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NRPA announces additional members to Board of Directors

November 28, 2023

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) announced three additional members to its 2023-2024 Board of Directors. Board Chair Jesús Aguirre, CPRE, chief executive officer of Waterloo Greenway and Kristine

Brightview reports fourth quarter, full fiscal 2023 results

November 27, 2023

Brightview Holdings, Inc. reported the unaudited results for the fourth quarter and the full fiscal year ending on Sept. 30, 2023. “BrightView finished a successful fiscal year 2023 with fourth quarter

US Sod Industry Checkoff

November 21, 2023

The US Sod Industry Checkoff, Bring Grass to Life, is now open for public comment until Dec. 15, 2023. The goal of a checkoff program is to increase product demand

NESTMA to hold annual meeting

November 21, 2023

The NESTMA will kick off the holiday season with their annual meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the German Club in Walpole, Massachusetts. The event includes the annual meeting, lunch

Cost savings tool estimates economic benefits of parks

November 20, 2023

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has released a new resource, The Economic Benefits of Parks: Health Care Cost Savings of Equitable Park Access. This online tool provides park

Texas A&M to host continuing education program

November 20, 2023

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be hosting a five-hour continuing education unit program for landscape professionals on Dec. 7 in Fredericksburg. The program will be held from 8 a.m.-2:30

SFMA membership renewals happening now

November 14, 2023

You can renew your SFMA membership until December 31, 2023 to take full advantage of membership benefits in 2024. Renew online at sportsfieldmanagement.org by logging into your account and adding your

Grand Plaque recipients announced at 2023 NRPA Conference

November 14, 2023

The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), announced the 2023 Grand Plaque recipients in the National Gold Medal

Membership Renewals are Happening Now!

October 31, 2023

Easy Renewal! You can easily renew your membership on sportsfieldmanagement.org with a convenient and efficient process. Once you've submitted your renewal, you'll receive an email confirmation. *Please note that the membership year

Featured Speakers of the Month

October 31, 2023

The SFMA Conference Education Committee has put together an exciting and informative education program for the 2024 Conference in Daytona Beach, Florida. Each month, speakers will be featured to highlight