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March 1, 2017
NEWS 
 

St. John' s lawn care company under investigation

A lawn care company in St. John's, Nfld. is being investigated for allegedly offering pest control services without a licence during a three-year period between 2013 and 2016. No charges have yet been laid against Green Lawn.


Mild weather could come with a price for turf

Winter temperatures that have soared into double digit figures this week in southern Ontario and other areas, including the U.S. midwest, could come with a price. Experts say the fluctuations in temperature without snow cover is apt to put stress on golf course turf and home lawns.


Registration open for SIMA symposium

Registration is open for the 20th anniversary SIMA Snow & Ice Symposium to be held June 20-23 in Montreal. The event includes a trade show on June 21 and 22, education sessions, networking opportunities and connections with manufacturers.


Hamilton begins plan to increase urban forest cover

The city of Hamilton, Ont. is launching a two-year study aimed at growing its urban forest canopy. The city wishes to achieve a 30 per cent cover, but may find the goal somewhat lofty after having to cut thousands of trees to combat destruction caused by the emerald ash borer.
 
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CBC show explores link between golf and cancer

CBC television takes a swing at golf on Thursday, March 2 in an episode of The Nature of Things with David Suzuki. The program attempts to correlate chemical usage on golf courses with cancer. » Read more...
 
Events 
 

Canadian Golf Course Management Conference

October 19-20, 2017
Location: Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, KY.
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