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TAG: California Landscape Contractors Association

CLCA lends a hand to Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter

April 13, 2015By

Members of the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) voluntarily spruced up the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter in Live Oak, Calif., according to the Santa Cruz Sentinel. About 10 landscaping companies split up the project to upgrade the irrigation system, install rocks and drainage systems and native plants near the parking lot. For more on this story, visit read more

LEAF Scholarship applications due by April 15

April 9, 2015By

The California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) is accepting applications for the 2015 Landscape Educational Advancement Foundation (LEAF) Scholarship awards online through April 15. Since 1972, the CLCA has offered scholarships to college and university students majoring in landscape-related programs. In 1988, LEAF was formed to carry on the tradition of awarding financial aid to deserving students. Any student attending an... read more

CLCA bestows 55 Trophy Awards

January 20, 2015By

The California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) presented 55 Trophy Awards to landscape contractors this year. “The CLCA is thrilled to recognize outstanding California landscapers and their projects,” said Sandra Giarde, CLCA executive director. “Our association’s core goal is to support our members as they create beautiful, enduring landscapes that improve the quality of life. Winning a Trophy Award not only... read more

CLCA schedules certification tests for 2015  

December 5, 2014By

The California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) scheduled Landscape Industry Certified Technician testing dates for 2015. Applicant must complete both written and hands-on testing to earn the designation. The hands-on testing demonstrates an applicant’s skills by addressing problems that approximate “real life” scenarios at the test site. While doing the hands-on problems applicants are judged on their work method, adherence to... read more

1-Minute Mentor: Chuck Carr

June 6, 2014By

Business development manager, commercial maintenance Pierre Landscape, Simi Valley, Calif. Who’s your mentor? The first guy I worked for in the landscape industry, Mark Jordan. That was 21 years ago when I started with Jordan Landscape in North Hills, Calif. From him I learned basically everything about the business. I went in doing sales and marketing, but I learned the ins... read more

Tierra Verde Landscape snags statewide award from CLCA

January 27, 2014By

Tierra Verde Landscape, located in Orange County, Calif., was awarded a Trophy Award from the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) for excellence in maintaining a large HOA community, the Waterfront Community Association in Huntington Beach, Calif. “Our team is proud to be honored again with a CLCA statewide award,” said Steve Beckstrom, vice president at Tierra Verde Landscape. “Maintaining a... read more