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February 13, 2019

CGSA conference comes to Banff

Banff, Alta. is the setting for the Canadian Golf Course Management Conference, scheduled for March 4-7. The event, presented by the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association, will feature more than 15 hours of education sessions as well as a two-day trade show.

Beware of ice melting products’ negative qualities

Ice melting products have their attributes, but they have their downsides, too, the home editor of Consumer Reports warns. Salt can seep into porous pavement, damaging walkways and driveways, and can harm plants and the paws of pets, Paul Hope says. Using less and mixing it with sand may be the better option.

Duffer: living the life in the hospital

I found myself in the hospital not long ago to be checked over for some pain that was giving me grief. I’m generally a rather healthy guy who’ll usually experience nothing more serious than the common cold. Consequently, I rarely set foot in a hospital.

N.B.’s largest black walnut may fall to development

A black walnut tree in downtown Fredericton, believed to be perhaps the largest of its kind in New Brunswick, could be in jeopardy as a result of planned new development. The black walnut is uncommon in New Brunswick, and it is believed there are less than 100 of the tree species in the entire province.
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Coping with stress

Health & safety: coping with stress

A healthy workplace promotes the total health and well-being of its employees and strives to protect them from psychological harm, including stress. A recent white paper released by Morneau-Shepell and the Mental Health Commission of Canada reveals that more than a third (34 per cent) of Canadians cite workplace stress as the primary cause of their mental health issue. » Read More
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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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Canadian Golf Course Management Conference

March 4 - 7, 2019
Location: Banff, Alta.
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