Green Star Awards®

GENERAL INFORMATION

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44th Annual Professional Grounds Management Awards

You are invited to enter the 44th annual maintenance awards program sponsored by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS). The annual Professional Grounds Management Awards Program brings national recognition to grounds maintained with a high degree of excellence. The program complements other national landscape award programs that recognize outstanding landscape design and construction.

This program will salute the grounds superintendent responsible for maintaining a well-manicured landscape year round. Grand, Honor and Merit Awards are offered in 15 categories, covering all types of private, public commercial and industrial landscapes. To qualify for entry, a landscape must be at least two years old and under your continuous maintenance for at least two years.

The awards will be presented during the 2016 PGMS School of Grounds Management held in conjunction with the GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky. from October 19-22, 2016. Award winners will appear in the PGMS newsletter the Forum. The deadline for entries is 5 p.m. EST on July 29, 2016. All entries must be submitted online.

PURPOSE

The goals of the Green Star Professional Grounds Management Awards® program are:

  1. To bring national recognition to grounds manicured with a high degree of excellence.
  2. To recognize individual professional efforts leading to high maintenance standards and high quality appearance of the landscape.
  3. To challenge those responsible for maintenance of grounds throughout the country to achieve a higher level of excellence. In sponsoring this awards program, the Professional Grounds Management Society wish to extend its mission in promoting well-maintained landscapes throughout the country.

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How do the Green Star Awards® Help you?

PGMS members share their testimonials about how the PGMS Green Star Awards program benefits so many of us in the industry.

William Moulton, Nor. Kentucky University:

Joe Kovolyan, CGM – University of Puget Sound:

Anne Daleon, GWB Library at Texas A&M:

Ted Heywood, College of Holy Cross: