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Snowmobilers using golf course as sledding grounds triggering turf health concerns

Compacted snow could suffocate turf


January 21, 2021
By Northeast Now

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Snowmobilers using Carrot River, Sask.’s Pasquia Golf Course as a sledding ground may be unwittingly causing damage to the turf. A course official said snowmobiles pack down snow, suffocating the turf below and causing it to yellow by the spring. Although Pasquia Regional Park remains open during the winter months, it isn’t meant to be used by snowmobilers.

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