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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 Progam

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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Reflecting on Renewal and Remembrance

NALP recently made the difficult decision to cancel Renewal & Remembrance and Legislative Days for 2020 due to COVID-19. This would have marked the 25th year NALP members gathered to lend their professional skills to care for and beautify Arlington National Cemetery. Originally started by the Professional Lawn Care Association of America (PLCAA, a legacy […]

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Three for Three – NALP Foundation Scholarship Recipients Share Their Thoughts

This year the traditional National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC) was canceled due to COVID-19. One important part of NCLC is the annual scholarship reception, sponsored by STIHL. This year the National Association of Landscape Professionals Foundation awarded 85 scholarships totaling more than $115,000. To view the full list of 2020 scholarship recipients, click here. Although […]

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Survey Says…Lawn Care Companies Fairing Better in the COVID-19 Economy

Navigating business challenges isn’t easy for any company this spring, but as an industry, we are doing a lot better than many others. NALP surveyed landscape industry companies, the week of April 6, to learn how COVID-19 is affecting their business (and also to learn how we can provide the best resources to help weather […]

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National Hispanic Landscape Alliance Becomes Part of NALP

In 2011, six contractor companies and five manufacturers, who served as supporting members, formed the National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA), with the goal to empower the more than 500,000 Hispanic-Americans employed in the landscape industry in the United States and provide them a voice in advocating for their interests. Likewise, for decades the National Association […]

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Coronavirus Webinar for Landscape & Lawn Care Companies

To help companies deal with the business and operational ramifications of the Coronavirus, the National Association of Landscape Professionals will host the free webinar, “Dealing with the Coronavirus in Your Landscape or Lawn Care Business,” on Wednesday, March 18, from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm ET. The webinar is limited to 500 registrants. Presenters include: […]

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5 Coronavirus Preparedness Tips for Your Landscape Company

Worried about flu and other illnesses like the coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading at your company? Think you should have a plan in place to encourage healthy habits and discourage the spread of the illness? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have some coronavirus preparedness tips for employers. Since COVID-19 is a new disease and there […]

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