Thank a Golf Course Superintendent Day is Today, Sep 12, 2023

Today, golf industry organizations around the world recognize those who help keep the game going and enjoyable with “Thank a Golf Course Superintendent Day”, encouraging all those who love golf to thank their course’s superintendent and their team.   READ MORE

 


BC Turf Management Field Day Sep 21 – Message to Bosses

We’re closing in on 100 registered turf managers for the upcoming BC Turf Management Field Day, taking place Thursday, September 21, 2023 at Inter River Park in the District of North Vancouver.  READ MORE  

BC Turf Management Field – Vendor Registration Deadline Sep 14

We’re closing in on 100 registered turf managers for the upcoming BC Turf Management Field Day, taking place Thursday, September 21, 2023 at Inter River Park in the District of North Vancouver.  READ MORE  

BC Government Asking for 50% Water Use Reduction from Lower Mainland Golf Course

By WCTA staff In a letter dated, August 15, 2023, a representative from the BC Ministry of Forests asked a lower mainland golf course (not-wanting-to-be-named), to voluntarily reduce well-water use by 50% of licenced volume.  At least one other course received the same notice.  READ MORE  

Japanese Beetle Rules Changed - Ministerial Order Revoked

via CFIA Notice to industry: Changes to Japanese beetle requirements in British Columbia  READ MORE  

Look Who's Joined the WCTA - It's Been Awhile Since our Last Report!

As a unified voice for the professional golf and sportsturf management industry in western Canada, the WCTA is currently 725 members strong!  READ MORE

Just a Handful of Member Dues Outstanding

Only a handful of 2023 membership dues remain outstanding as of August 22.  In fact, 97% of WCTA members have taken care of business with only 22 more to go!  READ MORE  

2024 Annual Research Funding Call for Proposals

via Canadian Turf Research FoundationSeptember 5, 2023 2024 Annual Research Funding Call for Proposals  READ MORE  

A Sad Loss for BCLNA

via BC Landscape Nursery Association It is with great sadness that we share the news that Hedy Dyck, retired BCLNA Chief Operating Officer passed away on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023.   READ MORE