Western Michigan University was granted a 4-star Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation as awarded by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS), it was announced by accreditation facilitator Joe Jackson, CGM. “Western Michigan University presented its case for the Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation Program in exemplary fashion. The Landscape Services Division was well organized and […]
Registration is now open for the PGMS School of Grounds Management Summer Conference “Water Conservation for Landscapes & Sports Fields” taking place Aug. 3-5, 2015 in Sacramento, Calif. Click here for details. *This event was formerly known as the PGMS Seminar and Site Visit Series.
The University of California-Davis has become the first campus to receive a 4-star Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation as awarded by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS), it was announced by Walt Bonvell, a Certified Grounds Manager (CGM), past president of PGMS and senior grounds lead of Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. The University of […]
PGMS 2014 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO Oct. 22-25, 2014 Louisville, Ky. ————————————————————————————————————————- John Burns, CGM Named President of PGMS John Burns, CGM of the University of Texas in Austin was elected and installed as the new president of the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) during the Society’s annual awards and induction dinner held […]
The PGMS 2014 Green Star Award winners were announced and recognized at the PGMS Awards/Installation Reception & Dinner that took place in Louisville, Ky. on Friday, Oct. 24 as part of the 2014 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO. Congratulations to the following winners: Hospital or Institution Grand Award – Duke University Medical Center Honor […]
PGMS has launched their Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation program. The PGMS Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation program is a dynamic evaluation tool that can be utilized by facilities and organizations that have a landscape services or grounds component. Click here for more information.
PGMS will be spending a two full days this summer in the “City of Lakes” and we want you to join us! For the PGMS Summer Regional and Site Visit we are heading to Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 4-5! Attendees will be treated to an exclusive tour of Toro Headquarters, a PGMS Platinum Partner. Click here […]
We are almost halfway through 2014 and as you start planning for the rest of the year ahead, ask yourself one question…DO I HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A 2014 GREEN STAR AWARD WINNER? It’s time to start getting your photos taken, putting your presentation together and filling out the application form. The deadline […]
By a vote of 153-12, members of PGMS voted electronically to slightly amend the Society’s Bylaws in terms of how a Supplier Member is selected for the Board of Directors. Section 501 of the Society’s Bylaws defines the composition of the Board of Directors which includes “up to two (2) representative of the Supplier category […]
It’s another successful PGMS event for the books! Grounds professionals from all across the country came together to learn, network, relax and recharge at the 2014 PGMS Spring Regional and Site Visit that took place March 3-4 in Orlando, Florida. Photos from the event are now posted on the PGMS Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ProfessionalGroundsManagementSociety. PGMS […]