Day: March 21, 2016

National Collegiate Landscape Competition Winners Announced

On Saturday morning, after days of competition, testing, and meetings with recruiters, the winners of the 40th National Collegiate Landscape Competition were announced. Though this really is the type of event where everyone walks away a winner…

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IGI Seeks NALP Members to Help Fill Two Media Opportunities

NALP’s new Industry Growth Initiatiave, has recently connected many program supporters and NALP members with national media opportunities including interviews with HGTV, REALTOR.com, House Logic, Midwest Living, etc.  There are two opportunities that currently need industry representation:

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Overtime Legislation Introduced

NALP lobbying to oppose the overtime legislation has paid off. Introduced on March 17, Senators Scott (R-SC) and Alexander (R-TN) and Representatives Walberg (R-MI) and Kline (R-MN) introduced the Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act (S.2707 and H.R 4773) that will ensure the Department of Labor pursues a balanced and responsible approach to updating federal […]

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New Research Shows Neonics Pose Little Threat to Bees

In the recent Urban Forestry Today Webcast “Neonicotinoids, Bees, and Urban Trees: The Controversy Defined” Richard S. Cowles of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station examined claims that neonicotinoids are directly linked to Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). His conclusion, when it comes to honey bee stressors was that “neonicotinoids are almost insignificant. There are many, many […]

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