Industry News

NALP Government Affairs Wins at Local and State Levels

The National Association of Landscape Professionals is constantly at work protecting members’ interests in legislation and lately, there have been several wins at the local and state levels. Local In Prince George’s County, Maryland, NALP was able to identify adverse legislation that would ban EPA registered pesticides from being used on private property before it […]

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NALP Holds 2020 Renewal & Remembrance Ceremony

Arlington National Cemetery is currently closed to the public, but that wasn’t going to stop the National Association of Landscape Professionals Renewal and Remembrance Committee from wanting to keep the tradition of honor and service alive on what would have been the 24th anniversary of the annual event. Each year hundreds of landscape and lawn […]

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Landscape Industry Takes Up Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

This week, our Association held a diversity and inclusion discussion, via Zoom, with a wide range of NALP members, volunteer leaders, staff, and stakeholders. Due to space limitations, we weren’t able to invite all NALP members. However, we expect this to be the beginning of an industry-wide discussion about how we can be proactive about […]

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President Trump Suspends H-2B Program through 2020

On Monday, June 22, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order to further limit the entry of immigrants into the United States. The Executive Order extends the April 22 Order which suspended entry of immigrants into the U.S. and expands the scope of the Order to also suspend temporary guest worker programs until the end […]

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NALP Members in the News: Massey Services Partners with BioAssured

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. Massey Services Partners with BioAssured Massey Services, based in Orlando, Florida, has partnered with BioAssured to launch a long-lasting disinfecting system for buildings. BioAssured was created in response to COVID-19 and creates a standard of sanitization across all industries and markets. Massey Services technicians […]

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In Memoriam: J. Landon Reeve IV, a Gentleman of the Industry

J. Landon Reeve IV, founder of Chapel Valley Landscape Co., passed away on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. He was 79 years old. Growing up, Reeve, LIC, spent five years working a part-time job at Bluemount Nursery, a perennial grower and wholesaler in Maryland, and his love for horticulture grew from there. He earned a […]

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NALP Members in the News: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc., Hoffman Landscapes, Grunder Landscaping Co.

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. announces strategic shift for U.S. and Canadian markets As a result of a re-evaluation by Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), it has decided to shift to a service-focused operation in the United States and Canada markets […]

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First Individuals Complete the Landscape Management Apprenticeship Program

Merino Landscape, Inc., based in San Diego, California, is the first company with individuals to complete NALP’s Landscape Management Apprenticeship Program (LMAP), with three apprentices finishing the program in May. While typically it takes apprentices 12 to 15 months to complete the program, apprentices Julien Alcaraz, Jaime Alcaraz and Krystian Merino were able to finish […]

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GreenCare for Troops Expands Services to Include Healthcare Workers

Project EverGreen is known for giving back to military families with its GreenCare and SnowCare for Troops programs, and now it has expanded its complimentary services to help those serving on the healthcare front lines. “The people that volunteer with our program a lot of them want to give back to the military in their […]

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New York Landscape Companies Resume Full Operations Today

On Tuesday, May 12, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced low-risk businesses including landscaping and gardening would be able to reopen statewide today. Prior to this order, horticulture was designated as a non-essential business, with only landscaping for maintenance and pest control purposes being deemed essential. While this restriction isn’t as drastic as what Michigan landscapers faced, […]

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