December 20, 2021 - The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals

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Day: December 20, 2021

Department of Homeland Security Will Release Additional Visas for First Half of the Fiscal Year

On Monday, December 20, the Department of Homeland Security announced that they will be releasing an additional 20,000 H-2B visas for the first half of the fiscal year, which begins October 1 and ends March 30. Of the 20,000 visas, 6,500 will be carved out for Northern Triangle countries (El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras) and also […]

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Call for NALP Board Nominations

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) is conducting an open call for nominations to its Board of Directors. In order to be nominated for the Board of Directors an individual must be an employee of a company that is a member in good standing with NALP.  Further, the NALP Board has identified the following qualities […]

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Landscape and Industry Trends for 2022

Whether we’re ready for it or not, 2022 is almost here. Focus on the landscape shot up at the start of the pandemic and that appreciation for the outdoors isn’t going anywhere. Below are some of the industry and design trends that landscape professionals are expecting to see going strong next year. Industry Trends While […]

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Level Up: Chalet Has Been Evolving Since 1917

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Chalet was started in 1917 by landscape architect L.J. Thalmann. He served the North Shore outside of Chicago by mowing lawns and doing landscape designs. Since then the company has been passed down two generations with […]

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Top 10 Stories of 2021

2021 was another profitable year for many in the industry but it has also brought priorities into focus such as creating a positive company culture and how to stay ahead of the curve. As the last few days of December remain, take a look at the top 10 most popular stories for 2021 for a […]

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