Colorado Green Now

The latest ALCC news, including Colorado Green NOW articles, legislative updates, and programming announcements. 

Go for a fall look with Sustainable Landscape Management Email
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 02:00 AM

Sustainable Landscape Management (SLM) Colorado has three primary goals for the Colorado landscape industry:

  • Create a blueprint for all professionals who maintain landscapes.
  • Increase water conservation and reduce plant loss.
  • Raise the level of professionalism.

When it comes to maintenance, the basic rule is to apply the right maintenance practices at the right time. One sustainable practice of SLM that applies to this time of year is leaving some leaves in the landscape.

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G&G Equipment named Walker Mower top dealer Email
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 01:00 AM

G&G Equipment was recently named a 2020 Five Star Dealer by Larimer County-based Walker Manufacturing. The Frederick, CO dealer was one of five dealers to win the award this year and the only Colorado dealer to be named in this year’s “class.”

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Welcome to ALCC's news feed Email
Thursday, October 08, 2020 12:00 AM

Welcome to the new ALCC news feed. Here is where you can find all of the latest information from Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado: breaking news, event announcements, the latest legislative/advocacy updates, Colorado Green NOW articles, CEO updates, and more. We've put it all in one place, with the most recent news at the top of the feed.

We hope you find this news feed helpful and informative. We welcome your feedback and your suggestions for ALCC programs and services. Email us at [email protected] and let us know how we can help Colorado landscape companies be better by nature.

 
GreenCO announces candidate endorsements Email
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 05:00 AM

GreenCOAfter several full days of interviews with candidates and careful consideration, GreenCO announced its endorsements for the upcoming election. Some of these Colorado candidates will also receive donations from the GreenCO PAC. 

“GreenCO supports candidates who understand the values and needs of business owners and work with GreenCO to find common-sense solutions to the issues we face,” said John McMahon, CEO of Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC).

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Update on ProGreen EXPO 2021 plans Email
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 04:00 AM

The ProGreen EXPO partner organizations continue to monitor the situation around COVID-19 and explore options for the 2021 event. Organizers have already confirmed many speakers, all of whom have expressed the flexibility to present either virtually or in-person should conditions change.

“We understand that our industry is eager to network, learn, earn CEUs, and explore the trade show again,” said John McMahon, CEO of ProGreen partner organization ALCC. “We continue to explore options that will allow us to present the conference and trade show while making attendee safety our priority.”

There is hope that restrictions may be relaxed when the 100-person indoor capacity limit expires September 30. The ProGreen partners hope to announce a decision in early October, and the green industry will be notified.

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