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Alberta bans elm pruning to ward off disease spread

A province-wide elm tree pruning ban has gone into effect in Alberta as a means to stop the spread of Dutch elm disease. The ban is in effect from April 1 to Sept. 30. Any pruning that is to be done will have to wait until the winter months.

Lawns still being gouged in spite of sidewalk markers

Toronto-area residents who install edge markers on their front lawns in an attempt to keep sidewalk plow operators on track are finding the practice to be a hit and miss exercise. Grass along the sidewalk edges is still being gouged. “The (city) councillors are more concerned about how many chickens one can have in their back yard than to take care of this problem," one irate resident said.

Saskatchewan laments wintry delay of golf season

Saskatchewan has one of Canada's shortest golf seasons as it is, but the prolonged winter seems destined to shorten it even more. Golf courses in the province are hoping Mother Nature will make an about face soon. Golf courses typically open in Saskatchewan during the week of April 20-27, but this year could be delayed until the first week of May.

GreenJacket to distribute TarpDevil in U.S.A.

TarpDevil and GreenJacket have entered into a business partnership that will see the latter become become the master distributor in the United States for the turf cover collecting and deploying machine.
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Manitoba golf course seeks taxpayers’ assistance

The Souris Golf Club in Manitoba is asking for taxpayer support to help it overcome a debt load attributed to years of lost revenue due to flooding and the costs of a new clubhouse. » Read More

World Stadium Congress 2018

May 7-9, 2018
Location: The Netherlands
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21st annual Snow & Ice Conference

June 26-29, 2018
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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