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Trees need better protection: Abbotsford councillor

A better job of protecting trees in Abbotsford, B.C. must be done, a local councillor claims, after acknowledging the city lost about seven per cent of its tree cover between 2005 and 2015. Planting a sapling doesn't make up for the loss of a mature tree, she says.

Body count increase could lead to more charges

Toronto landscaper Bruce McArthur may be facing additional charges now that the remains of at least six people have been found in the investigation into the disappearances and deaths of area men.

Fire crews battle landscaping warehouse blaze

While firefighters in Burnaby, B.C. were trying to douse a landscaping company's warehouse that was stocked with fuel and pesticides on Tuesday, motorists were impeding their efforts by driving over a fire hose. Driving over a hose in British Columbia is illegal.

Audubon certification awarded to pair of N.S. courses

Two Nova Scotia golf courses have been designated Audubon cooperative sanctuaries, becoming only the second and third courses in the province to earn the elite honour. Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs met the stringent criteria to earn their spot among the world's 890 sanctuaries.
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Charlottetown maintains pesticide ban exemption

Exemptions in Charlottetown, P.E.I.'s cosmetic pesticide bylaw will remain in place after the city's mayor was forced to break a tie vote on whether or not to remove the exemptions. The debate focused on the exemption to use banned products in the event of an infestation. » Read More

Western Canada Turfgrass Association conference

Feb. 14-16, 2018
Location: Richmond, B.C.
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Ontario Turfgrass Symposium

Feb. 21, 2018
Location: University of Guelph
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