Category Archives: News

REOPENING OF MASSACHUSETTS, from the office of Governor Baker

Hello MALCP:  Most of our members have been working as Essential Services since the first round of COVID-19 designations. Governor Baker issued the following Reopening announcement. There has been some confusion. We felt it was important to keep you informed about the latest round and the resources available. Please let us know if you have any […]

Notice from MDAR: Temporary PESTICIDE LICENSE available

“On March 10, 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration declared a state of emergency due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Administration has advised that gatherings of 10 or more people be discouraged to prevent and mitigate the spread of the COVID-19. On March 25, 2020 the Department announced that it was cancelling the pesticide exam for 30-days. This […]

COVID-19 Operational Guidelines, Update from NALP

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) has pulled together a broad collection of important COVID-19 resources including: Operational Guidelines Financial Resources Webinars to keep you in touch with other industry professionals during this time Podcasts, and News NALP website: Please take the time to digest and implement the materials provided. Keep up the good and necessary focus […]

UPDATE! Landscaper Services, defined by Governor Baker

For your information, the paragraph below is from the updated Essential Services List regarding LANDSCAPER SERVICES, as defined by Governor Baker: “This is the new official language from the governor’s full guide to Essential Services. It DOES include the word LANDSCAPER, in the broad definition, as well as a decent explanation. Workers such as plumbers, […]

Highlights of the 2020 WLCC

On January 15, 2020, MALCP held their 2020 Winter Lawn Care Conference (WLCC) at the Sturbridge Host Hotel & Conference Center, Sturbridge MA. This was a great opportunity for everyone in the Lawn Care and Green Industries, such as: Lawn Care Professionals, Sports Turf Managers, Golf Course Personnel, Landscapers, and Municipal/Institutional Groundskeepers, to meet and […]

AG DAY at the State House, March 27, 2019

    Some participants attending AG Day at the State House, met up in the hallway on their way to visit with various legislators.     Karen Connelly congratulates Kathy Carroll, retired Director of UMass Cooperative Extension Agriculture and Landscape Program, who was honored for her work serving the needs of Green Industry professionals.   […]