Frog-friendly Golf Course Ponds?

12.10.04-CaitlinKightBy Caitlin Kight 

August 5th 2012

Nearly half of all amphibian species in the world are experiencing population declines, and one of the major causes of these negative trends is habitat loss--something that will likely only grow worse as human populations expand in the coming years. A major management question, then, is how we can alter existing habitats to make them more suitable for amphibians.

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OTRF Tournament Day @ St.Georges

12.08.26-OTRF.logoOn Monday, September 9th, the Ontario Turfgrass Research Foundation held its annual fundraising golf tournament at St. George's Golf and Country Club in Etobicoke and what a terrific day this turned out to be. From the moment participants arrived they were treated to first class service from the historic and highly regarded club.

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2012 OTRF Update

By Corrie Almack, OTRF Research Chair

As part of our commitment to collaborate with the CTRF and the other provincial turfgrass foundations, we would like to share with you our plans for turfgrass research funding in 2012 and provide you with a copy of the new OTRF Turfgrass Research Priorities.

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Canadian Turf Research Foundation 2012 Update

12.03.15-CTRF-logo3By Jerry Rousseau

The Canadian Turfgrass Research Foundation (CTRF) is a national coalition of research organizations who support turfgrass research in Canada at the national level.  Besides provincial turfgrass research bodies, it includes Golf Canada and the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA).  The CTRF was established in 1981 and holds charitable status.  The CTRF celebrated 30 years of operations in July of 2011 and is currently being managed by the CGSA.

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