rain Garden – Washington County, AR
Operations and Maintenance Building Landscape Design – Washington County, AR

Past Experience:
Washington County, Arkansas Planner