Buzzwords……Like Earth Day

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Earth Day 2014

Originally posted on Pheasant Run GC Turf Department Maintenance Blog:

As opposed to droning on and on about the good things we do for the environment. I am re-blogging last years Earth Day post. I was also fortunate to be asked to give what my environmental impact to the game of golf has meant to me by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America

http://www.gcsaa.org/Special/Reflections-on-Sustainability.aspx

Happy Earth Day to everyone. Earth Day marks the four-year anniversary of the introduction of the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program becoming law in Ontario. For many courses IPM is a basis for management, while others have seen or undertaken little to no change in their course management philosophy. Earth Day always seem to be synonymously paired with sustainability or sustainable environmental practices. To me sustainability is the most overused phrase used in golf right now. The governing bodies of golf throw sustainability around as if its such an easy goal to attain.

Here at Pheasant…

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One comment

  1. Brenda Evans · April 22

    Hi Andrew

    I really enjoyed this article, it is a nice reminder of what a great oasis the golf course is for everyone and every creature. Thanks, Brenda

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