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National Wildlife Federation offers Certified
Wildlife Landscaping Professional program

Landscaping professionals who demonstrate a commitment to sustainability and wildlife-friendly methods are now able to become a Certified Wildlife Landscaping Professional under National Wildlife Federation’s Certified Wildlife Habitat program. >>More
Jay’s Landscape now powered by LandOpt
Jay’s Landscape has become the newest powered by LandOpt contractor, the third in Texas, by acquiring exclusive LandOpt license rights to the Beaumont territory. Find out how the affiliation will result in growth and structure. >>More
Yellowstone adds financial backer
Brookside Mezzanine Partners provided subordinated debt to partially refinance Yellowstone's debt. Yellowstone encompasses two subsidiary operations, Austin Outdoor and BIO Landscape & Maintenance. >>More
LAWN CARE NEWS
Jamestown High students LebanonTurf products
to lift off into space

As part of a new round of zero-gravity scientific tests, two of LebanonTurf’s products will be sent to the International Space Station. Check out the Jamestown High School project and why it was chosen for the Student Spaceflights Experiments Program. >>More
>Dow’s Defendor herbicide usable in NY, Mass.
>Spring-Green adds new franchising
  development director
MAINTENANCE NEWS
Exmark Exmark, efco, Toro recall mowers, trimmers
Exmark, efco and Toro recalled commercial walk-behind mowers, gas trimmers and TurfMaster lawn mowers, respectively, due to injury and fire hazards. Find out more about why you should stop using the products. >>More
>Kohler blogs out sustainability strategy
>Chris Elmore set to preside The Grounds Guys
DESIGN/BUILD NEWS
John Deere John Deere adds skid-steer, compact track loaders to E-Series
John Deere added two skid-steer models, 318E and 320E, and two compact track loader models, 319E and 323E, to its E-Series line introduced earlier this year. Check out the upgrades that were solely based on customer feedback. >>More
>Bobcat debuts Tier 4 loaders
>ECI onboards Bobby Markowitz as senior
  landscape architect
IRRIGATION NEWS
Photo courtesy of Rain Bird Rain Bird to host 30 plus
CIT prep classes, exams

Rain Bird Services put in place dates and locations for the Rain Bird Academy Boot Camp in more than 30 U.S. locations from December 2013 to April 2014. Read on to find a training location near you and even receive a 15 percent discount. >>More
>Hunter appoints VP of international sales
ON THE RECORD Insights from LM's editors and Green Industry leaders
Bruce Wilson Are you on the grid
or gridlocked?

By Bruce Wilson
Everywhere you look the strategic use of technology is driving improved performance. Bruce Wilson discusses how the landscape industry is very slow to embrace change. >>More
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