Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32036/more en Fighting Zika by trapping and killing mosquitos http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/fighting-zika-trapping-and-killing-mosquitos <div class="node-body article-body">DynaTrap has helped Miami reduce its mosquito population in the wake of the Zika virus's spread.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/fighting-zika-trapping-and-killing-mosquitos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/fighting-zika-trapping-and-killing-mosquitos#comments Products at Work Green Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Public Safety Public Works Public Safety Public Works Sustainability Wed, 13 Sep 2017 19:22:00 +0000 79541 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>DynaTrap&#39;s John Rocha with Miami City Commissioner Keon Hardemon and Florida House Representative Roy Hardemon demonstrating DynaTrap.</p> Propane mowers enable Florida county to cut more with less http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/propane-mowers-enable-florida-county-cut-more-less <div class="node-body article-body">The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department is maintaining more of its green space with less fuel and maintenance since switching from gasoline to propane mowers.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/propane-mowers-enable-florida-county-cut-more-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/propane-mowers-enable-florida-county-cut-more-less#comments Products at Work Green Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Technology Public Works Sustainability Technology Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:32:00 +0000 79061 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The photo show grounds maintenance crews operating the Miami-Dade County propane mower fleet.</p> New cooperative contract announced for tractors, mowers and related products http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-cooperative-contract-announced-tractors-mowers-and-related-products <div class="field-deck"> Competitively solicited contract provides access to overall best government pricing with leading suppliers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Communities, a national cooperative purchasing program, has announced a new contract for tractors, mowing equipment, implements, parts and service.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-cooperative-contract-announced-tractors-mowers-and-related-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-cooperative-contract-announced-tractors-mowers-and-related-products#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:01:00 +0000 78591 at http://americancityandcounty.com Durable truck body handles multiple tasks http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/durable-truck-body-handles-multiple-tasks <div class="node-body article-body">The Aluminum Landscape body from Crysteel is suited for landscaping, groundskeeping, refuse/waste hauling tasks and recycling applications. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/durable-truck-body-handles-multiple-tasks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/durable-truck-body-handles-multiple-tasks#comments Fleets Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Public Works Public Works Tue, 11 Jul 2017 21:30:00 +0000 78531 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: the Aluminum Landscape body from Crysteel. Available options include full cab shield, bolt-on pull out ladder kit, pull tarp and plastic fenders.</p> New cooperative contract available for recreation products http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/new-cooperative-contract-available-recreation-products <div class="node-body article-body">NJPA recently awarded contracts in the “Recreation and Playground Equipment, Accessories, and Supplies” category.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/new-cooperative-contract-available-recreation-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/new-cooperative-contract-available-recreation-products#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Finance Parks & Recreation Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:22:00 +0000 77911 at http://americancityandcounty.com Flail mowers offer versatility http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/flail-mowers-offer-versatility <div class="node-body article-body">The Land Pride FM25 Series of flail mowers is built for use in sports or recreation areas, yards with trees, and other grounds maintenance applications.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/flail-mowers-offer-versatility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/flail-mowers-offer-versatility#comments Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Public Works Public Works Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:41:00 +0000 77101 at http://americancityandcounty.com Government marketer spots trends in outdoor power equipment (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/government-marketer-spots-trends-outdoor-power-equipment-related-vid <div class="node-body article-body">STIHL's Steve Meriam discusses the government market for handheld power equipment.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/government-marketer-spots-trends-outdoor-power-equipment-related-vid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/government-marketer-spots-trends-outdoor-power-equipment-related-vid#comments Green Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Public Works Sustainability Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:53:00 +0000 76191 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A STIHL&nbsp; blower in use at a public facility.</p> Community achieves Texas-sized mowing productivity gains http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/community-achieves-texas-sized-mowing-productivity-gains <div class="node-body article-body">The Plano, Texas, parks district is using a Toro Groundsmaster 5900 mower to achieve its grounds maintenance goals. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/community-achieves-texas-sized-mowing-productivity-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/community-achieves-texas-sized-mowing-productivity-gains#comments Products at Work Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Public Works Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:18:00 +0000 75621 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The Toro Groundsmaster 5900 at work in the Plano, Texas, parks district.</p> Battery-powered professional trimmer is low maintenance and works quietly http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/battery-powered-professional-trimmer-low-maintenance-and-works-quiet <div class="node-body article-body">The STIHL FSA 90 R trimmer is suited for professionals landscaping in noise- or exhaust-emission-sensitive areas. Use it around school grounds, government buildings, business districts or hospitals. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/battery-powered-professional-trimmer-low-maintenance-and-works-quiet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/battery-powered-professional-trimmer-low-maintenance-and-works-quiet#comments Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Public Works Public Works Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:57:00 +0000 75481 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The professional STIHL FSA 90 R trimmer.</p> Use these versatile grapple buckets for many tasks http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/use-these-versatile-grapple-buckets-many-tasks <div class="node-body article-body">The GBE25 and GB25 Series grapple buckets from Land Pride can help complete tasks at construction sites, public works operations and other municipal worksites.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/use-these-versatile-grapple-buckets-many-tasks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/use-these-versatile-grapple-buckets-many-tasks#comments Equipment Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Public Works Public Works Tue, 10 Jan 2017 20:09:00 +0000 75451 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The Land Pride grapple bucket at work.</p>