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Texas A&M University Landscape Services Honored with Prestigious PGMS Re-Accreditation

Texas A&M University (managed by SSC Services for Education) has been re-accredited with a 4-star rating as part of the Professional Grounds Management Society’s (PGMS) Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation, it was announced by Accreditation Facilitator Joe Jackson, CGM. They were originally accredited in March 2017 with a 2-star rating.
Phillip Zeller, CPTM, Regional Director of […]

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PGMS Announces Mark Baldwin as CGM #184

PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Baldwin: I wanted to validate my 40 plus years of experience in the Green Industry. I also wanted to be able to network with a group of peers and hopefully gain additional insights.
PGMS: What inspired you to pursue a career in the green industry?
Baldwin: I have always been interested […]

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2020 PGMS® Awards Nominations

Attention PGMS Members – It’s time to start thinking about the 2020 PGMS Awards and here is a new opportunity to recognize your industry colleagues! This year PGMS will be accepting nominations from our membership for our 2020 PGMS Awards.
Special Award of Distinguished Service – The PGMS Special Award of Distinguished Service recognizes outstanding service […]

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2020 Green Star Awards®: Now Accepting Submissions

You are invited to enter the 48th annual Green Star Awards® program sponsored by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS®). This annual Awards Program salutes 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.
More information […]

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PGMS® COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

PGMS® understands the difficult situation our members are facing during the COVID-19 outbreak. The Society has developed a resource document, providing key considerations, recommendations, what members around the country are doing, and other resources. This document can be accessed by clicking the button below.

 
Additional information will be updated on this webpage. PGMS® encourages members to […]

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2020 Member-Get-A-Member

 
January 7, 2020 – February 29, 2020
Invite fellow grounds professionals to join PGMS.
Share with them how your PGMS membership has benefited you.
The more members you recruit, the more rewards you can earn!
New Members join for only $100.00 if sponsored by a member!

WHY?
They will benefit from the professional development, educational, and certification opportunities that membership provides.
You will benefit from an […]

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2020 PGMS North Carolina Odd Fellows Cemetery Outreach Project

PGMS NORTH CAROLINA BRANCH NEEDS VOLUNTEERS FOR OUTREACH PROJECT

The PGMS North Carolina Branch is hosting an outreach project at the Odd Fellows Cemetery, a landmark in Winston-Salem, N.C. that has fallen into disrepair. PGMS is taking a systematic approach to brush removal and prevention to bring the cemetery back to a manageable state. Click on the […]

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2020 PGMS Scholarship Application is Open!

Members: Do you know a horticulture student or a student pursuing a related green industry degree?
Sponsor them today for the opportunity to earn one of the 2020 PGMS Scholarships!
Scholarships are available for college/university students or students in their senior year of high school with acceptance to a 2 or 4 year program.
To view all the […]

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PGMS Announces Mike Smith as CGM #181

PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Smith: I have always been a person who loves to learn, including staying up on the latest information and methods. I wanted to become a CGM to help me further my professional growth in the industry. Going through the CGM certification process has made me look at all […]

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2019 PGMS School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO

Advanced Registration is Closed
On-Site Education Session Registration Only
SOLD OUT: Pre-Conference Field Trip & Awards Dinner 
The 2019 PGMS School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO is back and better than ever!

14 Education Sessions
3 Dynamic Breakfasts
Continuing Education credits available for ISA, STMA, ASLA, NALP, and PGMS
Pre-Conference Field Trip to Masonic Homes Kentucky and Waterfront Botanical Gardens
GIE+EXPO – 1000+ vendors and 20-acre outdoor […]

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