Pottawatomie Golf Course recognized for environmental excellence

By Kane County Chronicle https://www.shawlocal.com/kane-county-chronicle/2021/08/27/pottawatomie-golf-course-recognized-for-environmental-excellence/ Pottawatomie Golf Course has retained its designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, an Audubon International program. Golf Course Superintendent Denise Gillett-Parchert led the effort to maintain sanctuary status on this course. Pottawatomie Golf Course was designated as a Certified Audubon Cooperative…

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How Does One Golf Course Superintendent Use Bees

By UK Time News, posted on GolfCourseTrades.com https://www.golfcoursetrades.com/golf-superintendent-uses-bees/ If not for golf carts and golfers, the University of Missouri’s AL Gustin Golf Course might be called the AL Gustin Nature Center. The natural aspect of the golf course is an important part of its identity, as are the bees, said golf course superintendent Isaac Breuer.…

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Big Cedar Resort Fosters the Game of Golf and Sustainability

Big Cedar Resort Fosters the Game of Golf and Sustainability Big Cedar Golf, located in the heart of the Ozarks, is home to 5 world class public golf courses all of which are in the process of becoming certified in Audubon International’s elite Signature Sanctuary Certification track. Big Cedar Golf is most famously known for…

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Today in Ontario

Check out this impressive video from the Ontario Golf Superintendents’ Association. Two of the three featured courses are ACSP for Golf certified!

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Monarchs in the Rough program creates over 1,000 acres of new habitat for monarch butterflies on golf courses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE             July 28, 2020 Golf courses surpass initial goal for butterfly protection Monarchs in the Rough program creates over 1,000 acres of new habitat for monarch butterflies on golf courses Audubon International leads unique partnership to demonstrate golf’s commitment to environmental protection and sustainable management TROY, NY: Audubon International is leading golf…

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FGBC and Audubon International Announce Partnership to Enhance and Promote Florida Sustainable Communities

For Immediate Release ORLANDO, Fla. (November 19, 2019) — The Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) and Audubon International have partnered up to help Florida communities achieve national recognition for their sustainability achievements with a seamless connection between Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program (SCP) and FGBC’s Local Green Government Program. “We are excited to launch this…

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Golf Courses and the Environment

Being environmentally-conscious is a cornerstone of the IGM golf course maintenance business model, and participating in the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf is a natural fit. IGM Vice President of Operations Steve Gano points out the company’s professional background is in agronomics. “IGM is extremely sensitive to concerns about fertilizers and pesticides used on…

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