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December 12, 2018
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Elk, deer turning Alberta turf areas into ‘salad bars’

Not wanting the turf areas of their recreational spaces and schoolyards to serve as salad bars for roaming elk and deer, officials in Banff and Canmore are considering fencing off those areas. The hungry ungulates are attracted to large patches of grass.

Slit drainage helps keep fields in play

The evacuation of water on a sports field is that much faster when it has been prepared with slit drainage. This leads to fewer cancellations, better field playability and less wear.

Duffer…a new twist on TV dating

Remember The Dating Game? If you’re younger than 50 you may not. How about Love Connection? If you’re younger than 35, you may not. For those of you who don’t remember either of these TV “game” shows or may possibly have never even heard of them, don’t fret.

Ash borer may change Halifax landscape significantly

The Halifax region has lost three ash trees so far to the emerald ash borer and further damage will result in a significant alteration to the aesthetics of the area, the municipality's superintendent of urban forestry says. The eastward-moving insect made its arrival in the area in September.
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Stanley Thompson

Prince Albert physician pens history book about Stanley Thompson

One of Canada's most renowned and important golf course architects is the subject of a new historical publication written by a Prince Albert, Sask. physician. Dr. James Harris has completed Stanley Thompson and Icons of Canada, a five-year project that delves into the life and career of the architect who designed upwards of 150 golf courses in Canada, the United States, the Caribbean and South America. » Read More

Landscape Ontario Congress

January 8 - 10, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Golf Industry Show

February 2 - 7, 2019
Location: San Diego, Calif.
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Ontario Turfgrass Symposium

February 20 - 21, 2019
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WCTA annual conference and show

February 20 - 22, 2019
Location: Richmond, B.C.
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