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  • July 28, 2021 11:48 AM | Anonymous

    https://mailchi.mp/umext/umass-extension-weedinar-glyphosate-411-april-4527846?e=decd18792e


  • July 24, 2021 4:59 PM | Anonymous

    Emerald Ash Borer update for Massachusetts

     As of July 1st 2021, 5 new municipalities in 3 different Massachusetts counties have been confirmed to have emerald ash borer


  • July 18, 2021 1:48 PM | Anonymous

    Appropriations Process Leads to a Wild Week Ending with Wins

    The H-2B community rode a roller coaster of emotions the last several days while key H-2B provisions were considered during the annual U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations process.  While things looked perilous at times during this week, we’re happy to report that we secured significant wins on the H-2B front on behalf of the landscape industry. We apologize in advance for this lengthier than usual article…. 

    This week the House Appropriations Committee marked-up and advanced several of the 11 funding bills for fiscal year 2022.  Because Congress remains extremely dysfunctional, the Appropriations process is one of the only ways to pass legislation as riders to these “must pass” funding mechanisms.  For the landscape industry and specifically the H-2B program the appropriations process is a place for us to play both offense on positive provisions and defense against negative provision pushed by labor unions.  The H-2B program is regulated through both the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) and the bills that fund both these Federal Departments came up for consideration this week and we detail what transpired on each below. 


  • June 26, 2021 12:23 PM | Anonymous

    https://ag.umass.edu/landscape/landscape-message-june-18-2021

  • June 13, 2021 4:57 PM | Anonymous

    NALP Legislative Days Start on Monday

    On Monday June 14th, NALP’s Virtual Legislative Days officially kicks off!  The programming on Monday will include virtual meetings to ensure all participants are prepared and equipped to advocate on behalf of the landscape industry with their federal elected officials in the Senate and the House.  The schedule on Monday is: 

    • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET - Lobbying 101; Understanding NALP Legislative Priorities and How to Message with Capitol Hill Offices in a Virtual Setting 
    • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET - Breakout #1 - H-2B Reform, Continuing the Fight to Overhaul the H-2B Program in the 117th Congress 
    • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET - Breakout # 2 – Climate Change & the Landscape Industry 

    Following the Monday briefings, we are scheduling 100s of virtual meetings for event registrants with their elected officials.  NALP is highlighting two key issues to carry to Capitol Hill.

    • Support the H-2B Returning Worker Exception Act of 2021 
    • Promote the Landscape Industry and the Positive Impacts of Health Managed Green Spaces in Combatting Climate Change 

    Issue briefings, talking points, and infographics have been prepared for both topics and we look forward to your participation in this free event. Virtual meeting invitations will be sent to all registrants to take place over the course of the next two weeks. If you have not registered or do not receive an invitation to participate, please contact Karla Segundo and we will do everything we can to make a last-minute meeting for you! 

    Special thanks to our event sponsors FMC and Vermeer for their continued dedication to NALPs pillar to Advocate Relentlessly on behalf of the landscape industry. 


  • June 02, 2021 6:43 PM | Anonymous

    https://capecodcc.coursestorm.com/course/pesticide-applicator-license-exam-study-and-prep-course-wpg562-68?search=pesticide

  • May 25, 2021 2:25 PM | Anonymous

    https://ag.umass.edu/landscape/events/tick-mosquito-education-days

  • April 25, 2021 1:40 PM | Anonymous

    https://ag.umass.edu/landscape/landscape-message-april-23-2021


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