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Landscape companies across the country are looking for experienced and novice workers. Are you ready for a green industry career with a future?

Landscape companies across the country are looking for experienced and novice workers.  Are your ready for a green industry career with a future? Are you interested in working outdoors?  Would you like to learn what it takes to create beautiful

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USHCC and NHLA Join Forces to Request Increase Cap for H-2B Seasonal Workers.
Organizations cite grave financial impacts on landscaping industry due to lack of visas

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) has partnered with the National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA) to call on Congress to grant additional visas for seasonal workers needed by U.S. employers in landscaping and other seasonal industries. USHCC Interim

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NHLA Director Marisol Medrano Mejia named Latino Leadership Institute Fellow

The Latino Leadership Institute (LLI) at the University of Denver has announced Marisol Medrano Mejia as a fellow for its LLI Fellowship Winter 2017 Program. Medrano, a board member of the National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA) and the human resources

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NHLA helped restore and beautify the National Mall

[tp not in=”es”] (archived from September 12, 2014) Volunteers from NHLA members Alexandria Lawn & Landscaping Services, RulyScapes, Ruppert Landscape, and Total Tree Care joined other industry leaders in a Day of Service initiative on the National Mall in Washington,

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NHLA challenges ASHRAE on turfgrass limits

(archived from June 1, 2014) ASHRAE,  the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, is in the process of revising standards for “improved landscapes” as part of its Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings, and once again

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DC area nonprofit gets landscaping makeover by NHLA members

(archived from April 22, 2014) Alexandria Lawn Service, Denison Landscaping, Epling Landscaping and Lawn Services, RulyScapes, and Ruppert Landscape celebrated Earth Day by teaming up to provide a landscaping makeover for a Good Shepherd Housing Foundation (GSHF) home for chronically

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Hispanicize recognizes NHLA Founding President

(archived from April 4, 2014) Chuy Medrano, was one of 20 Latino leaders whose contributions were recognized with a Hispanicize Positive Impact Award.  “Chuy Medrano’s recognition as a Positive Impact Award winner was more than well deserved recognition of an

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NHLA prepares 17 new trainers

(archived from February 6, 2014) A successful train the trainer program provided seventeen landscape company employees with an improved skill set for enhancing the professional development of landscape company workers.  Attendees from Virginia to California spent two and a half

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NHLA successfully introduces Spanish courses at NC Green & Growin’ 2014

(archived from January 18, 2014) More than ninety attended the NHLA sponsored courses in Spanish at the North Carolina industry trade show, Green & Growin’ in Greensboro, NC on Wednesday, January 15. Attendees learned about the NHLA, how to increase

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