Category Archives: January 2005

Field & Turf

While Madison’s buried in snow (depending on this year’s weather cycle), and the concern is keeping the pavement clear, there are still a lot of us who are snow- and ice-free. But even colder climates need to think fields and turf when everything’s white outside. So, to help you plan, or to keep up if you’re in a year-round turf climate, here’s a list of companies providing field and turf equipment products and equipment. If you contact the companies below, … Continue reading

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No Hibernation Allowed!

Unless you grew up in or had a career opportunity in the northern climates of our country, you probably won’t understand or believe how much we care about winter sports programming in our City of Madison. For all of you who are working on the Gulf Coast of Florida or in sunny Southern California, please do not e-mail or call us when you read that our overnight temperatures are 20 below zero in January or that we just had 12 … Continue reading

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Don’t It Make Your Brownfields Green

Over the past few years, there has been a strong movement for the cleanup of brownfields sites — areas contaminated by former industrial properties. To help communities afford this cleanup, and to redevelop brownfields areas into aesthetically pleasing, useful properties, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established three specific funding programs. This funding does not come easily, as cities are required to participate in an extensive, detailed application processes to receive money. For cities new to the funding application process, … Continue reading

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Products & Literature

To request more information on any of these hot new products, visit our Web site at www.parksandrecbusiness.com and follow the free information link. Or, call the company directly. And, remember, let them know you found them in Parks & Rec Business! Arts & Crafts Catalog PLYMOUTH, Minn. — Triarco Arts & Crafts Division releases its 2005 catalog. The catalog offers more than 1,000 new products, including the company’s exclusive line of Triarco ArtiSelect products — drawing and sketchpads, artist’s quality … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars

I live and die by my desk calendar. Okay, so it’s not quite that dramatic, but it does the important job of regulating and reminding. I suppose I could set up my Outlook calendar with bell-ringing reminders and all the benefits of a virtual desktop. Call me a traditionalist, but I still believe there are certain functions best left to the touchable and the tangible. There’s something about marking off completed items, and being able to flip back and forth … Continue reading

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