Greater Ozarks Branch


Joe Payne, CGM

Andy Parker

Blayne Radford

In the Ozarks, a sense of stewardship of our natural resources, a reliance on social responsibility, and a penchant for economic opportunity, permeate life.Grounds Managers in the Ozarks sharing these values banded together in November 2004, and founded the Greater Ozarks Branch of the Professional Grounds Management Society.We recognize that sustainability in grounds management reflects our economic, social, and environmental values.The Greater Ozarks Branch of the Professional Grounds Management Society unites local green industry professionals in the pursuit of sustainable grounds management in the Ozarks.The Greater Ozarks Branch invites everyone to our meetings, training opportunities, and other branch activities and events regardless of whether or not you are a member.You are encouraged to participate fully by becoming a PGMS member. If you would like to learn more about becoming a PGMS member, visit and follow the membership links. Be sure to designate the Greater Ozarks Branch as your home branch.Please join us as we continue to strive for sustainability in our industry.

SeptOct2015ForumThe School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO is right around the corner, start getting excited about it with the latest issue of the PGMS newsletter. This issue includes:

  • Feature article on the next generation of grounds
  • School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO highlights
  • An article on Floating Landscapes for Polluted Waterways
  • Much more!

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