The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) recently presented its Lifetime Leadership Award to David Snodgrass, president of Dennis’ 7 Dee Landscaping and Garden Centers in Portland, Oregon. Snodgrass is a former president of both the Oregon Landscape Contractors Association and PLANET. He also served on PLANET’s board of directors, chaired the PLANET safety committee and is a PLANET Trailblazer, mentoring young people in the industry.

During his 36 years in his family business, Snodgrass and his brothers, Drew and Dean, have grown from operating a small business to a $25 million company that has won many awards and completed many community service projects, including projects for PLANET Day of Service.

“Dave has shown great commitment to the industry and is always willing to give his time and share his knowledge to help improve the industry,” said Sabeena Hickman, CEO of PLANET.