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Archive for June 2013

When applying pesticides, follow the label

Audubon International is a long time member of the EPA Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP). We were recently contacted by our PESP liaison regarding the incident last week in Wilsonville, OR where an estimated 25,000 bumblebees were found dead or dying. They requested our help in spreading the word that it is imperative that products with the…

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The Landings Joins Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program

SAVANNAH, GA – The private community of The Landings on Savannah’s Skidaway Island recently became the first community in Georgia to join Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program.   “As a representative of The Landings Association, we are very pleased that this group of staff, residents and community organizations is undertaking the process to have The Landings…

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Carolina in the Morning

As the song goes” Nothing could be finer, than to be in Carolina, in the morning” or all day long for that matter.  I found this to be true as I recently spent a beautiful sunny day in North Carolina with staff from NC State and their Lonnie Poole Golf Course.  The course was registered…

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Audubon International Certified Member Merion Golf Club Hosts U.S. Open

ARDMORE, PA – Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania is hosting the U.S. Open from June 13-16, 2013. Merion is recognized by Audubon International for their accomplishments in sustainable natural resource management and has been designated a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. One of Merion’s most notable environmental accomplishments has been the installation of a green roof…

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NC State’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course Receives Audubon International Signature Certification

RALEIGH, NC – NC State University officials are pleased to announce its Lonnie Poole Golf Course has passed strict sustainability standards and become a certified Audubon International Signature Golf Sanctuary and member of the organization’s Signature Program. The golf course joins Kansas State University’s Colbert Hills Golf Course as the only two university properties in the…

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Local Assistance, Incentives, and Rebates

One of the aspects I love most about my job is how much I continue to expand my knowledge on a regular basis. Sometimes I increase my technical skills, other times I pick up great stories to add to my repertoire, and occasionally I come across local resources that can help us help you to…

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