The board met via conference call April 18th with President Caroline Wallace calling the meeting to order. The minutes and financials were approved separately. The proposed budget was reviewed and unanimously approved. Layla Dunlap with the Dept. Of Ag provided a written report on nursery licenses. So far, numbers are down but delinquent accounts are being pursued. Billings Chapter is being well attended and Matt is getting sponsors and looking to start a Missoula Chapter. Fall Tour updates were given and event insurance is being checked into. Changes were made to the Best of MT Landscape contest consisting of an entrance fee of $50 and bigger payout to 1 winner per contest category. 40 gift bags were put together of MT products to give to the NLAE attendees. Arbor Day activities were discussed at various locations around the state with MNLA members attending.