Category Archives: Industry News

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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Cheryl Claborn Celebrating 30 Years at NALP

NALP Membership Director Cheryl Claborn started her career at the association 30 years ago as an office assistant at the legacy association PLCAA. We recently celebrated Cheryl’s incredible career with the association with a party at NALP. We asked Cheryl … Continue reading

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What the Industry Growth Initiative is Doing

Don’t you wish there was a movement that could raise the visibility of the industry and put professional landscape and lawn care services in higher demand? Wouldn’t it be nice if you suddenly got more resumes for your open positions … Continue reading

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ALCA Awards Legacy Continues

I love history and I love old photos, so coming across a scrapbook from the association’s past was really fun! ALCA, which merged with PLCAA to eventually become the National Association of Landscape Professionals, was the group that originated our … Continue reading

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Congress Includes H-2B Relief in Budget Bill

Late Sunday, April 30, Congress released a bipartisan budget bill to provide for government funding through the end of fiscal 2017. Thanks to a massive effort from NALP members and other seasonal business owners, the bipartisan agreement contains limited H-2B … Continue reading

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Critical Timing for the H-2B Day on the Hill

The National Association of Landscape Professionals, the H-2B Coalition and more than 100 landscape professionals and colleagues from allied industries joined together on the Hill on April 26, at a crucial time in the battle for H-2B reform.  John McMahon, … Continue reading

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