This Maryland golf course is Audubon International certified for its environmental efforts

Originally Posted on WUSA9: https://www.wusa9.com/article/tech/science/environment/golf-course-restoration-environmental-migratory-birds-thrive-audbun-international-certified-tpc-potomac-at-avenel-farms/65-3d3dc5b6-77dd-4c76-be63-a8771bbbe4b7 WASHINGTON — EDITOR’S NOTE: WUSA9 is the media sponsor of the 2022 Wells Fargo Championship, hosted at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farms. TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm underwent a major renovation back in 2008 to restructure the course helping to make it more environmentally friendly. Shortly after the course reopened in 2009, they…

Read More

Why Should Golf Clubs Pursue Audubon International Certification?

From Club + Resort Business https://clubandresortbusiness.com/why-should-golf-clubs-pursue-audubon-international-certification/ Audubon International provides information and guidance to help golf course personnel with six key environmental components: Site Assessment / Environmental Planning; Wildlife and Habitat Management; Chemical Use Reduction and Safety; Water Conservation; Water Quality Management; and Outreach and Education. By Frank LaVardera, Audubon International Director of Environmental Programs for Golf There is no hiding from…

Read More

Sherwood Forest Golf Club Achieves Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Certification

Located at the entrance of the Pisgah National Forest, lies Brevard, North Carolina. While Brevard is famous for its waterfalls, hiking and other outdoor adventures, Sherwood Forest Golf Club should not be overlooked. Sherwood Forest Golf Club is one of Audubon International’s most recent ACSP Certified golf courses and it could very well be one…

Read More

Hammock Dunes Club Celebrates 20 years of Audubon International Membership

Hammock Dunes Club in Palm Coast, Florida celebrates 20 years of membership with Audubon International (AI) this year. The Oceanfront Links Course, an 18-hole golf course with oceanfront views, joined AI’s Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf in 2001 and swiftly became certified within the year. The second course to achieve ACSP certification was their Creek…

Read More

Bass Pro Shops and Johnny Morris set a total new standard for sustainability in the golf world

BIG CEDAR BECOMES FIRST RESORT IN THE WORLD TO RECEIVE UNPRECEDENTED AUDUBON INTERNATIONAL SIGNATURE SANCTUARY STATUS CERTIFICATIONS ON ALL FIVE GOLF COURSES Ridgedale, MO – Big Cedar Lodge today announced that it has become the only resort in the world to have all five of its premier golf courses designated as Audubon International Signature Sanctuary locations. The independent…

Read More

Ready to Say Aloha to Green Fairways and Island Time?

As our travel opportunities grow this fall and summer, don’t forget to include trips to environmentally sustainable golf courses on your list. Golf Courses filter storm water runoff, offer outdoor recreation and provide green spaces and wildlife habitat in urban and rural areas. Audubon International is proud to environmentally certify over 800 golf courses around…

Read More

Amelia Island Plantation embraces 2 years of Sustainable Communities Certification

Amelia Island Plantation, a 495-acre private community in Florida located on the western most barrier island on the Eastern Coast, has a long way since beginning its journey in Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program in 2018. This residential neighborhood encompasses maritime forests, expansive salt marshes, and extensive dune systems that stretch along 3.5 miles of…

Read More

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…

Read More

Help save the monarch butterfly with free seed for your golf course

September 25, 2019 | Megan HirtFiled to: Pollinators A monarch butterfly in Grover Beach, Calif. Photo by Kyle Glenn/Unsplash If you’ve ever considered adding plants that support monarch butterflies or other pollinators to your golf course, there’s no better time than the present to give that idea wings (eye-catching orange-and-black wings at that). Audubon International’s Monarchs in the Rough program is…

Read More