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SUNY Cobleskill Alumni- Kat Welch
Spotlight of our Director for Signature Sanctuary Certifcation SUNY Cobleskill| June 8, 2023 “Your college education is more than the classes you take. Coby Alum Kat Welch says that the clubs she was involved in while she studied Wildlife Management here built the leadership skills she uses in her current position as a director at Audubon…Read More
Q&A with Wayne Mills of La Cumbre Country Club
By Golf Course Trades l Posted on May 25, 2023 “La Cumbre Country Club in Santa Barbara, California, has a beautiful and challenging golf course that takes advantage of its natural setting. The combination of ocean breezes and mountain views, along with the use of indigenous flora, make for a truly unique and enjoyable golfing experience…”…Read More
Audubon had named only 2 schools nationwide environmentally aware. Sacred Heart Greenwich is now No. 3.
Jessica Simms, Staff writer for Greenwich Time April 22, 2023 Sacred Heart Greenwich has put the environment first after becoming a certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary, only one of three schools in the country with the designation. The Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program “helps organizations and businesses protect our environment while enhancing their bottom line,” according to a fact sheet…Read More
Audubon International approaches Earth Day in growth mode
GOLF COURSE INDUSTRY STAFF | APRIL 19, 2023 “By partnering with Audubon International and leading their properties through the certification journey, owner-operators are finding that being green can actually help, rather than hurt, the bottom line,”.. Read full article on Golf Course IndustryRead More
How Can Clubs Share Sustainability Efforts?
Frank LaVardera, Director of Environmental Programs for Golf, Audubon International, says it’s important to make sure everyone knows about what clubs are doing to help protect the environment and make the game as sustainable as possible.
Read the full article from Club and Resort Business here! https://clubandresortbusiness.com/how-can-clubs-share-sustainability-efforts/
David Robinson’s Q&A with Golf Course Trades
Published on Golf Course Trades on February 2, 2023 As a leader in the golf industry, Marriott’s Global Golf Division has enabled a number of its managed courses throughout the world to join our Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP) for Golf. Read about Robinson’s ACSP for Golf certification experiences here!Read More
Audubon International initiative allowing nature, courses to coexist
Organization’s Cooperative Sanctuary Program for golf courses heads into 2023 with significant momentum BY DAVID DROSCHAK JAN 02, 2023 – Published on The First Call Golf, unlike other outside sports such as football, baseball or soccer, offers a unique playing environment each time you tee up a ball. Outside of the personal challenge of trying to…Read More
Stewardship News – Winter 2022-23
Lake of the Woods Golf Club achieves certification as an Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary for Golf
Near the rolling hills and famed Civil War battlefields of Orange County, Virginia lies Lake of the Woods Golf Club, an 18-hole golf course. This semi-private club set within Lake of the Woods community stretches across 151 acres of the 2,600-acre development. Since the club’s inception in 1967, Lake of the Woods has continued fostering…Read More
SWS Dropping By #91: Partnerships Working Toward Sustainability Practices
Our Director of Environmental Programs for Golf, Frank LaVardera, joined our newest industry partner, WaterIQ, on the Storm Water Solutions “Dropping By” video series. They discuss WaterIQ’s ultrasonic technology that eradicates dangerous algae and biofilm in ponds sustainably. This partnership underscores how Audubon International partners with experts in various sustainable best practice fields to provide…Read More