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Western Michigan University Receives Landscape Accreditation

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 had […]

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Three Campuses Honored with PGMS Accreditation

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 […]

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PGMS Celebrates Successful 2014 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO

PGMS 2014 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO
Oct. 22-25, 2014
Louisville, Ky.
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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 on Friday, Oct. […]

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PGMS Launches the Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation Program

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.
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2014 Summer Regional Seminar and Site Visit

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.
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PGMS Adds Supplier Member to Board of Directors

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 of […]

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2014 PGMS Spring Regional and Site Visit a Success!

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.
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2016 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO Recap

PGMS 2016 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO
Oct. 19-22, 2016
Louisville, Ky.
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Marion Bolick, CGM Named President of PGMS
Marion Bolick, CGM of Collier County – Pelican Bay Services Division in Naples, Fla. was elected and installed as the new president of the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) during the Society’s annual Awards and Induction Dinner […]

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PGMS Hosts Successful Site Visit in Philly

The 2013 Summer Regional and Site Visit that took place in Philadelphia, Pa. Aug. 5-7 was one of amazement, learning, creating networks and more. All photos are posted on the PGMS Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ProfessionalGroundsManagementSociety.
But for now, click here to check out highlights of the event and enjoy snapshots of some of the beautiful and […]

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2013 Williamsburg Seminar and Site Visit Program Recap

Unbelievably great weather, dynamic educational programs and landscape tours, and always fantastic peer networking helped PGMS conduct another successful regional conference in April when it visited Williamsburg, Va. The educational classes were extremely informative and really set the mark before conference attendees climbed onto buses to visit the landscape programs at historic Yorktown (site of […]

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