Sponsorship opportunities!

MLP Members, did you know that there are numerous ways to connect with members and support MLP through sponsorships and advertising?  A revised list of sponsorship opportunities is available on the website here.  Check it out and be in touch with Kristen or Carrie in the MLP Office soon!  Sponsorship slots fill quickly.

FindING your place

Considering a career in horticulture?

Be sure to check out the workforce development page here at MLP!

MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR MLP ACCOUNT!

ALL MEMBERS should visit the Member Information Editor to update contact information and define service areas and services provided. Be sure to update services offered & service areas to maximize consumer referrals.  instructions are located in the Member Information Editor.

Members may also register for MLP events, renew dues, utilize industry-wide links and resources, post jobs and classified ads, and expand your reach with sponsorships and website ads through your online account.

Not an MLP member?  You may access limited resources and view job/classified listings. You may also register for events as a non-member, or even better, click here to join.


Interested in advertising or sponsorship with MLP?  Click here.

Go Green(er).

As part of MLP's ongoing mission to conserve scarce resources, the association is reducing paper consumption and increasing our emphasis on electronic communication. The more members utilize this site and MLP's online renewal & registration options, the more resources we save. As stewards of the environment, it only makes sense. Get on board and GO GREENER!

updates from THE MLP OFFICE

Click here for the latest updates on the coronavirus from MLP.

As we all navigate this developing situation, we also found the information on NALP’s coronavirus page helpful. It is specific to the landscape industry and will be updated as new information and resources become available.

Read NALP's official statement here:
  https://www.landscapeprofessionals.org/Coronavirus/Landscape_Industry_and_COVID-19.aspx

In light of the COVID-19 situation, the MLP board of directors has made the following schedule changes:

March 17 Dinner Meeting moved to May 12
April 14 Dinner Meeting is cancelled.

The MLP Office is closed, however, our team is prepared to handle MLP member services without disruption during this COVID-19 crisis.  Please use the link below to contact MLP during this time or you may call our office at 508-653-3373.  Messages are checked routinely.

CLICK HERE TO CONTACT THE MLP OFFICE

IMPORTANT!  Are you receiving MLP emails?  If you have not seen an email from MLP, please CHECK YOUR SPAM folder and mark email from MLP-MCLP.org as NOT SPAM.  If you see NO EMAILS from MLP-MCLP.org, it is likely that your email provider is filtering our messages befor they arrive to you.  You should follow the steps in your email program to "whitelist" our email addresses.  Here's an article on how to do this for various email providers:

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-whitelist-email-addresses-4588603

Want to update your email address? Please let us know by emailing Carrie at [email protected].

Read the latest NEWSLINE now! 

The MLP NEWSLINE has a new look for the new decade!  Check it out below.

We recommend full screen viewing by clicking the arrow icon.

Want to revisit an older publication?  Newsletters are archived under the RESOURCES tab! 

last call for renewal and recertification

Members, MCLPs or office managers!  Do you have questions about your 2020 renewal or questions about MCLP recertification? 
Feel free to make a phone appointment with Carrie to get your questions answered at a time that's convenient for you!

legislative ADVOCACY

Stay informed and stay involved!

On June 26 and 27, several MLP members met with key legislators at the State House to express their support of S1116, a bill that will limit the liability of snow and ice contractors. The hearing for this important piece of legislation was held Tuesday July 9th at 1:00 at the State House

UPDATE 10/28/19: To keep this valuable piece of legislation moving forward, we need members to call, email or send a letter to the Chair of the Ways & Means Committee in support of the proposed legislation as soon as possible.  Visit the Legislative Advocacy page to learn more.

Pictured from right to left: Michael Weiss (Weiss Landscape); Doug McDuff (Landscape America); Dick Churchill (The Groundskeeper); Peter Dion (The Groundskeeper); Brian Paige (Paige Landscape and Construction); Kevin Gilbride (ASCA); Joe Szczechowicz (Szczechowicz Landscape Services, Inc.).

 



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Upcoming Meetings

May 12

MLP May 12 Dinner Meeting

Artisan Branding: How to Stand Out in a Crowded Marketplace with Monique Allen, MCLP, of the Garden Continuum.

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Aug 7

MCLP August 2020 Exam

Registrants must have purchased MCLP Study Guide 6.0.

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2020 DUES RENEWAL IS OPEN

Don't miss a minute of your MLP Membership.  Renew here!

MCLP Updates

All 2019 Credits should now be reported.

Looking for places to earn credits in 2020?  Check out the Credit Opportunities page.  

All lapsed MCLPs - those who have not submitted a 2018 recertification tally sheet - have been automatically expired as of 12/31/2019. 

Ready to Recertify?

Visit the recertification page to submit your form. Online submissions are always appreciated!

2019 MCLP Recertification Forms may still be submitted with a $50 late fee.