Free GCSAA Webinars Approved for AB CEU Points!

Our application to the Alberta Ministry of Environment for Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) webinars has been approved for Alberta CEU’s.

Of nine applications submitted, three were approved for Alberta pesticide applicator certificate holders’ continuing education units (see below for session descriptions and point values).  

The GCSAA webinars are available to anyone – WCTA or GCSAA membership is not required and there is no deadline to take advantage of this free offer.


Visit GCSAA’s website to create a username and password. After doing so, and if your are not a GCSAA member, contact Lisa Wick at and she can connect you to the Canadian Credits category. Then log into the Learning Hub and go to the Canadian Credit category to find the applicable Version for CEC/CEU that has no fee and register.

Each On Demand webinar includes the recording and a short quiz required to earn CEUs. Once completed, you can download your certificate of completion which must then be forwarded to Devon Smiegielski at the Alberta Ministry of Environment.

Contact GCSAA at 800-472-7878 or by email to  with questions about the webinars.  


Enhancing Your Weed Control Program: Cool-season Turf
Why didn’t the herbicide kill the weed? In this 90-minute webinar, Aaron Patton, Ph.D., will help you know how to answer that question for yourself and improve your weed control program in your cool-season turf by better understanding herbicide activity and weed biology. 
AB CEU value: 1 Pest Management

Optimizing Your Annual Bluegrass Weevil Management Program
The annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) is a severely destructive insect pest of golf course turfgrass throughout the eastern US and Canada.  In this 2-hour webinar, Ben McGraw, Ph.D., discusses the keys to successful ABW management, including proper timing and selection of chemical controls, effects of cultural practices, and alternatives to chemical insecticides.
AB CEU value: 1 Human Health and Safety

Factors that Affect Pesticide Fate and Behavior on the Golf Course
Travis Gannon, Ph.D., will help you learn more about the biological and chemical attributes of pesticides and how they behave after application on your course. 
AB CEU value:  1 Environment