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March 6, 2019
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Manitoba remains on watch for emerald ash borer activity

The emerald ash borer remains a threat in Manitoba in spite of an extremely cold winter in the province. Manitobans were hoping the extreme cold would have killed off the invasive insect, but many have survived and are expected to continue to destroy ash trees.

Revamped website offers landscapers better look at propane options

The Propane Education & Research Council recently launched a new look for its website to better showcase all the things propane can do, including how propane maintenance equipment can help professional landscape contractors.

Kamloops using growth regulators on sports turf

The City of Kamloops is looking to reduce mowing operations on its sports fields this summer by applying plant growth regulators. The strategy is expected to make the turf more durable for user groups and requires less downtime and maintenance, less irrigation during hot summer months and about 40 per cent less mowing.

P.E.I. on alert for invasive browntail moth caterpillar

Prince Edward Island is on the alert for an invasive caterpillar that poses a threat to not only oak trees but to humans as well. The browntail moth caterpillar feeds on oak trees and its hairs give off a toxin when touched.
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Victoria mayor says city’s cherry blossoms are safe

Victoria's cherry blossom trees are safe, the city's mayor says. Lisa Helps said there has been no council decision to remove the trees and replace them with native species. She said the city has a policy to replace non-native plants with native species, but it doesn't apply to trees. » Read More

Canadian Golf Course Management Conference

March 4 - 7, 2019
Location: Banff, Alta.
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SIMA 22nd Snow & Ice Symposium

June 25 - 28, 2019
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
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TPI Summer Convention & Field Days

July 23 - 25, 2019
Location: Minneapolis, Minn.
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