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Skyler Westergard’s Path in Nurturing Talent in the Landscape Industry

Skyler Westergard’s journey through the landscape industry has given him multiple viewpoints including that of a student, a technician, a landscape company owner, a branch manager and a professor. Now the learning and development specialist at LandCare, LLC, based in Frederick, Maryland, Westergard says his foundation as a college professor and working as a branch manager for […]

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Team Building: Logistics of an Internship Program

Internships can be a useful tool in your recruiting toolbox. They provide the opportunity to educate the next generation about your company and the industry in general. You can also learn from these individuals ways to improve your operations. If you’re considering launching an internship program at your company, be aware of the logistics that […]

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Insights from a Summer Job with Yellowstone Landscape

It’s common for college students to seek a summer job between semesters and this was the case for Brennan Wood, a student at the University of Arizona. Wood also happens to be NALP’s CEO, Britt Wood’s son, so he was encouraged to pursue a job in the landscape industry. Wood ended up working a summer […]

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