TAG: Raul Berrios

Landscape pros, Hispanics encouraged to limit sun exposure

May 12, 2014By

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. And with exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light the most common cause of skin cancer, landscape professionals are encouraged to be mindful of their exposure working outdoors—Hispanics included. Skin cancer affects more than two million people annually, and it is increasingly prevalent among the growing U.S. Hispanic population. An article published by the Skin Cancer Foundation... read more

PLANET Day of Service 2014 spurs 90 project completions

April 23, 2014By

Type #PLANETDOS into your Facebook or Twitter search bar and you’ll see evidence the Green Industry was busy on Earth Day, April 22. Off screen, the evidence was in the form of around 90 projects completed in 24 states at an estimated value of $400,000 as part of the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Day of Service 2014. An initiative that... read more

RMRTA bestows award to NHLA founding president

November 21, 2013By

The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance’s (NHLA) founding member and immediate past president, Jesus ‘Chuy’ Medrano, was named the Rocky Mountain Regional Turfgrass Association (RMRTA) 2013 Distinguished Service Award recipient, which is presented annually to a leader who has served the industry for more than 10 years. Medrano was honored for his success as the founder and owner of Co-Cal Landscaping in Denver and his... read more