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Portland, Maine Ordinance Passes

Last week on a 9-0 vote, the City Council in Portland, Maine approved an ordinance that will prohibit the use of all synthetic pesticides on both public and private property beginning July 1, 2018. This ordinance follows a similar one … Continue reading

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Trump to End Salvadoran Worker Protected Status

The Trump administration has canceled the provisional residency permits of about 200,000 Salvadorans who have lived in the country since at least 2001, leaving them vulnerable to deportation, according to a Department of Homeland Security announcement sent to lawmakers Monday. The … Continue reading

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Most Recent Companies to Pledge Financial Support to the Industry Growth Initiative

Thank you to the most recent companies to pledge support to NALP’s Industry Growth Initiative, enabling industry efforts to grow the industry and its workforce.

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Share Your Safety Stories and Win

Share the creative, unique ways that you incorporate safety into your daily routine at the office and be entered to win an Apple Watch! Run an annual fitness competition at the office? Do a creative team stretching routine? Have creative … Continue reading

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EPA Releases Pesticide Assessments

The EPA released preliminary ecological and human health risk assessments for a number of pesticides including clothianidin, thiamethoxam and dinotefuran insecticides.  The agency also released a preliminary ecological risk assessment for imidacloprid.  Previously, pollinator-only risk assessments were released for these … Continue reading

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The Best Landscape Business Resources You Aren’t Using

They might be the best kept secrets, but we don’t want them to be. Here are our staff picks for the top five NALP resources that NALP member companies can be using now. Customizable Employee Handbook  It’s hard to stay … Continue reading

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First Half of H-2B Cap Hit

On December 21, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the 33,000 cap for the first half of fiscal year 2018 was reached on December 15. This means that with extremely limited exceptions seasonal businesses who petitioned USCIS … Continue reading

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Top Blog Posts of 2017

What, 2017 is over already? We hope NALP helped deliver a few light bulb moments this year that helped propel your business.  Here are the top 5 blog posts from Landscape Industry Essentials in 2017. Top 5 Landscapes Sales Tips … Continue reading

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Congress Delivers on Promised Tax Reform Christmas Gift

Congressional Republicans delivered on their goal of passing a major tax reform bill, and now the measure goes to President Trump who has indicated plans to immediately sign the bill into law once it is enrolled and formally presented. The … Continue reading

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Landscape and Lawn Care Companies Light up the Holidays

Would it surprise you to learn that 25% of the member companies of the National Association of Landscape Professionals do Christmas lighting and decor for their commercial and residential clients? For all of the landscapes pros who have been hard … Continue reading

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