Release: May 23, 2013
CropLife Canada is launching a Twitter campaign to raise awareness about the value of urban pesticides in our communities. As we all know, healthy lawns, gardens and public parks play an important role in our society – they increase pride in our communities, encourage physical activity, provide food and habitat for wildlife, produce oxygen and store carbon and pollution among other things.
Read more: Croplife Canada Launches Twitter Campaign
Pesticide Issue Update – May, 2013
By Jerry Rousseau
The pesticide issue was heating up once again in BC as we approached the provincial election. Media and pollsters certainly had people believing the NDP would become our new government which for sportsturf and golf course managers, was sure to mean swiftly introduced, restrictive pesticide use legislation. Cause for worry, it wasn’t clear where sportsturf would stand as the NDP’s previously introduced bills flip-flopped between full and partial provincial bans.
Read more: BC Pesticide Issue Update May 2013