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Researcher raising wasps to battle ash borer

The destructive emerald ash borer has a new enemy that could help put the brakes on the insect's path of ruin. Canadian researchers have raised enemy wasps as part of new bio-control program.

CBC explores link between golf and cancer

CBC television takes a swing at golf on Thursday, March 2 in an episode of The Nature of Things with David Suzuki. The program attempts to correlate chemical usage on golf courses with cancer.

Medical website takes in-depth look at synthetic turf

An article on a website designed for health care professionals questions the safety of synthetic turf sports surfaces. Although the doctor-written article acknowledges artificial playing fields have vastly improved over the decades, it provokes comparisons with natural turf fields in terms of player safety and health.

‘Mow-na Lisa’ created on Czech countryside slope

A giant-sized portrait of Leonardo da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa has been created in the Czech countryside at Dolni Kalna, using a pair of Spider mowers on a grass canvas that measured 200 metres by 250 metres.

Research project explores watering sports fields during drought

A Brock University research project is set to determine if watering sports fields during periods of intense drought is worth the time, expense and best use of the resource.

Landscape takes money, doesn’t do job: Global TV

A Mississauga, Ont. landscape contractor is in hot water following an investigation by Global News. According to customers, he is taking their money and not providing the service for which he was contracted.

Vandals carve message into Trump-owned green

A group of vandals, calling themselves an “anonymous environmental activist collective,” caused extensive damage to a Donald Trump-owned golf course in California on Sunday, carving a message with six-foot-tall letters into a green. The vandals claimed the deed was done in response to the U.S. president’s recent decision to gut existing protection policies.

Moncton beats clock to have fields soccer-ready

Often is the case when an individual does his best work when faced with the pressure of a deadline. Such was the circumstance in Moncton, N.B., last summer when four natural turf soccer fields needed to be whipped into shape in time for the Canadian Under 14 Soccer Championships played in October.

Osoyoos, B.C.’s urban forestry bylaw raises concerns

In a letter to the editor of the Osoyoos Times, a man has expressed serious concerns about the impact an urban forestry bylaw will have on the British Columbia town.

Superintendent gives take on Seymour’s new back nine

The Seymour (B.C.) Golf & Country Club opened its new back nine holes in June, and superintendent Jim McGarvey gives his take on what led to the redesign and how the project progressed.

Landscape Ontario IPM Symposium

Jan. 8, 2018
Location: Cohen Ballroom, Toronto, Ont
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Landscape Ontario Congress

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