BREAKING NEWS: Court order places nationwide hold on Clean Water Rule
On Friday, The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit issued an order temporarily blocking implementation of the Clean Water Rule (previously known as the “WOTUS” rule) nationwide. In a 2-1 ruling, the 6th Circuit judges determined that the rule was illegal and cannot be enforced nationwide. GCSAA is continuing to monitor the situation.
GCEP: Take the Pest Management Practices Survey
GCSAA needs your help to determine nationwide pest management practices through the Pest Management Practices Survey; no pesticide records required. This information provides much needed data for GCSAA to advocate on behalf of the golf course industry and superintendent profession. Without it, we won't have supporting data to back up the facts showing golf courses as professionally managed greenspaces. The GCEP is sponsored by the USGA in conjunction with the EIFG.
You could win a free trip to GIS from Bayer CropScience
The Environmental Science Division of Bayer CropScience has teamed up with the Environmental Institute for Golf to send five golf course superintendents to the 2016 Golf Industry Show in San Diego through the Bayer Superintendent Grant Program. Apply by Nov. 6 for your chance at free airfare, hotel accommodations, conference full-pack registration and $200 spending money.