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STMA 2015 Board of Directors


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The Sports Turf Managers Associations (STMA) in Lawrence, Kansas, has announced its board of directors for 2015. Allen Johnson, Certified Sports Field Manager (CSFM) and fields manager for the Gree   More
 
Monday, February 9, 2015

State Allows Oil Drilling Waste to Contaminate Aquifers


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As the state of California enters its fourth year of historic drought conditions, the existing water supply can’t seem to catch a break. New discoveries in an Associated Press report reveal that u   More
 
Monday, February 9, 2015

Mulch Maker Steals Water from City


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Through the years 2007 and 2012, Nicholas Vene stole $100,000 in water from the New Jersey Municipal Utilities Authority in Holmdel. He was sentenced in to five years’ probation and 500 hours of c   More
 
Friday, February 6, 2015

Prison Time for Selling Boss’ Landscape Equipment


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Last year, an employee of Martin’s Landscaping in Bellefontaine, Ohio, decided to celebrate Mother’s Day in an unusual way. David Botner opened the doors to his boss’ warehouse and sold off co   More
 
Friday, February 6, 2015

Landscaping for Energy Conservation


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In light of these eco-efficient times, landscape design for energy conservation just makes sense. Research by the Oklahoma State University shows that energy savings to the homeowner can be big with   More
 
Thursday, February 5, 2015

Landscape Company Sets Record for Safety Violations


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The tragic death of employee Bradley Hogue will cost Washington-based Pacific Topsoils $199,000; sixteen safety violations were found. This accident highlights the importance of having a good safety   More
 
Thursday, February 5, 2015

Multi-Million-Dollar Lawsuit Over Lost Trees


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Residents of Bloomfield Township, Michigan, are suing DTE Energy Company and Kent, Ohio-based Davey Tree Service for $54 million over the utility’s “Ground to Sky” program, which cuts down tre   More
 
Wednesday, February 4, 2015

State Takes Snow Removal Seriously


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Snow removal means “pushing” snow aside to make a clear path. The state of Massachusetts is taking the term literally. In response to the snowstorm known as the Blizzard of 2015, state officials   More
 
Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Landscape Architecture Pioneer Immortalized


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The man famous for designing some of this country’s landmark landscapes--New York City’s Central Park, the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, and Niagara Falls State Reserve among th   More
 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

MTD Products Buys Robotic Mower Company


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The robots are coming. And they could eventually change the turf maintenance business in a big way. MTD Products, Inc., the Cleveland, Ohio-based parent company of Cub Cadet, Troy-Bilt, Remingt   More
 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015