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The New York State Nursery and Landscape Association is a statewide professional trade association that is dedicated to advancing the interests of New York State's nursery and landscape businesses and professionals by promoting sound business practices, expanding state and local markets, and exerting leadership in the development of sustainable communities.

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NYSLNLA Advocacy Committee Provides Summary of New Invasive Species Regs

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and New York State Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources published the new Invasive Species Regulations (6 NYCRR Part 575) on September 10, 2014. The regulations will go into effect on March 10, 2015. NYSNLA's Adovacy Committee and officers have been an active voice for the industry during the drafting of these regulations and continue to work on gaining some exceptions for certain plants of significant commercial interest.  For a roundup of NYSNLA's recent advocacy activies, a link to the regulations and a link to the Advocacy Committee's summary, visit the Industry Advocacy page.

Arbor Day Poster Art/Photo Contest Open Through December 31

Each year the public is invited to submit photography and/or artwork to be considered for the State Arbor Day Poster. The State Arbor Day Poster is a long time tradition and posters have become collector's items for many. There are more than 100,000 posters printed for distribution to 3,500 schools throughout New York State and distributed at the NYS Fair, as well as many other venues. The winning artist is honored at the annual state Arbor Day celebration at the New York State Capitol, when the NYS Arbor Day Committee presents the NYS Governor with a framed Arbor Day poster. The NYS Arbor Day Committee is accepting entries through December 31, 2014. The 2014 NYS Arbor Day poster, pictured at right, features photography by Faye Martin of Watertown, New York. To see other winning photos from past years and download the entry form, visit our Arbor Day page.

Be sure to check out our Education Calendar regularly to find professional development opportunities in your region and around the state.  And, check our our Events Calendar to learn about meetings and networking opportunities.

This Month's Featured Member Business Benefit

Increasingly, new customers will investigate a business via a web search before they ever pick up a phone or set foot in a store.  Now, your business can make a great first impression at the click of a mouse! Techne Web Services, LLC provides web hosting, graphic design and website design services at a discounted rate for all NYSNLA members. Visit our Member Business Benefit page to learn more about Techne Web Services and other great NYSNLA member business benefits.

Thank You Corporate Partner

Become a Corporate Supporter

Are you a NYSNLA member who wants to interact with our Association on an elevated level? Take advantage of NYSNLA's Corporate Sponsorship program! We truly appreciate the support of our corporate sponsors, and it is our goal to ensure we foster a valuable partnership with all of our supporters.

You can select a sponsorship package when joining or renewing your annual dues, or contact Association Headquarters at and we'll help you select a sponsorship package that works best for your business.  Corporate Sponsor package information is available at this link.