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About Sabeena Hickman

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Hickman is CEO of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP).

Posts by Sabeena Hickman

Issue Brief: Lyme disease is on the rise Posted on 09 May 2016 in the 0516 categories.

Ticks that can spread Lyme disease now live in almost half of all U.S. counties, according to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Rebecca Eisen,... Read more»

How the drought in the West affects everyone Posted on 07 Jul 2015 in the 0715 categories.

Even if you don’t live in the Western states, you’ve heard by now about the severe drought and the historic water restrictions ordered by California’s governor. So why should you... Read more»

Issue brief: Leaf blowers still under attack Posted on 08 May 2015 in the 0515 categories.

Clients demand neat and well-manicured landscapes, and leaf blowers are an important tool for landscape professionals. But they’re not always welcome by the neighbors. In Monterey County, Calif., a city... Read more»

Issue brief: Meet legislators on their home turf Posted on 12 Mar 2015 in the 0315 categories.

Building relationships now with your representatives at the city, county, state and national levels is the best way to set yourself up to have a real impact on issues that... Read more»

Issue brief: Bee health and your business Posted on 09 Jan 2015 in the 0115 categories.

You’ve no doubt heard about beekeepers in the U.S. and Europe experiencing bee colony die-offs. It’s somewhat of a mystery why this is happening; although, scientific consensus is emerging that... Read more»

Issue Brief: Should you need a permit to plant a tree? Posted on 05 Nov 2014 in the 1114 categories.

If the proposed revision to the definition of the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) were enacted, landscape professionals and homeowners might need to get a permit to plant trees or... Read more»