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Thunder Bay to inject ash trees against ash borer

Thunder Bay, Ont. plans to inject upwards of 900 ash trees with a biopesticide to protect them against the emerald ash borer. Injections are slated to begin in July and continue through August.

It’s year-round work for golf’s superintendents

For most Canadian golfers, the opportunity to play in their own country lasts about six months, but for those responsible for a golf course's upkeep, it's a year-round job.

Alberta golf club braces for water shortage this year

A federally owned Alberta golf course could be facing a water shortage this summer. Low water levels in 2016 forced the Cold Lake Golf & Winter Club to use fire hydrants for irrigation purposes. The club has a new pump house this season, but is still concerned about having enough water for irrigation.

Removal of uninfected ash trees upsets residents

Residents of one of Barrie, Ont.'s older neighbourhoods aren't pleased with the city's plans to remove century-old ash trees that are not yet infected by the emerald ash borer. They argue the trees can be treated with a pesticide so that they can be saved.
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Golf club grows under new ownership, veteran super

Led by a veteran superintendent and a newly-hired, seasoned general manager, the nearly 90-year-old Port Colborne Golf & Country Club is bouncing back under a new ownership, already boosting its membership numbers. » Read more...


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