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TAG: Sabeena Hickman

NALP extends Awards of Excellence application deadline

July 27, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) extended the deadline for entries for its 2015 Awards of Excellence through August 10, 2015. The Awards of Excellence program showcases projects that exemplify professionalism in landscape design/build, installation and contracting, landscape management, lawn care, interior maintenance, erosion control and ecological restoration, special events and interior plantings. “Winning an award is a great marketing... read more

How the drought in the West affects everyone

July 7, 2015By

Even if you don’t live in the Western states, you’ve heard by now about the severe drought and the historic water restrictions ordered by California’s governor. So why should you care if your area is doing just fine? Well, most regions suffer drought at one time or another. Many clients are more in tune to these types of issues now... read more

NALP seeks members, nonmembers for peer groups

June 30, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) seeks members and nonmembers for its peer group program. It currently has five groups with four to six landscape companies per group. A sixth group is expected to launch soon. “Any company can apply and will be considered for new groups as they form,” said Bruce Wilson, lead facilitator for NALP peer groups. Wilson,... 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

NALP tags board president, VP of sales

May 1, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) elected Scott Jamieson president of the board of directors and Scott Lindley vice president of sales and marketing. Jamieson is the vice president of Bartlett Tree Experts, where he leads the company’s national recruiting and corporate partnership efforts. In addition, he heads the Bartlett Inventory Solutions team and is on the board of... read more

60 projects completed during National Day of Service

April 23, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) held its National Day of Service on April 22, Earth Day. A total of 60 volunteer landscape projects were completed throughout the country. According to NALP, over the last seven years the event has been held, over 1,000 projects have been completed at an estimated value of $4 million. “Our members are truly... read more