TAG: National Association of Landscape Professionals Foundation

NALP Foundation names board of directors

May 10, 2016By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) named its 2016-2017 Foundation Board of Directors. The NALP Foundation works to advance professional careers in the landscape industry through public education and other efforts, such as scholarship programs. The NALP Board of Directors also took office last week. The following members were chosen: Officers President—Mark Meister of John Deere in Cary, N.C.; President-Elect—Jerry Grossi of ArborLawn... read more

NALP awards 53 scholarships at NCLC

March 30, 2016By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Foundation awarded $69,100 in scholarships to 53 students during the National Collegiate Landscape Competition, held March 16-19 at Mississippi State University. The Foundation also awarded the President’s Scholarship, a $3,000 scholarship, to Ben Harcey from Michigan State University. The President’s Scholarship is selected by the Foundation judging panel, which looks for a student who excels in... 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