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No wolves means surging coyote population

June 11, 2019

Darryl Fears in the Washington Post reports: “On a cold, miserable morning in May, Stan Gehrt trod across an open field as wind and rain blew in his face. He was leading a

Steve Ware recognized for Home Depot Backyard irrigation project

June 11, 2019

The mission: design and develop a highly efficient and reliable irrigation system for The Home Depot Backyard using a non-drinkable water supply. Oh yeah, and make sure it’s complete before the Atlanta Falcons 2018

Do you know this stadium?

June 4, 2019

STMA’s Historical Committee is seeking any information you can provide about this stadium. The slide jacket notes: “1975” on it, so they are assuming that is the year of the

Tips about spider bites

June 4, 2019

The California Poison Control System (CPCS) suggests being on the lookout for spiders, which are increasingly active when temperatures rise. Spider bites can result in small puncture wounds, pain, redness, itching and swelling

“Stars and Stripes” field design contest opens June 12

June 4, 2019

Start planning today for the STMA’s fourth annual “Stars and Stripes” contest that launches June 12. Enter for a chance to win a complimentary pass to the 2020 STMA Conference next January

Dave Boehmer is Canada’s sports turf manager of the year

June 4, 2019

Mike Jiggens for Turf and Rec, reports that 11 years ago, the thought of being named Canada’s sports turf manager of the year would likely have been the furthest thing from Dave Boehmer’s

Conference Schedule at a Glance Available

June 3, 2019

As you begin preparing documentation for your employer for approval to attend the 2020 STMA Conference, the attached Schedule at a Glance with costs may be helpful. This year’s conference is

SAFE Seeks to Fund Research Projects

June 3, 2019

The Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE) is seeking research projects to fund. Its Board of Trustees finalized its research program earlier this spring. To be considered, the proposal

Begin Preparing Now for Field of the Year Application

June 3, 2019

STMA’s prestigious award, the Field of the Year, has many elements that need to be addressed now, before the award submittal deadline of Oct. 15. The award is given to the

Do you know this Stadium?

June 3, 2019

STMA’s Historical Committee is seeking any information you can provide about this stadium. The slide jacket notes: “1975” on it, so they are assuming that is the year of the