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January 9, 2019
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Irrigation disruption, dust may hamper bowling pitch

The Simcoe, Ont. Lawn Bowling Club will be facing a number of challenges this summer as scheduled repair work to an abutting street threatens to disrupt its irrigation supply as well as possibly spew dust onto the pitch, create ground tremors and emit noise. The club is particularly concerned with a lack of parking while the work is being done, something that could prove difficult during major tournaments.

Crows lose nesting grounds with new development

Clear cutting of an area near Halifax's Mount Saint Vincent University has displaced a long-standing crow roost, forcing birds that have nested there for centuries to seek new nesting grounds. The tree clearing aimed at accommodating new housing development has upset neighbouring residents.

New sports field facility will go ahead with or without provincial funding

A new track facility, including a natural turf infield, will go ahead for North Delta Secondary School in Ladner, B.C., whether or not the provincial government kicks in any funding. The municipality has guaranteed funding for the project up to $10 million.

Cornwall minor baseball worried about diamonds

Will suspicions of a pending move of baseball diamonds from Cornwall, Ont.'s Legion Park adversely affect the city's minor baseball program? Talk of new development along the city's waterfront – including at Legion Park – continues to be heard and could adversely affect the local baseball program if building plans should become a reality.
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Vancouver nearly doubles 2019 parks capital budget

Vancouver's parks will benefit in 2019 from a capital budget almost doubled from that of 2018. The additional funds that are earmarked for parks and recreation projects in the city reflect Vancouver's growth in recent years. » 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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