June 27, 2016 - The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals

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Day: June 27, 2016

Fate of Leaf Blower Ban Still Undecided in Two Communities

Two communities on opposite sides of the country are still trying to determine what to do about leaf blowers. In Newton (MA) the City Council has decided that they will not take action on proposed leaf blower restrictions until the fall. Council members have already been debating the ordinance for more than a year and […]

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House Appropriations Members Extend H-2B Returning Worker Exemption

As a result of consistent pressure by landscape professionals and other H-2B stakeholders, last week the House Appropriations Committee adopted an amendment to extend the returning worker exemption (RWE) to the H-2B legal immigrant guest worker program for fiscal year 2017. The groundswell of grassroots support exhibited by H-2B supporters was needed to offset the […]

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NALP Member News – Week of June 27, 2016

Bill Horn Joins Lambert’s as VP, Garden Services Bill Horn has joined Lambert’s of Dallas, Texas, as Vice President, Garden Services. Horn has executive oversight for Lambert’s garden management, tree care, and plant health care programs including strategy development and planning. Horn has more than three decades of landscape leadership and corporate social responsibility experience. He was a National Association of Landscape Professionals board […]

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