A national expert in golf course environmental stewardship is a speaker for Cuyamaca College’s 6th Annual Sustainable Turf and Landscape Seminar set for Thursday, March 6.
David Phipps, a field representative of the Golf Course Superintendents Association who’s appeared on the Golf Channel, tops a list of presenters focusing on sustainability in golf course and turf maintenance
Cuyamaca College, renowned for its longtime commitment to the green movement, began hosting the seminars as a forum for educators, industry representatives and local organizations interested in fostering a culture of sustainability. The event is put on by the college’s Ornamental Horticulture program.
“This year we are excited to focus on the turf industry and how it is adapting to the changes underfoot for more sustainable landscape practices,” program coordinator Don Schultz said, noting sustainability initiatives by golf courses such as reducing storm water pollution and establishing wildlife habitats. “Our top-notch speaker lineup is sure to be a big draw to the golf course, sports turf and the landscape industry.”