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July 19, 2017
NEWS 
 

Chinch bug controversy prevails in Charlottetown

City officials in Charlottetown, P.E.I. says some lawn care customers are getting bad advice from the professionals caring for their lawns. Claims are being made that chinch bug infestations have taken over some lawns, but city officials say customers shouldn't be so quick to believe the existence of the pests equates to an infestation.


Canadian angle in Washington course’s reopening

A geographic anomaly in the state of Washington that makes ground transportation to other parts of the state impossible without travel through British Columbia has been the home for years of a once popular golf course. The Point Roberts Golf & Country Club, however, has been closed since last year, but new ownership with a Canadian angle has given it a new lease on life.


TPI seeks member input for Tucson conference

In preparation for its International Education Conference and Field Day in February, Turfgrass Producers International is seeking input for presentation proposals for the event in Tucson, Ariz.


Busy Halifax intersection becoming new urban forest

One of Halifax's busiest intersections – a currently underutilized green space – is being planted with 3,200 seedlings to add to the city's urban forest.
 
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Golfer donates $400K towards hole’s improvement

A hole at Alberta's Innisfail Golf Club, known for its poor drainage over the years, has been given a complete facelift, thanks to the generosity of one of the club's members. The member, who wishes to remain anonymous, donated $400,000 toward improvements to the Hazelwood nine's sixth hole. » Read more...
 
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Oct. 19-20, 2017
Location: Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, KY
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