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Published study says rubber infill poses no health risk

Results of a recent study into the potential health risks associated with artificial turf's recycled rubber infill suggest no elevated threats to public health. Published in the journal Environmental Research, the study found "the use of synthetic turf fields containing recycled rubber infill would not result in unacceptable risks or hazards to adults or children."

Torontonians turn up their noses at fertilizer stench

Complaints about a foul stench on Thursday in Toronto's west end have been attributed to an organic fertilizer applied to city sports fields and parks. Torontonians tooks to social media, comparing the smell to a downtown farm and warm dog feces.

$25,000 donation boosts ball diamonds’ makeover

A $1.2-million makeover of little league baseball diamonds in Paris, Ont. received a recent boost from a local insurance company. The $25,000 donation from the Cowan Insurance Group will help cover the cost of outfield fencing.

Artificial field will cost $5M more than expected

It's going to cost an additional $5 million to construct a new artificial turf field and grandstand in Cold Lake, Alta. The unanticipated price hike is due to the need to remove more topsoil than originally thought as well as having to cut down a number of trees in order for a geotechnical test to be conducted.
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Novel idea pitched for old golf course

When extensive spring flooding left the nine-hole McArthur Island Golf Course near Kamloops, B.C. in disrepair, its owner opted not to renew his lease with the city, leaving the property in limbo. A local naturalist club, however, hopes to see the course redeveloped into a nature park and educational centre. » Read More

Landscape Ontario IPM Symposium

Jan. 8, 2017
Location: Cohen Ballroom, Toronto, Ont
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Landscape Ontario Congress

Jan. 9-11, 2018
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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