May is First Green Month

14.04.06-First.Green.logoMay is First Green month, and golf courses across the U.S. and Canada are hosting local schools for First Green STEM* field trips.   In a First Green field trip, golf course superintendents host students where they test water quality, collect soil samples, identify plants, design plantings, and calculate the square footage of parts of the golf course that the superintendents deal with every day.

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Turf Research Double Shot - 2016 Contributors so far and Project Funding Announcement

12.02.01-Research Contribrs200The turgrass research funding year begins with our annual conference and trade show.  At that time, we receive contributions from allied organizations like the BC Golf Superintendents Association and Kwantlen University Turf Club along with revenues generated from our Silent Auction and other fundraisers.

Every WCTA member contributes too!  Unique to our association, 10% of member dues go directly toward research project funding right off the top.

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WCTA Report for BCGSA April 2016

12.04.24-WCTAlogo-grassonly.jpgprepared by Jerry Rousseau

Thank you for the opportunity to present a report.

Our largest annual undertaking, the 53rd Annual WCTA Conference and Trade Show held for the first time in Whistler, BC, is now part of this association's history.  Feedback on the education program, food, venue, service and surroundings, among other things, has been tremendously positive and we’re very happy that both exhibitors and delegates thoroughly enjoyed the event.  

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A Note of Thanks to 2016 WCTA Conference Exhibitors & Sponsors on behalf of the WCTA Board of Directors and Members

15.06.05-2016.conf.teaser.smOn behalf of the WCTA Board of Directors and entire membership, we would like to thank our event sponsors, Syngenta, Prairie Coast Equipment, Toro Irrigation, Bayer and Isle Golf Cars and the following exhibitors who participated in our 2016 conference and trade show:  (WCTA members & partners in bold).

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