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Montgomery County 4-H Certificate of Appreciation and our new Bring Your Dog to Work policy!

Jeff Schwartz, President of Ashton Manor Environmental, received a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition for being a friend to Montgomery County 4-H and the Kids ‘N Dogs 4-H Club. 4-H is an effective youth development program that focuses on positive and sustainable relationships between youth and adults, activities that build important life skills, and opportunities for youth to be participants and leaders in valued community activities. The key characteristics of Positive Youth Development that 4-H addresses are competence, confidence, character, …

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Ashton Manor receives Land Conservation Award for Archstone at Hillwood Square

AME recently received recognition by Urban Forest Management Division in Fairfax County for the 19-acre landscape installation at one of Avalon Bay’s premier communities in Falls Church, Virginia.

AME is also finalizing the installation at two additional AVB communities in Hunt Valley and Laurel, MD. The Avalon Laurel project was featured in the 4th quarter of 2016, in the US Builders Review. Please follow this link for an overview of the project: http://html5.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/desktop/stage/default.aspx?pubname=&edid=de5cc8af-3a7e-428d-af8a-e0035ec4c3f9

Avalon Hunt Valley and Avalon Laurel …

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Emerald Ash Borer Infestation

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB as its commonly referred to) continues to take its toll on huge numbers of Ash Trees across the state.  The Borer disrupts the tree’s ability to transport water and nutrients which causes the trees’ demise.

AME recently removed 4 large ash trees at their facility in Ashton, Maryland.  The work was expedited inside of 1 day using a large crane to lay down large sections of the trees safely for haul-off, and also to limit …

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2017 OCMD Snow Storm

It’s not often that Ocean City, MD gets hit with nearly a foot of snow, but that won’t stop AME from continuing our work! Our crews were in OC cleaning up the boardwalk and beach after an 8.5” snow storm this past weekend! We have a ton of work to do in OC this year including planting dune grasses, repairing clay crossovers for safety and easier access, and installing miles of fencing. Our dedicated crews will be working hard and …

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AME’s 2016 Year End Party!

On Wednesday, December 14th, AME held its year end party to celebrate the upcoming holidays and successes of 2016! Employees enjoyed a fun night of bowling, awards, and raffles! The 2016 award winners are Julian Hernandez – Outstanding Foreman, Edin Aldana – Outstanding Crewman, Josue Ruiz – Safety, and Omar Macedo – Most Improved! We were also able to recognize 4 employees who are celebrating their 10-year mark with AME: Fernando Barboza-Rivera, Andres Castaneda, Karen Key, and Cesar Sagastume. A …

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Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway!

To show our continued appreciation to all of our hard working employees, everyone at AME received a turkey for Thanksgiving! Enjoy our pictures below and we hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving!

 

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