Audubon International Recognizes White Haven Memorial Park for 20 Years of Certification as an Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary

White Haven Memorial Park Recognized for Environmental Excellence PITTSFORD, NY – On June 28, 2018, Audubon International recognized White Haven Memorial Park for 20 years of certification as an Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary through its commitment to environmental stewardship and efforts to maintain a comprehensive environmental management program focused on wildlife and habitat management, water…

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Hundreds of Golf Courses Tee Up to Help Monarch Butterflies

Golf Course Managers Across North America Have Begun Planting Milkweed and Wildflower Habitat to Attract Butterflies, Bees and…Golfers. (TROY, NY) Audubon International and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) recently partnered to launch Monarchs in the Rough, a program to assist golf courses in the United States, Canada and Mexico in creating habitat for monarch butterflies and other…

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South Carolina Communities Receive Sustainable Community Certification from Audubon International

OKATIE, SOUTH CAROLINA –  On March 15, 2018, Audubon International recognized Seabrook Island Property Owners Association (SIPOA), the Town of Hilton Head Island, and Oldfield Community Association as South Carolina’s first Audubon International Certified Sustainable Communities. Audubon International held a recognition ceremony to honor each community’s commitment to creating a sustainable future by developing and…

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Silo Ridge Preparing for Spring in Upstate NY

Almost every golf course in the northeast looks like this right now. Even though Silo Ridge Golf Club, near Amenia, NY, looks this way on the outside, plants are pushing their heads up through the soil on the inside. Back in December, the staff began a series of trials at their green house with various…

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South Carolina Sustainable Communities Recognition Ceremony

South Carolina Sustainable Communities Recognition Ceremony WHAT:  Ceremony recognizing Hilton Head Island, Oldfield and Seabrook Island as South Carolina’s first Audubon International Certified Sustainable Communities. Audubon International will honor each community’s commitment to creating a sustainable future by developing and implementing sustainable management practices around the three pillars of sustainability: healthy local environment, quality of life for citizens,…

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Audubon International partners with Monarch Joint Venture to get ‘Monarchs in the Rough’

(TROY, NY) Audubon International is the newest partner of the Monarch Joint Venture, the largest collaborative established to arrest the decline of monarch butterflies. With a wide range of programs involving high-quality environmental education, such as the global Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program, it is no surprise that Audubon International has made great ecological stewardship gains in communities, neighborhoods…

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Saving Butterflies, One Golf Course at a Time

Audubon International and Environmental Defense Fund team with golf courses to create habitat for monarch butterflies and other pollinators (TROY, NY) Audubon International and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have partnered to launch Monarchs in the Rough, a program to assist golf courses in the United States, Canada and Mexico in creating monarch butterfly habitat in out-of-play areas. The program is…

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Cateechee Golf Club Calculates their Carbon Footprint for Recent Recertification

Congratulations to Cateechee Golf Club on the recent recertification as the only Certified Signature Sanctuary in the state of Georgia. Buck Workman, CGCS, superintendent since the course joined the Signature Program in 1997, welcomed a new owner in 2017, Charley and Kelli Schell of Pilot Realty Investment. Since then, the course has undergone renovations including…

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Audubon International Members Claim Top Awards for GCSAA Environmental Leaders in Golf

All individual Environmental Leaders in Golf award winners are superintendents at Audubon International member courses 18 of 19 ELGA Chapter & Merit award winners also at Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary Golf Courses TROY, NY –  Audubon International is pleased to announce that superintendents at its Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary member courses won all of the individual…

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An Update on Saving the Endangered Ae’o

Kohanaiki Golf Club, in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, is the only Certified Audubon International Signature Sanctuary in Hawaii. Its stewards continue their work to improve habitat for the endangered Ae’o. See what progress they have made in 2017 in this article written by Nancy Richardson, Director of Signature and Classic Programs, and Joe Przygodzinski, Director of Agronomy at Kohanaiki. Click here…

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