City of Kamloops to Host 2022 Summer Field Day

After a lengthy hiatus for well-known reasons, the Western Canada Turfgrass Association (WCTA) and Sports Turf Canada (STC) are very excited to announce that our first summer field day since 2019 will take place July 27, 2022 at McArthur Island Park in Kamloops, BC, with a golf outing planned for July 26th, hosted by the Kamloops Golf & Country Club.  READ MORE

WCTA Online Webinar Series – ‘WOW 3.0’

The WCTA’s popular online webinar series will continue throughout 2022 with our first WOW 3.0 episode scheduled for Wednesday, May 18th.  READ MORE

Expanded Regulated Area for Japanese Beetle

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has expanded the geographic boundary of the existing Japanese beetle regulated area within the City of Vancouver, and created a new Japanese beetle regulated area within the City of Burnaby.  READ MORE

2022 WCTA Student Award Winner Announced

Every year, the WCTA sets aside up to $2500 for deserving students enrolled in an accredited Turfgrass Management program.  READ MORE

WCTA/Sports Turf Canada Partnership Reaches 10 Year Milestone

On July 7, 2012, after months of discussion, Sports Turf Canada and the Western Canada Turfgrass Association jointly announced a formalized, 5-year partnership agreement between the two organizations.  The agreement was renewed for another 5 years in 2017 and is once again up for another renewal term.  READ MORE

New CEC Tracking Software Being Tested

An administrative project first conceived eight years ago is now close to completion.  Good news for hundreds of WCTA and BCLNA members whose records are being tracked - staff has started testing the system and will begin uploading record data by early June.  READ MORE

Message from the E.D - Updated CEC Records Sent

April 14, 2022 Leslie has just finished the big job of sending updated Continuing Education Credit (CEC) point records to all BC pesticide certificate holders who we are tracking for renewal.  READ MORE

WCTA Member Directory in Production - Is Your Info Current?

Dear WCTA Members, Our annual Member Directory is under construction and scheduled for hardcopy distribution early June.  If you’ve changed jobs and/or contact information since last year's version, please take a moment to provide us your new information at the following link:  READ MORE

Turf Line Magazine - Mar/Apr 2022 in Digital Flip Format

Here's the latest Turf Line News Issue #276 exclusively in digital flip format.  Check inside for multiple major announcements including our upcoming WOW webinar, summer field day, winter conference plans and much more!  READ MORE