WLCA Chapter Provides GreenCare for Troops

The Fox Cities Chapter of the Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association provided materials, equipment and work crews to renovate the property of Paul Tarantino, Fond du Lac, Wis., serving under the auspices of Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops initiative. Member companies that participated included Weyers Equipment, Schmalz Custom Landscaping, The Vande Hey Co., Peterson Landscaping, Rademann Stone & Landscape Co., Buechel Stone, Stuart’s Landscaping & Garden Center and Garden Partners Landscaping.

News from ASLA

Nine U.S. landscape architecture students spent two weeks studying the grounds surrounding the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva and drafted a sustainable landscape design that can be phased in over five years. The project is sponsored by the U.S. Mission and the American Society of Landscape Architects. The students are David Bramer, Colleen Gilfrich, Michael Lindquist, Jennifer Obee, Kirsten Ostberg, Natalie Ross, Damon Sanchez, Michael Scholtz and Katherine Tooke.

ASLA selected 41 members for induction into its Council of Fellows. View the full list and biographies of the fellows-elect at www.asla.org/NewsReleaseDetails.aspx?id=28202.

ANLA Announces Winner of Job Board Contest

The American Nursery & Landscape Association announced the winner of the ANLA Job Board’s “Big Fish, Little Pond” contest. Ralph DeGregorio, a plant and soil scientist out of Arlington, Mass., won an Apple iPad for posting his resume on the job board.