March 13, 2019 – It's not uncommon to find artificial turf in several locations within the Langford, B.C. area. It has been installed in most public spaces, along boulevards and on road medians, and the trend is becoming increasingly more popular. In fact, a local bylaw states that all new development in the city must have artificial turf frontages.
March 7, 2019 – A farmhouse built in 1861 and declared a heritage property has been relocated on the site of a Kitchener park that will be home to new sports fields and other amenities. The former farmhouse will serve as washroom facilities during the second phase of the RBJ Schlegel Park project. Two artificial fields, one natural field, a cricket pitch and a multi-purpose field are part of the project's first phase.
March 1, 2019 – The City of Kamloops is looking to reduce mowing operations on its sports fields this summer by applying plant growth regulators. The strategy is expected to make the turf more durable for user groups and requires less downtime and maintenance, less irrigation during hot summer months and about 40 per cent less mowing.
Feb. 27, 2019 – Victoria's cherry blossom trees are safe, the city's mayor says. Lisa Helps said there has been no council decision to remove the trees and replace them with native species. She said the city has a policy to replace non-native plants with native species, but it doesn't apply to trees.
Feb. 26, 2019 – The head groundskeeper for Toronto's BMO Field says he has to be part scientist and part con man when getting the field game ready for play in February. Robert Heggie said he is trying to convince the turf that it is May and not February, and is trying to be careful that it doesn't think it's July.
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SIMA 22nd Snow & Ice Symposium
June 25-28, 2019
TPI Summer Convention & Field Days
July 23-25, 2019