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Rocky Mountain Forests under a "Triple Assault," Study Reports
This 2014 U.S. Forest Service (USFS) map shows the forest cover in the Rocky Mountain regions. The USFS estimates "as many as 100,000 beetle-killed trees fall to the ground every day in southern Wyoming and northern Colorado alone."
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ASCA: Better Contracts,
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In an effort to reduce the number of lawsuits brought against snow and ice management contractors, ASCA, a national trade association for this industry, has released template-style contracts to their members.
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Teamwork Scores Win

Along with overseeing the construction of the spring training facilities and stadium of the Chicago Cubs (upper right corner), the city of Mesa, Ariz., contracted a team of companies that worked side by side to build the massive Riverview Park on the 146-acre site. ValleyCrest Landscape installed all of the softscape, xeriscape and irrigation. FlexGround, a licensed landscape company, completed the more than 20,000 square feet of rubberized playground surfacing. AZ Rec Design installed play equipment from Dynamo Playgrounds. (Luke Pierzina, Extreme Photographer)
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Copper Sky Recreation Complex, Maricopa, Ariz.

The Copper Sky Recreation Complex in Maricopa, Ariz., is a 110-acre facility that has become the "crown jewel" of the city's park system. Features include more than a dozen sports courts and fields, playgrounds, an aquatics center and a fishing lake. Earthscapes, a full service landscape and maintenance company founded by Haydon Building Corp. in 2006, installed many of the park elements, including the sports fields, dog park, landscape plantings and a pedestrian path.
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All Access Fun: Meadow Crest Playground, Renton, Washington

Meadow Crest playground is a one-acre joint venture between the city of Renton, Wash., and the Renton School District that replaced two small playgrounds with a fully accessible site that features custom amenities for ages 2 to 12, including multiple play structures, climbers, steppers, spinners and swings.
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Easy Digs

The TerraTrencher(TM) is one of the first truly portable powered trenchers that can be handheld.
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The Way Water Was Intended: Clean, Healthy, Sustainable.

Landowners, pond managers, irrigation specialists, and landscape contractors all have one goal in mind when it comes to maintaining water: keep it clean and healthy. Achieving those results while retaining balance and sustainability can be challenging when you take into consideration environmental factors.
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Horizontal Boring Machine

SB2-11 sells for $1,780, plus shipping. The drill motor head is powered by a GX35, 4-stroke Honda engine. Features include a 3" auger, 6" auger, two 48" extensions and a motor stand.
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Channeling the Power of
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A water channel in Coppell, Texas, that connects to lakes at Andrew Brown Park needed a new erosion control system to direct high flow levels caused by heavy rainstorms and runoff. The water level was pumped down with three diesel pumps (Barco) for about seven months during construction, and segmental retaining walls with an 18-inch footing and a pervious cement backfill were installed at the mouth of the channel to control the flow.
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Paving Pan Am Plaza

Nearly 82,000 square feet of modular pavers were installed at the Pan Am Plaza in Indianapolis, Ind., replacing poorly maintained pavers that had been damaged by drainage issues and weather.
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Roll Around the Park Playground, White House, Tennessee

The inspiring story of brothers Cayden and Conner Long (pictured) led to the creation of an inclusive and ADA accessible playground in their hometown of White House, Tenn. Cayden, age 8, was born with cerebral palsy that keeps him confined to a wheelchair, but he participates in youth triathlons with the help of his older brother. The pair was named Sports Illustrated's SportsKids of the Year in 2012.
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Turf Wars

Limiting turf, removing turf, developing better turf, devising alternatives to turf - all are part of the ongoing debate.
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Altoz Partners with Hydro-Gear

Altoz offers the complement to Hydro-Gear transmissions with its lineup of precision zero-turn mowers.
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Honda Power Equipment Celebrates 30 Years of Production

New facility investments of $8.5 million will support addition of new product lines at Honda Power Equipment in Swepsonville, N.C. Its plant produces more than 2 million Honda power equipment products each year, making it the largest manufacturer in Alamance County.
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Environmental Notes

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which is under the Dept. of Commerce, provides weekly harmful algae bloom forecasts for Lake Erie. This photo shows algae bloom in Lake Erie
on Aug. 27, 2012.
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Colorful Tiles for Street Safety

To help improve the pedestrian experience and safety of residents in the Los Angeles Highland Park neighborhood, SWA landscape architects designed mosaic tiles with cultural themes. The tiles will be embedded in sidewalks near key intersections along a 10-block strip.
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Rotaries or Roundabouts . . . Whatever You Call Them, the Design Is Catching On

Traffic at the Fountain Place intersection in Poynton, England would perennially back up for blocks. By taking out the traffic lights and replacing the intersection with a pair of "rotaries" (roundabouts), traffic now steadily and cautiously flows through town, which has been described as corpuscles moving through veins.
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Pittsburgh Gets Serious About
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Construction of Pittsburgh's second protected bike lane is underway. It runs from Schenley Plaza to Anderson Playground in Schenley Park.
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IECA Scholarship

The IECA, a non-profit member organization for erosion and sediment control professionals, has announced the availability of scholarships to attend the 2015 Environmental Connection.
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New PLANET Trailblazers

PLANET, the national trade association that represents more than 100,000 landscape industry professionals, has announced nine new trailblazers.
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E3 Program's Application
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The Irrigation Foundation, a non-profit organization established by the Irrigation Association, has announced that they are accepting applications for the E3 Program.
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DOT Will Provide $600 Million for Transportation Projects

The U.S. DOT has announced that it will provide $600 million for 72 transportation projects in 46 states and the District of Columbia.
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Hyundai Appoints Martin Implement Sales as Dealer in Illinois

Martin Implement will now carry Hyundai's full line of quality construction equipment, which includes wheel loaders, crawler and wheeled excavators and mini-excavators. The full stock of Hyundai equipment will be readily available for sale or rent.
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Working Well Under Pressure

It's when something matters that pressure starts to build, so pressure can be thought of as opportunity, states a world-renowned cardiothoracic surgeon and author. His advice for handling pressure includes remembering your training and following through just like an athlete remembers how he performed in practice.
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Choose the True Speed Herbicide: SpeedZone
Use SpeedZone(R) in post-emergence broadleaf weed control in home lawns, golf courses, parks, commercial property, schools, sod farms, roadsides and cemeteries, especially where rapid visual results are an advantage.
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Demand Growth for Illumitex's LEDs Necessitates Larger Facility

Founded in 2005 by imaging and optics industry veterans and backed by some of the largest investors in venture capital, Illumitex began industry-shifting achievements with a fresh approach to LED design.
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Volvo Acquisition Strengthens Terex Trucks Brand

Terex rigid and articulated haulers provide a strong complement to Volvo CE's product range.
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Triple S Products Pledges Help to Knights of Heroes Charity Foundation

The Knights of Heroes Foundation, a charity that brings kids that have
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of charge received a generous offer from a landscape product
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ULI Fall Meeting Attracting Big Crowd to Big Apple

The Urban Land Institute's 2014 Fall Meeting, to be held October 21-23 in New York City, has already received more than 3,000 registrants.
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