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Where are we to put all this snow?

Both private contractors and city crews alike are finding the clearing and removal of snow in Nanaimo, B.C. to be extremely challenging. Relentless snowfall on Vancouver Island of late has challenged operators to find appropriate places to place cleared snow.

Men's Health looks at synthetic turf/cancer question

The question as to whether there is a link between synthetic turf sports fields and cancer is being addressed on Men's Health magazine's website. It revisits the possible connection between crumb rubber infill and diagnoses of cancer among soccer players, especially goalkeepers.

Ash tree removal in Hamilton begins Feb. 13

The removal of about 66 dead or dying ash trees in Hamilton, Ont.'s Confederation Park will begin Feb. 13. The city believes the emerald ash borer has the potential to destroy Hamilton's entire ash population by 2020.

$1M project to restore Fort Mac's urban forest

Tree Canada, a national tree planting charity, will invest $1 million to restore the urban forests destroyed last year by wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alta. Funding for the project has been furnished by CN Rail.
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Flooded Sydney ball diamond restored and ready

A baseball diamond in Sydney, N.S. that had undergone extensive renovations last spring only to find itself under 2.5 metres of water following a Thanksgiving Day storm, has been completely repaired and is ready for its May re-opening. » Read more...

Western Canada Turfgrass Association Conference

Feb. 15-17, 2017
Location: Penticton, B.C.
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Ontario Turfgrass Symposium

Feb. 22-23, 2017
Location: University of Guelph, Rozanski Hall
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