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Grub populations have exploded on lawns throughout New Brunswick, lawn care professionals say

Not only are the larvae of chafer beetles present in large populations, the raccoons, skunks and crows looking for a tasty treat are tearing up lawns left and right.

Golf rounds in B.C. during pandemic’s second year more than doubled first-year figures

Growth of the game more than doubled at British Columbia’s largest golf courses during the second year of the pandemic with a 14.3 per cent increase in the number of rounds played. This compares with a 6.5 per cent increase in the pandemic’s first year over 2019 figures.

Indigenous-owned landscape/snow removal business founded in Winnipeg following job loss due to COVID

Brendan Merasty is the owner of Macho Maintenance, an Indigenous-owned business that serves the Winnipeg area with additional services that include home repairs, junk removal and moving and hauling.

B.C. recreational park falls into disrepair while nearby new facility is in planning stages

While a brand new sports and recreation park is in the planning stages for Campbell Field in the Regional District of Central Kootenay, B.C., a mere seven kilometres away lies another such park that has fallen into disrepair after years of neglect.
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Bunkers, Pits & Other Hazards: A Guide to the Design, Maintenance, and Preservation of Golf’s Essential Elements

You are holding a book about inconveniences. But, unlike those unpleasant interruptions in life when we bite into a sour strawberry or encounter a pothole that costs us an expensive new tire, the interruptions covered here lead a dual life. While they are inconvenient on the surface, they are essential to the core. They force decisions. The correct routes will bring triumph and even fame. The bad choices will bring ruin and even long-term fears. The risky paths—whether conquered or failed—intensify the experience.

As every golfer knows, hazards are the heart and soul of the game of golf. Hazards come in all shapes, sizes, and configurations, from sand bunkers and waste areas to lakes and natural watercourses. Their placement and use in design are the most defining components of a golf course.
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Don’t get caught skimping on safety in golf course maintenance shops

A disorganized golf course maintenance shop is an accident waiting to happen. Whether there are batteries stored on the floor, tools carelessly leaning against walls, flammable materials stored under stairwells, electrical outlets overloaded or any one of a dozen other safety infringements, a major fire, a serious injury or a loss of life could occur. » Read more...

SIMA Snow & Ice Symposium

June 21-24, 2022
Location: Milwaukee, WI
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