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Developing Emotional Intelligence in Landscape Leadership

As a leader, it’s important to adopt the use of emotional intelligence to retain good employees. Without a positive work environment, production and efficiency can be low. “In today’s work environment, people want to be heard and understood,” says Angie Carignan, human resources manager for Belknap Landscape Company. “It’s one thing to nod and smile, […]

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Renewal and Remembrance Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Two Service Project Locations

On July 19, 2021, 250 landscape industry professionals volunteered their time and skills at Arlington National Cemetery and on the National Mall for the annual Renewal & Remembrance event. “Whether it’s the 25th or not, I think being part of Renewal and Remembrance is a great honor,” says Bruce Allentuck, president of Allentuck Landscaping Co. […]

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This Year’s LANDSCAPES Schedule Is Packed With Cutting-Edge Strategies

If you’re like us, you’ve probably missed attending in-person events. If you’re wanting to catch up on the latest trends, don’t miss out on all LANDSCAPES has to offer this year in Louisville, Kentucky on Oct. 19-22. Opening General Session To kick things off, Kaihan Krippendorff, author of Outthink the Competition, will share a systematic […]

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Photo: Ruppert Landscape

Learn About Ruppert Landscape’s Core Strengths During the NALP Field Trip

Want to know what makes Ruppert Landscape tick? Don’t miss the opportunity to go behind the scenes in person at Ruppert’s headquarters in Gaithersburg, Maryland, on Sept. 1-2 for the fifth annual NALP Field Trip. Hosts Marty Grunder, president and CEO of Grunder Landscaping, and Frank Mariani, CEO of Mariani Landscape, will lead the tour […]

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NALP Virtual Legislative Days 2021 – Get Engaged & Advocate for the Landscape Industry

While I’m optimistic about the remainder of 2021 and in-person events happening again, I have been frustrated and upset that we’ve gone more than a year without having NALP’s Legislative Days in-person and in Washington D.C. Unfortunately, bringing all of our tireless advocates onto Capitol Hill this summer will not be possible. But we won’t […]

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Shasta College won the Team Spirit Photo Contest.
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45th NCLC Wraps, Team Competition Winners Named

The 45th National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC) wrapped up last week and more than 1,000 people participated in the event including 600 students from 40 schools and 347 industry professionals. This was the second year NCLC was not held in-person due to the pandemic, but this did not stop students and professionals from networking, attending […]

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What to Know About the 2021 National Collegiate Landscape Competition

Registration for the National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC) is now open. This year’s event will take place virtually from March 15 – 19, 2021. “Though we are not in-person, we still have a very robust event that will incorporate a lot of the elements that make the in-person event so fantastic,” says Jenn Myers, senior […]

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Expand Your Thinking with the Innovation and Technology Forum

Did you miss the Innovation and Technology Forum yesterday? There’s still time to view the full event with the All-Access Pass. You can log in to the virtual platform any time between now and Nov. 17, 2021, to watch the recorded sessions. If you’re curious about what all was covered, here are some of the […]

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How People Management Software Helps Teams Maintain a Strong Culture

During the NALP Innovation and Tech Forum on Nov. 18, Pam Dooley, owner of Plants Creative, will be presenting on people management software and its benefits. “An engaged and aligned team doesn’t happen by accident, it takes a lot of work and focus to ensure everybody is moving in the same direction,” Dooley says. “People […]

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That’s A Wrap! LANDSCAPES 2020 Finishes Final Day Full of Presentations

LANDSCAPES 2020: The Virtual Experience came to a close today, but it was still chocked full of educational sessions for attendees. Some of the sessions offered throughout the day included Change Incentives to Change Behavior and Using Technology to Streamline Sales. Change Incentives to Change Behavior Parke Kallenberg, with ADVANCE Consulting Group, discussed at what […]

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