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Bob Mann, LIC, formerly the agronomist for Lawn Dawg, is the director of state and local government relations for the National Association of Landscape Professionals.

Posts by Bob Mann

Issue Brief: Science shouldn’t be politicized Posted on 10 Sep 2018 in the 0918 categories.

Attempts by some lawmakers to apply political solutions to questions of science is a disturbing trend impacting the green industry. In the U.S., we have a scientific, legal and administrative... Read more»

Issue Brief: Renew and remember Posted on 18 Jul 2018 in the 0718 categories.

Each July, members of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) head to the sacred grounds of Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia for NALP’s Renewal & Remembrance event. Hundreds of... Read more»

Issue Brief: Pesticide preemption Posted on 15 May 2018 in the 0518 categories.

Our ability to control pests on our customers’ properties rests upon a very thin tightrope known as pesticide preemption. This preemption means that in 46 states, only the state government... Read more»

Issue Brief: Local politics matter Posted on 19 Mar 2018 in the 0318 categories.

In my line of work, I attend a lot of hearings—state legislatures, city councils, county commissions and everything in between. Recently, I traveled to Florida where a county commission was... Read more»