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Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Landscape Management Honored with Prestigious PGMS Accreditation

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center was granted a 3-star Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation as awarded by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS), it was announced by Accreditation Facilitator Joe Jackson, CGM.
Associate Director of Facilities Operations Terry Kreiser developed the accreditation submission and received the honor on behalf of the school. He […]

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PGMS Announces Aaron Martinez as CGM #170

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Aaron Martinez, CGM, of the CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System in Tyler, Texas has become the 170th grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program.
PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Martinez: I work at a large Healthcare system where many of […]

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Members In the News

Brad Barbee Named Incoming President of Keep Tift Beautiful
In July, Brad Barbee, CGM of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College was voted as the incoming president for the Keep Tift Beautiful board. Barbee was serving as an ABAC representative prior to the election.
Keep Tift Beautiful, an affiliate group of Keep America Beautiful and Keep Georgia Beautiful, focus […]

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Register Now for the School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO

Registration is now open for the 2017 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO taking place October 18-21 in Louisville, KY!
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PGMS Salary Survey is Now Available

PGMS Releases Highly Anticipated 2017 Grounds Compensation Survey Results
A compensation survey for grounds personnel has been completed for the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS®) by Industry Insights, Inc. The study is based on results and comments collected by a questionnaire sent to members from March to April 2017. Over 20% of the PGMS membership participated […]

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PGMS Releases “A Guide to Grounds Management Best Practices”

Forest Hill, MD (February 6, 2017) – The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has released to its members “A Guide to Grounds Management Best Practices.” This guide will serve as a primary source of best practices in the green industry, including examples of specific practices and advice on how to implement them.
This publication suggests and […]

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Get PGMS Certified!

One of the most important things that you can do to advance your career is to continue your professional development. Demonstrate your commitment to grounds management and your career by becoming a Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) or Certified Grounds Technician (CGT).
The Certified Grounds Manager program is the premiere program of its type in the Green […]

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PGMS® Press Clippings

Look Who’s Talking About PGMS!
PGMS or PGMS members have been featured in the press recently and we wanted to share the good news with you! Take a look at the recent PGMS press clippings…
2017
http://www.lawnandlandscape.com/article/ll-090817-oregon-landscaper-earns-2017-building-diversity-award/
http://www.tylerpaper.com/TP-Business/299433/business-notes-for-828
http://www.lawnandlandscape.com/article/ll-081717-uc-davis-receives-pgms-re-accreditation/
http://www.lawnandlandscape.com/article/ll-071717-renewal-remembrance-arlington/
http://www.totallandscapecare.com/green-industry-news/news-roundup-registration-open-for-gieexpo/
http://pgms.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017-Salary-Survey.pdf
http://www.lawnandlandscape.com/article/ll-030717-pgms-scholarship-college/
http://www.athleticbusiness.com/industry-press-room/five-collegiate-students-receive-scholarships-from-the-professional-grounds-management-society.html
2016
http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/business/19182/grounds-staff-brings-home-national-award-for-ucm – Dec. 6, 2016

http://www.msstate.edu/newsroom/article/2016/12/msu-again-praised-campus-landscape-achievements/ – Dec. 5, 2016

http://www.timesuniononline.com/Content/Default/News/Article/Five-Native-Ind-Trees-Planted-Around-Grace-College-Campus/-3/224/103081– Dec. 3, 2016
http://drexel.edu/now/archive/2016/November/Grounds-Management-Award/ – Nov. 18, 2016
http://www.nnbw.com/news/news-briefs/news-briefs-week-of-nov-18/ – Nov. 18, 2016
http://www.justmeans.com/blog/the-venetian-and-the-palazzo-exterior-horticulture-department-wins-green-star-award – Nov. […]

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Sustainable Sites Initiative

PGMS JOINS SUSTAINABLE SITES INITIATIVE™
In June of 2012 the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) joined the Sustainable Sites Initiative™ as a participating organization. The Sustainable Sites Initiative is an interdisciplinary effort by the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin and the United States […]

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