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Vandals target soccer fields in Vernon, B.C.

Vandals targeted five soccer fields in Vernon, B.C. during the weekend, causing extensive damage to one field and significant harm to another. The general manager of a neighbouring indoor soccer facility said barriers must be installed to prevent future access to the fields, suggesting the associated cost is still cheaper than repairing the fields themselves.

Lions quarterback to talk turf at WCTA conference

B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay will be the keynote speaker in February at the Western Canada Turfgrass Association’s 2018 conference in Richmond, B.C.

Toro’s Cochrane wins CGSA’s Steel award

Barry Cochrane, general sales manager in Canada for the Toro Company, has been named the 2017 John B. Steel Award winner. The award is presented annually by the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association to an individual deemed to have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of the profession of golf course superintendent.

Landscape NS gives back to veterans

Landscape Nova Scotia has embarked on a new program called LNS Remembers in which donations of professional landscaping work is being done to spruce up cenotaph sites, Royal Canadian Legion branch locations and cemeteries for veterans. "They (LNS members) believe in giving back to the communities they serve, and a great way to do that is to help the veterans who have given so much to the rest of us," LNS executive director Sean Kirby said.
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Report challenges safety claims of artificial turf

A new report called Synthetic turf: industry's claims versus the science challenges claims made by the synthetic turf industry that artificial fields are safe, suggesting samples tested found numerous heavy metals, chemicals and carcinogens. The report was released by Environment and Human Health, Inc. » 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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