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Canadians’ Baron named sports turf manager of year

The head groundskeeper for the Vancouver Canadians of the Northwest Baseball League has been named the league's sports turf manager of the year. The honour came as a surprise to 31-year-old Ross Baron.

Pesticide application fee a ‘tax grab’

A Charlottetown, P.E.I. city councillor wishes to do away with a $50 fee residents must pay to apply for the right to have their lawn sprayed with banned pesticides. Coun. Bob Doiron wants "to stop this tax grab."

Restored Kananaskis courses ready for 2018 return

Kananaskis Country Golf Course in Alberta is ready to return after a devastating flood nearly wiped it out four years ago. With only four of the property's 36 holes left unscathed, efforts to return the golf course to its former glory have paid off, and golf is slated to return in the spring at Mount Lorette and next summer at Mount Kidd.

Stormwater issues delay sports field’s construction

Construction of a new, high-end natural turf field at a Hamilton, Ont. high school has been delayed until the spring due to complications in obtaining city approval. Unexpected stormwater management issues are cited for the delay.
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Edmonton to take hard line on dandelion control

An explosion of dandelions this spring in Edmonton's parks and sports fields has forced city council to explore a number of options for their control with the cheapest option estimated at $2 million. » Read more...

Communities in Bloom National Symposium on Parks & Grounds & Awards

Sept. 13-16, 2017
Location: Gatineau/Ottawa National Capital Region
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Oct. 19-20, 2017
Location: Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, KY
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Landscape Ontario Snowposium

Sept. 28, 2017
Location: Milton, Ont.
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