WCTA Online Webinar Series (WOW 2.0) - Episode#1 Registration Now Open


WCTA Conference All Under One Roof in Penticton, BC - Feb 16-18, 2022

Release…July 5, 2021 Catering to professional golf and sportsturf managers and the turf management industry, the Western Canada Turfgrass Association Board of Directors is pleased to announce our 59th Annual Conference and Trade Show will take place live and in-person, all under one roof at the Penticton Lakeside Resort in Penticton, British Columbia, February 16-18, 2022.  READ MORE

Hot in the City, Especially on Synthetic Fields

By WCTA staff One important but often undersold benefit of actively managed turf has been highlighted by the unprecedented and inescapable heat wave being experienced in western Canada.  That is, a turf system’s cooling effect of the surrounding air as the grass transpires.  READ MORE

Turf Manager Heads Up - New Worksafe Rules Come Into Effect Sep 1, 2021

WorksafeBC’s Board Approved 2020 Amendments to OH&S Regulation At its April 2021 meeting, WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors approved the 2020 amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. The approved amendments are as follows:  READ MORE

Dooley Family, BC Turf Club and WCTA to Partner on 2021 Pat Dooley Memorial Golf Tournament

Patrick Dooley was a promising young golfer, planning to enroll in the Kwantlen Turf Management Diploma program after high school graduation.  Sadly, Patrick passed away from a sudden illness before getting a chance to pursue his dreams.  READ MORE


ROBO-GOLF - Robotic mowers for better turf quality on golf course fairways and semi‐roughsResults from 2020 (EXCERPTS)By Trygve S. Aamlid and Karin Juul Hesselsøe, NIBIO Turfgrass Research Group, Landvik.  READ MORE

Easy to Support Turf Research with Two New Online Contribution Pages

May 31, 2021 For immediate release: The Canadian Turf Research Foundation (CTRF) is pleased to announce we’ve launched two new online contribution pages, making it easier to support turf research than ever before!  READ MORE

WCTA Supports Turf Managers by Investing in 2021 Research Projects

The WCTA Board is pleased to announce it will continue supporting important and valuable turf research in 2021.  Based on funds raised in 2020, cash available to the Research Committee for new project funding is $24,000.  READ MORE

Turf Line Magazine - May/Jun 2021 in Digital and Hardcopy

Check out the latest edition of the Turf Line News, #271 - May/Jun 2021 in both flip digital and hardcopy formats.  In this issue, our cover story, 'Fraise Mowing Coming to a Field Near You' takes a look at the City of Kamloops' new specialty turf equipment, we announce the WOW webinar series 2.0, Oregon State University posts its first report on their Turfgrass Carbon Sequestration project and much more!   READ MORE