TAG: NALP Foundation

At 2019 Renewal & Remembrance industry gives back to those who served

July 17, 2019By
Frank Mariani, owner of Mariani Landscape, addresses the volunteers at the 2019 Renewal & Remembrance. “This place simply takes your breath away,” he said of Arlington National Cemetery. (Photo: Seth Jones)

It was a busy and productive day at the 23rd annual Renewal & Remembrance, held earlier this week in Arlington, Va. More than 400 landscape professionals visited Arlington National Cemetery and volunteered their time and talents to improve the 624-acre cemetery that serves as the resting place for 400,000. On Monday alone, 31 funerals took place at Arlington National, with... read more

People on the Move: NALP-PAC names board; MFTA appoints vp; and more from LebanonTurf, Davey Tree, NALP Foundation

April 20, 2016By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals Political Action Committee (NALP-PAC) named its board of directors. Those named to the board will serve as ambassadors for the PAC and help to better educate industry professionals about the importance of effective advocacy and the role that a PAC serves, according to NALP. The board includes: Chair—Jim Cali of McFarlin Stanford; Vice chair—Jeff Fedorchak of TruGreen;... read more

People on the Move: Guido, McClain, Lemcke

September 1, 2015By

Green industry veteran Judith Guido, chairwoman of consulting firm Guido & Associates, has expanded her role of adviser and advocate to Intelligro, an operating brand of Suncor, to help develop and launch Civitas Weedfree Brand Concentrate. The hybrid selective herbicide is designed to kill more than 60 broadleaf weeds. Ruppert Landscape promoted Eric Long to area manager of the company’s... read more

NALP Foundation report reveals many open positions

June 25, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals Foundation released a national employment survey of landscape industry firms. The data show approximately 60,000 professional-level positions and nearly a quarter million labor positions need to be filled this year. “Careers in the landscape industry are one of the best kept secrets, and we want to change that,”said Sabeena Hickman, CEO of the National... read more