BrightView to Help MLB Bring "Field of Dreams" to Life
Major League Baseball and BrightView will build it, and the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees will come for the MLB at Field of Dreams game on Aug. 13, 2020. The temporary, 8,000-seat stadium will be located at the Dyersville farm in Iowa, where the iconic movie was filmed.
Major League Baseball’s “London Series” Opens with Help from BrightView’s Sports Turf Division
BrightView Sports Turf, together with its partners, sent in a crew of more than 100 workers to build a baseball field in just 23 days inside the main venue from the London 2012 Summer Olympic Game. With the short turnaround, and having just five days following the MLB series to tear it all down, BrightView chose a unique route to build the field.
BrightView Makes Improvements to Independence National Historical Park
The U.S. National Park Service and BrightView are improving the grounds of Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia. BrightView, headquartered in Blue Bell, Pa., is donating landscape rehabilitation work to the park and is using green mowers to maintain the lawn.
BrightView Landscapes and National Park Service Join Forces on Improvements to Philadelphia's Independence National Historical Park
BrightView is donating landscape rehabilitation work to Independence National Historical Park, including the complete replacement of sod in the park’s most visited section, Block One of Independence Mall, bounded by the Liberty Bell Center on South Sixth Street and Independence Hall on Chestnut Street.
The New York Times: As the M.L.B. Season Opens in Japan, at Least the Dirt is Familiar
BrightView’s President of Sports Turf, Murray Cook, has been a consultant with MLB for almost 30 years. Cook and his team were called on to make the field as close as possible to what players experience in U.S. stadiums.
Resort at Squaw Creek Partnership Proves Expertise Goes Beyond Golf
Working together with Kurt Buxton, Vice President of BrightView Design Group, Squaw Creek’s farm-to-table vision soon became a reality. In addition to his design expertise, Buxton was well versed in sustainable agriculture and particularly in hydroponics, a soil-free method of growing plants in sand or gravel that recycles water and saves nutrients that normally leach through soil.
Anaheim Golf Courses Beat the Economic Downturn
For more than 15 years, BrightView has partnered with the city of Anaheim to help maintain their two 18-hole municipal golf courses. When the economic downturn hit, Anaheim called BrightView to help them reduce operating costs, while maintaining the level of excellence their golf community had come to expect.