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The 2014 LASN Specifier's Guide and the LC/DBM Buyer's Guide, which will be released in May, are asking landscape professionals for help with promoting independent wholesalers in local markets.
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Multi-Unit Growth Props Up Building Permits in February, Housing Starts Continue Slide

A substantial increase in permits pulled for apartments and condominiums was the only bright spot in February's housing construction numbers. A 24.3 percent jump in permits for multi-unit homes lifted the overall rate to 1.02 million, a 7.7 percent improvement, despite a third consecutive month of declines for single-family home permits. Housing starts, still stymied by harsh weather, declined 0.2 percent from January to February.
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Bikeways App in Colorado

CDOT is making its Bike and Byways Map available via a mobile application, providing instant information to cyclists.
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Turtle Back Zoo's Prehistoric Park Playground

The "prehistoric portal" to Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, N.J., is a 13-ft. tall by 10-ft. wide entry with cedar posts, atop which flies a pterodactyl with a 13-foot wingspan (well, it's actually laser-cut metal). Metal supports attach the bird to the poles. The hanging sign is 3-inch thick white oak with 3/4 -inch thick steel letters. The portal was custom designed by Joseph Perello, LLA, RLA, PP, and manufactured by Custom Fabrication, Inc. The entry gate has cedar slats with steel powder-coated gateposts. Suburban Consulting Engineers designed a bridge boardwalk connection to the existing boardwalk, specifying synthetic lumber with southern yellow pine beams and side railings. The contractor for the bridge was Shauger Group, Inc.
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Surfacing & Splash Pad Showcase

The safety surfacing at Flamingo Elementary in Hialeah, Fla., consists of ethylene-based (EPDM) or thermoplastic vulcanized rubber (TPV) granules and a polyurethane binder. The two-layer system is poured-in-place and hand-trowelled to create a resilient, seamless rubber surface with a consistent depth over a specified rigid base. Miami-Dade installed similar rubber safety surfacing at four schools in a sunshine pattern, with colors that match each school's theme.
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Service Honored

In Oakdale, Minn., an 800-square-foot veteran's memorial includes a retaining wall, inset columns with black granite commemorative plaques that serve as focal points, and pavers, some of which were engraved with the names of veterans or current military personnel. Retaining wall blocks in Versa-Lok's Rose Creek blend were capped with buff-colored Indiana limestone. The pavers include Willow Creek brickstone in the harvest blend color.
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H2B Update
The H-2B non-agricultural temporary worker program allows U.S. employers to request temporary visas to bring in foreign nationals for non-agricultural jobs like landscaping. As in the recent past, the numbers indicate that maximums and caps will not be reached in the first half of fiscal 2014, which ended March 31.
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WhiteWater Acquires FlowRider

In 1988, Tom Lochtefeld patented a wave-forming generator for inclined surfaces within a contained body of water. This "sheet wave" concept is the basis of most of his company's (Wave Loch) surf rides. This is the FlowRider in action. WhiteWater has acquired the technology and trademarks of Wave Loch, with the aim to grow the sport of "flowboarding."
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Dutch Treats

The Dutch company Tvilight offers street lighting that dims if nobody is there, but become brighter as soon as a car, bike or pedestrian approaches.
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Boston Flower Show Awards

The Landscape Design Award I went to the Newport Flower Show's "Journey: Grand Vistas" for the recreation of a miniature Newport-inspired landscape.
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Earth's Mantle Has Oceans of Water, but There's a Catch
The Earth's mantle is about 1,800 miles thick and predominantly solid (silicates). It accounts for 84 percent of the Earth's volume.
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Homebuilder Confidence Remains Underwater Despite One-Point Gain in March

After a 10-point drop in February, the index that measures homebuilder confidence in the single-family housing market gained just one point in March, reaching a score of 47. Scores below 50 indicate that more builders have a negative perception of the market than a positive one.
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'Encyclopedia of Play Science' Offers Free Facts on Fun

An online database of scholarly play research, The Encyclopedia of Play Science, is nearly complete after more than two years of work by the National Institute of Play and the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association. The resource, which is available for free through Scholarpedia.org, contains nearly a dozen academic works on the benefits and effects of active play.
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Controlling Mosquitos Naturally

Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis is a naturally occurring bacterium that kills mosquito larvae in standing pools of water and grassy or marshy areas. Reportedly, mosquito larvae do not build up a resistance to its effects.
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Blue Thumb Acquires Aqua Bella
Blue Thumb, which acquired Aqua Bella Designs, is committed to a seamless transition. The distributor is in the process of moving all inventories from Aqua Bella to their main shipping warehouse in Saginaw, Michigan.
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Terramac(R) RT9 Multi-Purpose Crawler Carrier Tackles Construction

The versatile Terramac(R) RT9 multi-purpose crawler carrier features the heaviest carrying capacity for non-permitted loads.
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Bobcat Company Marks 1 Million Loaders with Yearlong Celebration

Compact equipment and loader pioneer Bobcat reached a major milestone with its millionth loader rolling off the assembly line.
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Organic Control Unveils Fire Ant Control
Beneficial nematodes destroy fire ant queens, workers and larvae from beneath the soil. Fire Ant Control is part of Orcon's new line of pest-specific beneficial nematode products, joining its all-purpose beneficial nematode and flea destroyer solutions.
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Existing Home Sales at 32-Month Low

Sales of existing homes reached their lowest pace since July 2012 with an annual sales rate of 4.6 million units in February, according to a National Association of Realtors report. Harsh winter conditions continue to depress sales, according to the group's economist, and could lead to a bounce-back in the spring months to come.
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USGBC Names Sustainability Fellow
The USGBC, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainable and green building design, has announced the 2014-2015 Mark Ginsberg Sustainability Fellow.
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IECA Calls for 2015 Presenters

The IECA, a non-profit member organization for erosion and sediment control professionals, is now accepting abstract submissions for the 2015 Environmental Connection, which will be held February 15-18 in Portland, Ore.
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ICPI Lifetime Achievement Award
The ICPI, a technical organization on segmental concrete pavement systems, has recognized William (Bill) Schneider with the ICPI Lifetime Achievement Award.
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GCBAA Announces Don A. Rossi Award Recipient
The GCBAA, a non-profit trade association made up of golf course builders, has announced Rees Jones as the recipient of the Don A. Rossi Award.
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