TAG: Renewal & Remembrance

Sabeena Hickman shares her experiences with NALP’s Renewal & Remembrance

August 12, 2016By

Sabeena Hickman, CEO of the National Association of Landscape Professionals, shares her personal experiences with Renewal & Remembrance, including her first year in attendance and how it has evolved since then. Renewal & Remembrance took place July 11 at Arlington National Cemetery. read more

Renewal & Remembrance returns to Arlington National Cemetery for 20th year

May 16, 2016By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) will host its annual Renewal & Remembrance event at Arlington National Cemetery on July 11. Now in its 20th year, this event brings together hundreds of volunteers to help beautify a large part of the cemetery’s historic grounds. Due to the positive impact of several years of lime applications at Arlington, lime isn’t... read more

Volunteers spruce up Arlington for 19th year

July 23, 2015By

Can you imagine Arlington National Cemetery without turf or trees? Scott Jamieson posed that question on July 20 during his opening remarks at the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Renewal & Remembrance event in Washington, D.C. Jamieson, vice president of Bartlett Tree Experts, is president of NALP. What would Arlington—or any memorial site—be without the care of landscape professionals... read more

A greater meaning

July 19, 2015By

In the Treasure State, one association is enriching the lives 
of veteran families, the hungry and the young. In Montana, where the population hovers around 1 million, people have to drive far to make a difference. And those in the landscape industry do drive far—up to eight hours, in fact—every year to honor veterans. In an annual outing inspired by... read more

PLANET volunteers return to Arlington National Cemetery

July 30, 2014By

Grasshopper Lawns in Larksville, Pa., has been participating in the Professional Landcare Network’s (PLANET’s) Renewal & Remembrance event for 18 years — since the inaugural year. The event, which took place July 28 this year, is a beautification effort in which landscape industry volunteers from around the U.S. gather for a day to apply lime and gypsum, aerate, plant and... read more

Hundreds volunteer at Arlington

July 25, 2013By

More than 400 volunteers from the Green Industry visited Washington D.C. on July 22 to donate time, materials and the use of their equipment to spruce up Arlington National Cemetery during the Professional Landcare Network’s 17th annual Renewal & Remembrance event. Since its inception, Renewal & Remembrance has contributed more than $2.2 million in time and materials. This year’s projects... read more