Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 06:29 Wednesday, 30 January 2013 06:23
I know I have posted articles about this before but I find it facinating that it is happening and better yet that it works. Another article/video has been posted about a golf course, this time in Roanoke Virginia that is using goats to help control unwanted vegetation on the property.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 October 2012 10:19 Wednesday, 31 October 2012 10:13
The Government of BC has posted an interesting site on their webpage as it pertains to golf couse development. Although it is not all encompassing it does offer valuble information as well some good websites to visit.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 October 2012 09:40 Wednesday, 31 October 2012 09:31
Now I have seen everything. At a golf course in California last week a live shark fell from the sky, likely dropped by a predatory bird.
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Last Updated on Monday, 27 August 2012 16:45 Monday, 27 August 2012 16:36
This is not the first article I have posted on this topic but it is certainly interesting. It would be good to see more courses using wildlife to control some course problems. In this piece the Presidio Golf Course in San Francisco uses goats to control some plant problems.
Last Updated on Monday, 25 June 2012 07:47 Monday, 25 June 2012 07:37
All Golf Course Superintendents understand that their properties are not environmental disasters and in fact most Superintendents work very hard to increase the envirionmental standards at their course. Quilchena Golf Club Superintendent Jason Hooper is no different as his blog describes.
Last Updated on Thursday, 09 June 2011 06:18 Thursday, 09 June 2011 06:05
Originally designed by Alister MacKenzie and built in 1932, the Sharp Park Golf Course in San Fransisco is facing an uncertain future as it is being sued by several conservation groups including the Sierra Club.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 March 2011 05:41 Wednesday, 30 March 2011 05:27
The maintenance staff at Penticton Golf and Country Club did a little turtle farming last year. Here is the story in the words of Superintendent Larry Olson.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 February 2011 07:02 Tuesday, 22 February 2011 06:45
Journalist Robert Fagan describes the environmentally friendly and innovative method that Pasatiempo Golf Club is using to clear their steep slopes of invasive plant species and overgrowth.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 March 2011 14:57 Monday, 31 January 2011 16:38
Naturalizing the golf course can lead to savings, but these areas are not maintenance free. This balanced article in Golf Course Industry looks at the costs and benefits of naturalized areas.
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