WCTA and ATRF Collaborate with Turf & Rec on Largest Equipment Rental Show in Canada

By WCTA staff

Without a field day in Alberta since prior to COVID, the WCTA brass figured a fall field day for the Calgary area was long overdue.  In the early planning stages, a keen host came forward (Eagle Lake Sod) along with a production partner in the Alberta Turfgrass Research Foundation and best friend of turf, Jason Pick.  READ MORE


Message to Golf Courses from Health Canada

By Jerry Rousseau In late May, Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency, the federal legislator for pesticides, circulated a three-page notice to major national and regional/provincial industry associations on the subject of golf course pesticide use.  READ MORE  

National Golf Day Highlights Golf’s Positive Impact on Canadians - New Economic Impact Study Released

Via NGCOA Canada OTTAWA, May 23, 2024 – After a four-year pause due to COVID-19, the National Allied Golf Associations (NAGA) are on Parliament Hill leading National Golf Day and discussing with Parliamentarians the many positive benefits of golf for Canadians.  READ MORE  

Japanese Beetle Flight Season Begins June 15th

via Invasive Species Council of BC Soon, the Japanese beetle flight season will begin as temperatures consistently reach around 21°C! During this time, the beetles will fly aimlessly, in search of their favourite plants (300 different species) or a mate.  READ MORE  

Message from the President - Early Season 2024

Dear WCTA Members, I hope this message finds you well. On a personal note, I am thrilled to share that I have recently been promoted to Acting Manager of Parks at the City of Courtenay. The transition into this new role has kept me incredibly busy, and for that reason, I apologize for the delay in sending this President’s message.  READ MORE  

Gone Phishing

By Jerry Rousseau It’s June 5 and in the last few days, I’ve received multiple reports from WCTA members of phishing scams.  If you don’t know what these are, you might be part of the problem😀!  READ MORE  

Keep an Eye out For WCTA Member Directory

By WCTA staff The annual ‘Western Canada Turfgrass Association Member Directory’ arrived at Canada Post on June 3rd and is coming to a mailbox near you soon!  READ MORE  


April 3, 2024 Effective immediately, the mailing address of the Western Canada Turfgrass Association has changed to the following:  READ MORE  

Dues are Due

April 3, 2024 Dear WCTA Members,  READ MORE