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Cottony ash psyllid joins threat against Winnipeg’s ash trees

It's not just the emerald ash borer that is threatening the health of ash trees. Adding to the threat are "jumping tree lice" – better known as the cottony ash psyllid – that is attacking Winnipeg's ash trees.

Walking barefoot on turf has health benefits: study

Research suggests that walking barefoot on turfgrass is beneficial and boosts both physical and mental health among human beings. The research suggests that direct physical contact with the ground might have beneficial physiological effects because the earth’s surface has a negative charge and is constantly generating electrons that could neutralize free radicals, acting as antioxidants.

Dogs suspected for Toronto park’s turf failure

The turf at Toronto's Berczy Park has apparently gone to the dogs. Large bare patches at the Wellington Street park were thought to have been caused by a lack of irrigation, but it's now suspected that dogs are to blame.

Moncton bylaw: mow your lawn or be fined

Moncton has passed a city bylaw requiring all lawns, weeds and other grasses to be maintained under 20 centimetres in length. Failure to comply can cost property owners fines ranging from $140 to $2,100.
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Cameron Shaw

University outreach coordinator was former future super of year

The future of Canada’s professional turf and grounds maintenance industry is in good hands. From coast to coast, several bright, young superstars have been making a difference in the industry, paving the way for the next wave of up-and-coming professionals. This week, we profile the ninth (in alphabetical order) of our Top 10 Under 40 roster of selected recipients: Cameron Shaw. » Read More
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Sports Turf Canada Ontario Field Day

September 20, 2018
Location: Belleville, Ont.
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