Message to Unlicensed Golf Courses from the Ministry of Environment

As of July 1, 2016, all British Columbia golf courses are required to obtain a Pesticide User's Licence in order to legally apply pesticides.  To assist golf courses with the compliance process, Conrad Berube, MOE Officer for Vancouver Island, has provided the following instructions and weblinks.   READ MORE

National Award Given to Canada's Most Promising Sportsfield Manager

Congratulations to Joshua Carlsen for winning the 2017 Robert W. Sheard Scholarship!  READ MORE

Historic Collaboration - NTA and PNWSTMA Join Forces

The Pacific Northwest Sports Turf Managers Assocation, representing sportsfield managers throughout Oregon, Washington State and Idaho, and the Northwest Turfgrass Association, supporting golf course superintendents and turf research within similar boundaries, have reached a dual membership agreement and have committed to work together to enhance both industry sectors.  READ MORE

BC Lions Quarterback Travis Lulay to Headline WCTA 2018 Conference

Release…November 1, 2017 2018 conference and trade show organization is well underway and while our education program is on the verge of completion, the Board is excited to announce Travis Lulay of the BC Lions has been confirmed as our kick-off speaker.  READ MORE

2017 Year-End Member Report

Prepared by Jerry Rousseau The WCTA Board of Directors and staff would like to thank all WCTA members for your support and confidence in our association.  It’s been an interesting albeit productive year for the WCTA as it has for most of the turf management industry in western Canada. READ MORE

Exciting Opportunity - Leaders Needed

We are in a state of dynamic change in our association, the Turf Management Industry and the world around us.  Change is coming from all directions at all times, from both internal and external sources.  The WCTA needs leaders who can manage that change, ensuring the association remains strong and successful moving forward.  READ MORE

CGSA Announces New Executive Director

Etobicoke, Ontario, September 25, 2017 - The Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA) is pleased to announce that Jeff Calderwood will be joining the CGSA team, becoming the Executive Director effective October 2.  READ MORE

Phoma Macrostoma Good to Go

The indigenous fungus (Phoma macrostoma) was granted full registration for the sale and use of Bio-Phoma technical Herbicide this past December by Health Canada.  READ MORE

C's Groundskeeper Earns Prestigious Award

Head Groundskeeper Ross Baron named recipient of the Sports Turf Manager of the Year for the Northwest League  READ MORE