The NNLA Board is working hard to keep our organization relevant and build value to current and potential members. We need and truly value your input.

Tom Hamernik, Past President

Bluebird Nursery, Clarkson, NE

January 20th, 2016

Stormwater Management Training

The City of Lincoln is hosting a FREE stormwater management training event for landscape professionals on Tuesday, February 23 at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo. Attend one (or both) for FREE, the cost is subsidized by the City of Lincoln, Public Works & Utilities, WaTrainingtershed Management Division. Part I:  Green Infrastructure: Stormwater Practices that Infiltrate! 8:30 am – 12:00 pm Learn the latest in green infrastructure practices that capture and treat […]

October 19th, 2015

Sun Valley Landscaping Names Ashly Neneman General Manager

(Omaha, NE): Sun Valley Landscaping is proud to announce a change in upper management. Ashly Neneman, former Director of Business development, has been promoted to General Manager and will be in charge of managing all four divisions of the company and day-to-day operations. “We have set some big dreams for ourselves here at Sun Valley Landscaping and there is no one more fit to lead us toward them than Ashly. […]

August 26th, 2015

Rainwater Harvesting for Landscape Irrigation Reuse

Rainwater Harvesting for Landscape Irrigation Reuse: A Half-Day Workshop. Wednesday, September 23, 8:30 a.m. – Noon (optional post-lunch tour) UNL East Campus Union

May 7th, 2015

Nebraska Forest Service Offers Technical, Financial Assistance

LINCOLN, Neb.—Seasonal heating costs can be unpredictable for the more than 325 Nebraska nursery greenhouse operations with enclosed plant growing structures. With that in mind, the Nebraska Forest Service (NFS) is promoting woody biomass heating as an alternative to fossil fuels that is both eco-friendly and cost-effective. Offering technical and financial assistance through the TREES Heat Nebraska (THN) program, NFS is working with individual facilities to explore wood heating opportunities. […]

February 10th, 2015

NDA Accepting Specialty Crop Grant Proposals

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is currently accepting specialty crop grant proposals. Specialty crops are defined as fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops (including floriculture).  NDA will utilize funds from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Specialty Crop Block Grant Program to administer the state program, subject to the availability of funds. A two-phase competitive process will be used to determine eligible grant […]

January 30th, 2015

GreatPlants of the Year Announced

Thank you for voting for the GreatPlants® of the Year at the Great Plains Winter Conference! NNLA members voted for the 2018 Plants of the Year and after a close count we have determined the winners!    2018 Tree of the Year – AMERICAN SYCAMORE      2018 Conifer of the Year – JAPANESE LARCH   2018 Shrub of the year – AMERICAN HAZELNUT   2018 Perennial of the Year! – […]

January 14th, 2015

Become a Corporate Member of NSA!

The Nebraska Statewide Arboretum is a nonprofit organization devoted to education, the environment and to improving lives and communities through landscaping and tree planting projects.  The work of NSA began almost 40 years ago by a small group of plant enthusiasts just like you and me.  In that time nearly 100 arboretum sites across our state have become affiliated with the help of NSA.  In partnership with the Nebraska Forest […]

January 14th, 2015

NE Invasive Species Update

AIS Bill Fact Sheet 1-13-14 LB142 2015

December 8th, 2014

Register for the 2015 Western

Everything You Need to Know About the 2015 Western Kansas City, MO, November 7, 2014: The 2015 Western will be in Kansas City, returning to Downtown to Crown  Center  Exhibit  Hall  &  the  Sheraton  Kansas  City  Hotel  at  Crown  Center  (formerly  the  Hyatt Regency).    “This summer, The Huffington  Post named Kansas City the ‘coolest’ city in America and the World Series has just made the spotlight brighter.  Kansas City, it […]

April 25th, 2014

Tree Assistance Program

The 2014 Farm Bill recently reauthorized the Tree Assistance Program to provide financial assistance to qualifying orchardists and nursery tree growers to replant or rehabilitate eligible trees, bushes, andvines produced for commercial purposes. 2014 Farm Bill Tree Assistance Program Fact Sheet FSA Service Center Listing USDA FSA Announces Tree Assistance Program Sign Up

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