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August Is Tree Check Month

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Make the most out of that stroll in the park, fun in the backyard, or hike in the woods. Keep an eye out for a devastating tree-killing pest. Mark your calendars for this August and help watch over our nation’s hardwoods. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is urging people to take ten minutes to get outside and take a closer look at their trees. August is a peak time of emergence for the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB). Since its … Continue reading

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Dixie Chopper Honors Hometown Heroes

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Coatesville, Ind. – Dixie Chopper is honoring local Hometown Heroes by offering a $250 mail-in rebate on any new (up to two) Dixie Chopper lawn mowers now through July 31. All active or retired members of the U.S. Military, Police, Fire, EMT, and Paramedic services are eligible for the $250 mail-in rebate. Since Dixie Chopper was founded in 1980, all the company’s mowers have been proudly made in the USA. The company is offering this opportunity as a way to … Continue reading

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Floura Teeter Landscape Architects Welcomes Landscape Designers, Intern

Baltimore, MD –Baltimore-based landscape architecture firm Floura Teeter Landscape Architects (FTLA) recently added Steve Allison and Adriana Mendoza to its team as landscape designers. Additionally, FTLA welcomes intern Kathleen Hayes to its team for the summer.  Allison earned a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from West Virginia University and has six years of landscape design experience, including work on the I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL) White Marsh Run Wetland Mitigation Project. Allison, who recently achieved LEED Green Associate accreditation, will … Continue reading

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Advanced Green Architecture Awarded Art Building Project

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Advanced Green Architecture (AGA), Grand Rapids, Mich., has been awarded the contract for the green roof system for the University of Iowa’s Art Building Replacement Facility. The new five-story, approximately 126,000-square-foot structure is a LEED Gold certification building topped with the 14,600 square-foot-green roof system that will boast the custom, pre-vegetated sedum mix grown by AGA in their Advanced Green Roof™ system at their nursery. Midwest Green Roof of Arlington Heights, Ill., will perform the green roof installation next spring. The … Continue reading

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Pine Halls Wins Big At Brick In Architecture Awards

WINSTON-SALEM – Pine Hall Brick Company, the largest manufacturer of clay pavers in the United States, was well-represented in the Brick In Architecture Awards from the Brick Industry Association (BIA), a national trade group. Products from Pine Hall Brick Company were chosen for projects that won two Best In Class, one Gold and one Bronze Award, BIA announced. The competition honors the best in brick design across North America. This year, the competition was especially intense, with the entry of … Continue reading

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