Category Archives: Industry News

Here’s What a Few Landscape Pros Are Grateful For

This Thanksgiving reminds us of how grateful we are to work for such amazing professionals in the landscape industry who are making our communities better places and creating career opportunities for their employees. When you look back at 2017 what … Continue reading

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YardApes Annual Fundraiser Raises $10,000 for Local Charity

YardApes of New Milford, Connecticut, held their 12th annual Quad-Am Golf Classic on Tuesday September 12th, 2017. The Golf Classic benefited The Pratt Nature Center, a local 205-acre wildlife preserve and educational center.  The Pratt Nature Center’s mission is “to … Continue reading

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NALP Markets Industry Careers to 67,000 at FFA Convention

Last week, NALP Staff members Jenn Myers (Director of Workforce Development) and Rex Bishop (Director of Technical Education) attended the 90th Annual National FFA Convention & Expo. The sea of blue jackets stretched throughout the Indiana Convention Center, and out … Continue reading

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LANDSCAPES 2017 Highlights

LANDSCAPES 2017 is in the books, and nearly 2,000 landscape professionals are now back at their offices implementing some of the strategies they learned at the education sessions in Louisville – and that is what it is all about – … Continue reading

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The Industry Best Were Honored at LANDSCAPES

And the award goes to… We were really excited last week in Louisville to honor some of the best work in the industry at the 48th Annual Awards of Excellence. See a list of winners here. One hundred and thirty-six … Continue reading

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NALP Hosts Workforce Summit

NALP hosted 40 association leaders and industry professionals October 3 and 4 for a Workforce Development Summit designed to identify ways trade groups can work more collaboratively and effectively together to attract men and women to industry careers, minimizing duplicating, … Continue reading

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NALP Celebrates New Headquarters in Fairfax

We moved into our new association headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, in late August, and on October 3, we held the official grand opening party welcoming guests, vendors and to our new offices. We couldn’t be more excited with how our … Continue reading

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Landscape Industry Comes Together to Grow Industry

The National Association of Landscape Professionals is committed to growing the industry and its workforce though the Industry Growth Initiative.  At recent meetings during Legislative Days in Washington D.C., NALP’s leadership celebrated positive steps forward toward the work that is being … Continue reading

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The Industry Growth Initiative Crushed it in May

By now, I am sure you have heard of the Industry Growth Initiative, and if you haven’t, we’d be happy to fill you in on our marketing and public relations campaign to grow the industry and its workforce! The spring … Continue reading

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Meet Rex Bishop, Director of Technical Education

Rex Bishop is joining the NALP team as the Director of Technical Education. He worked in the nursery industry before teaching horticultural and landscaping at the college level for more than 25 years, most recently serving as the Vice President for … Continue reading

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