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August 30, 2017
NEWS 
 

Rescued owl returned to golf course birthplace

A young owl born at Redwoods Golf Course in Langley, B.C. has been returned to its birthplace after having been rescued and rehabilitated after a fall in late June. The golf course later made a donation of $500 to the non-profit agency responsible for the bird's rehabilitation.


Research project explores watering sports fields during drought

A Brock University research project is set to determine if watering sports fields during periods of intense drought is worth the time, expense and best use of the resource.


Vancouver seeks public’s help to water trees

Vancouver is appealing to its citizens to help water recently-planted trees amidst the city's long, dry summer. Vancouver's $6.3-million investment in its urban forest could be in jeopardy without outside help.


CNLA presents top landscaping awards of excellence

Four Canadian landscaping companies and a garden centre were recently honoured by the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association with awards of excellence for having demonstrated the "best of the best" in landscape horticulture.
 
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Swale makes Guelph diamonds ‘unsafe’ for adults

A swale between two new ball diamonds in Guelph, Ont. was created to improve drainage, but has since been deemed by the city as unsafe for play by adult baseball leagues. At least one user group says the city's consensus is "a little ridiculous." » Read more...
 
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Communities in Bloom National Symposium on Parks & Grounds & Awards

Sept. 13-16, 2017
Location: Gatineau/Ottawa National Capital Region
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GIE + EXPO

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