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March 2020 Issue of The Vegetation Manager magazine



The March 2020 issue of The Vegetation Manager magazine is now available. If you would like to take advantage of our low advertising rates, we offer a 30% discount to advertisers who place an ad in all 3 issues, please contact the PVMA office. ...

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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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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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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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Do You Own A Home or Business?

That Makes YOU a Vegetation Manager, Too!



For some, the idea of a “Vegetation Manager” is either the lady at the greenhouse pushing petunias or the young clerk stocking the display bins in the produce department at the grocery store.  In reality, however, a vegetation manager ...

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