NALP, The National Association of Landscape Professionals, is an international association serving lawn care professionals, landscape management contractors, and design/build/installation professionals. Being a member of NALP has helped Pro Scapes by providing education in business planning, finances, management and by providing a network of national resources from which to draw on. Fellow NALP members from around the world have shared some of their best practices and programs with us. Our managers attend the convention every year and always come back with new tools and some great ideas.
SIMA is a nonprofit trade association ensuring professionalism and safer communities by helping those who manage snow and ice master essential skills and practices. SIMA represents over 2000 snow and ice professionals in North America. They are the “go to” resource for training and education for snow & ice removal and management. They provide resources, coordinate networking and training opportunities as well as offer a certification program. SIMA has helped Pro Scapes Inc. learn all the best practices and equipment for safe and cost effective winter risk management. Our President, Rick Kier, helped start SIMA in 1996 and was a founding board member of SIMA for 10 years.
The Central NYS Nursery and Landscape Association is the regional branch of the New York Stake Nursery and Landscape Association. It provides training and networking for local green industry professionals. Membership in CNYSNLA keeps us up to date on local issues and provides Pro Scapes with various opportunities to help the local community. CNYSNLA carries on many programs for the benefit of the community such as: Arbor day plantings, State Fair Horticulture building courtyard plantings, a student college scholarship program, and the CNY Blooms flower and garden show.
This Association is a source of technical and public policy information regarding irrigation. It offers professional irrigation training and certification. Uniting irrigation professionals from the public and private sectors, the IA promotes modern water management skills and techniques for irrigated agriculture, turf, landscape and golf. The IA has helped Pro Scapes learn the right way to build and manage irrigation systems. They have also taught us the importance of water management and how to best preserve this vital natural resource. Attending this annual convention keeps us up to speed on all the latest equipment and techniques in the world of irrigation services.
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