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We are the leading association for the industry. We help professionals develop their skills and further their careers by providing access to unique and relevant content and exclusive member services. We provide continuity and support, guidance and leadership development opportunities to over 200 local and regional chapters.

Our independent non-profit association was created to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of our profession. Our strategic plan calls for continued work in the areas of advocacy, diversity, education, and organizational excellence.

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From the Chair's Blog

Posted August 31, 2020 by Brian D. Koehler

As we move into cooler weather over the next few weeks, I am curious what type of seed are folks laying down?

- Athletic fields

- Open space

- Multi-purpose fields

- Heavy foot-traffic areas


We advocate by uniting members around the world to work on the most important issues facing the profession.

We initiate and manage programs with governmental and non-governmental agencies, presenting industry positions and supporting documentation on key issues.