Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping

Providing attractive, functional campus exteriors and grounds.


Rendering by McMillan Pazdan Smith.

The Great Outdoors

Feb. 2, 2024
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Scheduling deep cleaning in the summer will help workers avoid the traffic and obstacles that could make cleaning inefficient or ineffective.

In the Summertime

June 6, 2023


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goats munching plants

Western Michigan University's landscaping crew gets the goat of local union

July 7, 2017
Local union protests the university's use of goats instead of human labor to clear brush from campus.
Arizona Attorney General's Office
higgins mugshot sewage dump

Arizona truck driver charged with illegally dumping sewage at special-education school

July 6, 2017
Prosecutors say sewage flowed from drainage system to grassy area used as a playground.

Runaway snowball damages Reed College dorm

Feb. 18, 2014
Student apartments damaged by massive snowball.
Lower costperplay environmental benefits player safety and ease of maintenance have led many education institutions such as Salem State University Salem Mass to choose synthetic turf for athletic fields Photo courtesy of Woodard amp Curran

Turf Time for a Seamless Experience

Nov. 1, 2013
A look at synthetic turf on athletic fields.
Adopting new stormwater practices on campus can ease persistent erosion or flooding problems

Harnessing the Storm

March 1, 2013
Tips for managing stormwater on campus.


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eBook: Green Schools Digest

Jan. 1, 2023
Learn the leading sustainability strategies being employed by education facilities across the U.S.