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Board of Directors



The PVMA Board of Directors are volunteers from across the province, who are involved in various fields of the Vegetation Industry. They fulfill 2 year terms, with approximately 4 meetings a year. This allows for input on the direction of the organization ...

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June 2020 Issue of The Vegetation Manager magazine



The June 2020 issue of The Vegetation Manager magazine is now available. This Quarantine issue has informative articles about choosing and wearing masks as well as working safely during COVID-19.  We introduce you to one of our new ...

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Take Advantage of Your Membership Benefits

Article 1 by Brandon Tupper



Take advantage of your PVMA Membership Benefits? Article 1 Over the last couple of years, I have had the opportunity to work alongside some great staff and volunteers of the association.  Your Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss the affairs ...

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Why We Need the PVMA. Why the PVMA Needs Us.

Conscientious Advocacy for the Vegetation Management Industry



(PVMA) The Professional Vegetation Managers Association is a dedicated group of hundreds of men and women who have knowledge regarding (and care deeply about) the plants that inhabit their local and regional environments.  Their goals are many-fold ...

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Health Canada Seeking Consultations



Colleagues, As you may be aware, Health Canada currently has a 60-day public consultation open on Further Strengthening Protection of Health and the Environment: Targeted Review of the Pest Control Products Act (PCPA) (DIS2022-01). This consultation will ...

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PVMA adds insurance benefit to its membership

$3,000 Accidental Death & Dismemberment benefit at no-cost



The Professional Vegetation Managers Association (PVMA) is always exploring ways to provide more value to a PVMA membership.As a PVMA member you have access to the following financial benefits:1) Discounts on registrations for Workshops & Conferences2) ...

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2021 UTT-UTW Program Update

Important Date & Delivery Changes



PVMA UTT-UTW Board of Governors along with Olds College have made important changes to course delivery in 2021 due to COVID-19. Click here to read the full letter with changes.

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SPRING CONFERENCE 2021 IS GOING VIRTUAL

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!



Virtual Sessions will be live on March 2 & 3 with limited content available for on-demand viewing until March 31st. Registration closes 12 noon on March 3Speakers & TopicsCEC's & CEU's have been applied for in Alberta, B.C. & SaskatchewanSponsorship ...

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How Long Is Your Town's Frost Free Period?

Frost Matters More to Some than Others



The old joke goes, whenever any nervous service provider asks you for a tip, is to give them a life tip, rather than a monetary one, such as, “Plant your corn early”. Unfortunately for Albertans, “early” can be a difficult point ...

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5 Ways Trees Can Kill You

And they look so innocent, too.



There are numerous threats to human safety from the Animal Kingdom which people are aware of in our region. These dangers range from mosquitos with a bad case of West Nile Virus (watch out for sneezing skeeters!), to maniacal deer that leap out of ditches ...

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