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Clearing The Lawn Of Leaves


WACO, Texas – The seasons are changing, and with fall comes leaves – often lots of them. Keeping a lawn leaf-free can be a daunting task for some homeowners. There are multiple ways to get rid of accumulating leaves, whether homeowners are disposing of them or recycling them. The Grounds Guys offers a few tips for keeping leaves under control this fall. When disposing of leaves: Mow them up Attach a bag to your lawn mower and mow over the leaves … Continue reading

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Trails Ticket To Reduce Youth Obesity?


COLUMBIA, Mo. – As youth obesity levels in America remain at record high levels, health professionals and policymakers continue to search for solutions to this national health issue. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri and the University of Minnesota have found that local governments can help reduce youth obesity levels by increasing the amount and type of public lands available for recreation. Sonja Wilhelm Stanis, an associate professor of parks, recreation and tourism in the MU College of Agriculture, … Continue reading

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Floura Teeter Hires, Promotes

Baltimore, Md. – Floura Teeter Landscape Architects, Inc. announces the addition of two new hires and one promotion:  New hire Alice Storm Jones is a Professional Landscape Architect and has 13 years of experience in landscape design.  Alice is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Landscape Architecture, and is a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction. She has served as project manager and team lead for a variety of projects including retail development, campus … Continue reading

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Free 1 Hour Child Abuse Protection Webinars

This webinar discusses the strategy and tactics that comprise The Kanakuk Child Protection Plan, a comprehensive safety system to prevent, detect or respond to emotional, verbal, sexual and physical abuses in youth programming. The Kanakuk System is regarded as one of the most comprehensive protection plans in the country and is being implemented by youth organizations of all types and sizes. This webinar occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you. September 16, … Continue reading

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Pool Closing—New approaches for new weather patterns


 The world is changing and so are its weather patterns. Predictable seasonal weather is a thing of the past.  When it comes to closing down pools for the season the traditional methods used in the past may need to change and adapt to these new weather patterns.   Many weather experts report that spring is coming earlier, summers are stretching out longer and winters are becoming shorter. This means that in many areas of the country, warmer weather could stretch into … Continue reading

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