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NALP Foundation Builds Roblox Game to Reach the Next Generation

The NALP Foundation recently announced their latest awareness initiative, which will focus on young people from ages 5 to 15 through the online gaming platform Roblox. The NALP Foundation is creating a game in partnership with Epic Reach, a global creative and advanced innovation agency. This game, called Landscape Design Empire, will allow players to […]

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Planting the Seed for Careers in Landscaping at SkillsUSA

In a sea of metal, wood and concrete, an oasis of green could be found at the NALP Foundation’s booth at the annual SkillsUSA Championships inside the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. This booth featured plants, artificial turf and a herringbone paver pathway throughout it. An estimated 15,000 students, teachers, education leaders and representatives […]

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How The NALP Foundation Serves the Lawn and Landscape Industry

If you’re new to the National Association of Landscape Professionals, you may not know that the NALP Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) organization that operates exclusively for the benefit of NALP. Originally started by NALP’s legacy organization, the Associated Landscape Contractors of America (ALCA), the Foundation was created to provide scholarships for green industry […]

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Industry Professionals Build Connections with the Future of the Industry at the 47th NCLC

The 47th National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC) returned to its birthplace this year at Mississippi State University in Starkville, Mississippi, kicking off on March 16. As the Newell-Grissom building filled with nearly 600 students from the 47 competing schools, the energy was palpable throughout the opening ceremony. Because NCLC is the first step in a […]

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Utilize NALP Foundation Toolkits to Boost Company Diversity

To support a successful growing company, you need the most capable people on your team, regardless of their age, race, religion, gender or national origin. “In order to be competitive in the ever-changing landscape of business, new ideas, thoughts and ways of doing things need to be embraced and cultivated,” says Angela Hieronimus, director of […]

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NALP Foundation Highlights Landscape Professions During World of Landscape Event

The NALP Foundation hosted its 3rd World of Landscape series from Nov. 14-18. This weeklong event featured professional careers in the landscape profession to middle and high schools across the country. “It’s all about showing students careers in general,” says Pam Moore, director of foundation operations for NALP. “We want the students to get excited […]

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Heritage Landscape Supply Group Concert Supports NALP Foundation

If you are attending ELEVATE in Orlando, Florida, during Sept. 18-21, don’t miss out on Heritage Landscape Supply Group’s benefit concert being held on Sept. 19 from to 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the House of Blues. This concert is free to conference attendees from the landscape industry and features performances by 2022 ACM […]

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Witness The Ultimate Green Battle at ELEVATE

Ever wonder how a landscape industry-specific version of Family Feud would play out? Then you don’t want to miss The Ultimate Green Battle presented by the NALP Foundation during ELEVATE this September. Support the NALP Foundation’s mission to strengthen the future of the landscape and lawn care industry through education, research, and scholarships by attending […]

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New National High School Landscape Competition Launched

In its first year participating, the NALP Foundation held a demonstration for a high school landscape competition at the SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 21-24. SkillsUSA is a nonprofit education association, serving middle-school, high-school and college/postsecondary students preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations. More than […]

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If You’re Not Putting Yourself Out There, You’re Not Growing with Teddy Russell: Season 2, Episode 47 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 47 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus at Include Software, Brett Lemcke with RM Landscape, Neal Glatt with GrowTheBench and Macey Robinson with LandCare talk with Teddy Russell, CEO of Russell Landscape Group. Russell grew up in a family business that his father began in 1987. […]

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