GCSAA, coalition taking a stand on proposed WOTUS regulation
GCSAA has joined with 35 other national organizations on the Waters Advocacy Coalition to voice concerns about the proposed "Waters of the U.S." regulation. The coalition, which also includes golf industry groups such as the PGA of America, NGCOA, CMAA, NCA, ASGCA and GCBAA represents the industry voices for agriculture, construction, energy, forestry and wildlife conservation, all of which would be affected by expanding jurisdiction of the federal Clean Water Act.
Scholarships available through Healthy Turf, Healthy Tomorrow
GCSAA Class A or superintendent members can apply to receive one of two Plant Health Scholarships for continuing education in the area of plant health. The $2,500 scholarships are a part of Healthy Turf, Healthy Tomorrow program, which benefits GCSAA members and the EIFG. Applications are due by Oct. 10.
Apply now for the ELGAs
Be recognized for your commitment to environmental stewardship by applying for the GCSAA/Golf Digest Environmental Leaders in Golf Awards. This year the awards, presented in partnership with Syngenta and Rain Bird, will feature a new criteria, but winners will still be recognized in GCSAA media and at the Golf Industry Show. Applications are due by Sept. 30.
Congrats to August's newly certified member
Congratulations to Eric H. Frazier, CGCS at Willow Oaks Country Club, Richmond, Va., the latest GCSAA member to earn status as a Certified Golf Course Superintendent. Frazier is a member of the Old Dominion GCSA. Learn which GCSAA members renewed their CGCS status last month.
Reminder: Watson Fellowship applications due Oct. 1
If you are pursuing your master's degree or Ph.D. in a field related to golf course management, don't miss your chance to apply for the Dr. James Watson Fellowship Program. Applications for the awards, funded by The Toro Co., are due by Oct. 1.
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