TAG: National Association of Landscape Professionals

NALP reveals 2018 award winners for advocacy, community partnership and environmental stewardship

July 30, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) named its 2018 Advocacy, Community Partnership and Environmental Stewardship award winners. NALP presented the awards at its R&R and Legislative Days. Honorees include the following: Jeff Fedorchak, vice president of corporate affairs at TruGreen, received the 2018 Advocacy Award for his work managing NALP’s Public Affairs Advisory Council, his work on pesticide preemption... read more

NALP members visit D.C. to volunteer, lobby

July 25, 2018By

More than 500 members of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) visited Washington, D.C., for Legislative Days on the Hill and Renewal & Remembrance July 15-17. Legislative Days is NALP’s annual education, networking and lobbying day on Capitol Hill. Renewal & Remembrance—in its 22nd year—is the association’s annual service project during which hundreds of landscape professionals volunteered time and... read more

Big Picture: Southern Revival

July 18, 2018By
Entryway and fountain (Photo by Dan DeGrush/Lifescape Colorado)

Location: Denver Company:Lifescape Colorado Maintaining the style of this 1920s home and finding materials to blend with its architecture was a must for this project. The client’s wish list included a dining patio with a fireplace and pergola; a full outdoor kitchen; a spa; removing the tree hedge along the back of the property, while still screening the parking area;... read more

Landscapes 2018 debuts new technical track and specialty education

July 10, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) unveiled the schedule for Landscapes 2018, which will include a new technical track and education opportunities for every team member. “We are truly excited to debut a reimagined conference in our brand-new headquarters hotel—the spectacular Omni Louisville Hotel,” said NALP CEO Sabeena Hickman. “We encourage people to bring more of their team members and let... read more

NALP and AmericanHort join forces to promote Love Your Landscape

July 10, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) and AmericanHort have partnered up to promote LoveYourLandscape.org. LoveYourLandscape.org encourages readers to consult with a landscape or lawn care professional or with a nursery or garden center expert for horticulture advice. “NALP launched Love Your Landscape two years ago as a platform to inspire homeowners to invest in their outdoor living spaces, tout... read more

House may vote on bill with permanent H-2B returning worker exemption, NALP urges action

June 26, 2018By

The U.S. House of Representatives may vote on June 27 on a compromise immigration bill that includes a permanent returning-worker exemption and mandates that employers use E-Verify to confirm the work eligibility of new employees, according to the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). The bill is formally called H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018.... read more