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NALP Recognized as National Mall Volunteer Partner of the Year

The National Association of Landscape Professionals was presented the National Mall Volunteer Partner of the Year Award on Dec. 4, 2021, by the National Mall and Memorial Parks of the National Park Service. “I was so proud to accept the award in honor of the National Association of Landscape Professionals and our members,” says Bruce […]

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NALP Members in the News: SavATree, Ruppert, Sperber

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. SavATree Merges with Urban Tree Service SavATree has merged with New Hampshire-based tree care company, Urban Tree Service. This expands SavATree’s presence in the New England area, serving customers throughout New Hampshire, Maine and Northeastern Massachusetts. “We are excited to partner with a company […]

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NALP Attends 94th National FFA Convention and Expo

Among the sea of blue jackets at this year’s 94th National FFA Convention and Expo, an oasis of green could be found. From Oct. 27 – 29, sponsors and volunteers from the professional landscape and lawn care industry worked together to again create a booth showcasing the full scope of the industry, and the many career […]

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In Memoriam: Dan Stearns

Dan Stearns, professor emeritus of landscape contracting at Penn State University, passed away on Nov. 6, 2021, at the age of 70. Stearns was an NALP Trailblazer and received NALP’s Educator of the Year award in 2019. Stearns earned his bachelor’s degree from Penn State and his master’s degree at North Carolina State University. Before […]

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NALP Members in the News: Aspire, Massey Services, RC Mowers, Davey Tree, Ruppert Landscape

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. Aspire Announces Intent to Acquire Go iLawn and LandOne Aspire Software, a ServiceTitan company, has announced it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire Go iLawn, an online property measurement tool and LandOne Software, a cloud-based digital takeoff and design tool. “The addition of […]

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The Final LANDSCAPES Finishes with a Bang

This year marked NALP’s last LANDSCAPES and with it came the announcement of the new annual meeting, ELEVATE. ELEVATE will take place Sept. 18-22, 2022, in Orlando, Florida. This new conference and expo will meet the needs of NALP members and industry professionals. It is designed to be energized, innovative and collaborative with sessions focused […]

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2022 Supply Chain Issues on the Horizon

Guest Content Our industry is experiencing numerous material and supply chain shortages. There are several factors affecting the cost and availability of these materials such as labor shortages, energy costs, weather, trucking and port issues. Grass seed harvests were impacted earlier this year due to extreme heat and drought in the Pacific Northwest. Staffing shortages […]

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Say Hello to NALP’s New Annual Conference and Expo: ELEVATE

On Wednesday, Oct. 20, NALP unveiled the name of the new annual meeting to be known as ELEVATE. After more than 15 years in Louisville, we are taking our new conference on the road. Your new annual conference and expo experience will take place in September 2022 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Conference Center […]

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Meet Bruce Wilson, NALP’s 2021 Lifetime Leadership Award Winner

This year’s Lifetime Leadership Award winner has truly been in the industry for his entire lifetime. Like many others, Bruce Wilson first started out by mowing grass as a kid. “Ironically, my father made me quit mowing lawns and get a job because he thought that it would be good for me to know what […]

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Meet Andrew Ziehler, 2021 Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates before him, fellow entrepreneur Andrew Ziehler also started his business in a garage. While he didn’t go on to the tech industry, Ziehler has made notable achievements in the landscape and lawn care industry, so much so that he has been selected as this year’s Young Entrepreneur of the […]

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