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Earth Day news:

Golf Channel partners with GCSAA for Earth Week
Golf Channel logoThe Golf Channel's Earth Week coverage continues throughout the week of April 22, with contributions from GCSAA and its members, and feature interviews with GCSAA members as well as look at issues affecting golf course maintenance.

A golf club with more eagles than most
CNN's Earth Day coverage features the Eagle Cam at The Bear Trace at Harrison Bay and its superintendent, GCSAA Class A member Paul L. Carter, CGCS.

Superintendents making a difference

Learn how these GCSAA members are embracing sustainable golf course management:

Watch Sustainable Moments:

 Sustainable Moments: The fuel island at The Old Collier GC
Sustainable Moments: The fuel island at The Old Collier GC
Posted April 9, 2014

 Sustainable Moments: Planned Wetlands at North Shore Country Club
Sustainable Moments: Planned Wetlands at North Shore Country Club
Posted Dec. 26, 2013

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Sustainable Moments: Permeable cart paths at The Old Collier Golf Club
Posted May 7, 2013

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Sustainable Moments: Natural wildlife habitat at La Playa Golf Club in Naples, Fla.
Posted July 23, 2013


GCSAA and related sustainability resources:

  • GCSAA Environment section
    Use the "quick start guide," learn about the GCSAA Environmental Profile project, read featured case studies and more.
  • The Environmental Institute for Golf
    See how GCSAA's philanthropic organization is fostering sustainability by providing funding for research grants, education programs, awareness of golf's environmental efforts and scholarships.
  • IPM Planning Guide
    A complete set of templates and reference materials to help you build a plan for your course.
  • BMPs for New York State Golf Courses
    Recently released, these BMPS were created by a collation of golf organizations, including GCSAA, the EIFG, and these GCSAA-affiliated chapters: Central New York GCSA, Finger Lakes Association of GCS, Hudson Valley GCSA, Long Island GCSA, Metropolitan GCSA, Northeastern GCSA and Western New York GCSA.
  • Environmental Best Management Practices for Virginia’s Golf Courses
    The Virginia GCSA recentlly developed the document in cooperation with representatives of Virginia Tech, Virginia governmental agencies, allied associations of the Virginia Golf Council, and private sector partners.

GCSAA Environmental Management On-Demand Webcasts: