Golf Courses & The Environment

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Golf Course Superintendents in British Columbia are caretakers of the environment. More and more golf courses in British Columbia are becoming Audubon Certified.


Superintendents as Caretakers of the Environment

Green Speeds Creating Environmental Concern - by Rick Munro

Ultimate Environmentalist - by Kris Jonasson, Executive Director BCGA

Western Painted Turtles of Penticton - by Larry Oson


British Columbia Golf Courses Designated as Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuaries

Capilano Golf & Country Club - West Vancouver - Capilano Golf & Country Club,
- Superintendent - Jamie Robb

Chateau Whistler Resort - Whistler - Chateau Whistler Resort
Superintendent - Dan Nash

Cordova Bay Golf Course - Victoria - Cordova Bay Golf Course,
Superintendent - Dean Piller

Fairwinds Golf and Country Club - Nanoose Bay - Fairwinds Golf and Country Club,
Superintendent - Rod Siddons

Fraserview Golf Course - Vancouver - Fraserview Golf Course,
Superintendent - Mike Ferdinandi

Highland Pacific Golf - Victoria - Highland Pacific Golf,
Superintendent - Gary Stadnek

Langara Golf Course - Vancouver - Langara Golf Course,
Superintendent - Jeff MacLean

McCleery Golf Course - Vancouver - McCleery Golf Course,
Superintendent - Stan Dixon

Point Grey Golf & Country Club - Vancouver - Point Grey Golf & Country Club
Superintendent - Frank Vargas

Salmon Arm Golf Club - Salmon Arm - Salmon Arm Golf Club
Superintendent - Tim Kubash

Uplands Golf Club - Victoria - Uplands Golf Club,
Superintendent - Brian Youell

Whistler Golf Club - Whistler - Whistler Golf Club
Superintendent - Dave Gottselig

Links to Valuable Audubon Certification Information

The Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses is an award winning education and certification program offered by Audubon International, that helps golf courses protect our environment and preserve the natural heritage of the game of golf. By helping people enhance the valuable natural areas and wildlife habitats that golf courses provide, improve efficiency, and minimize potentially harmful impacts of golf course operations, the program serves as vital resource for golf courses. For more information please visit:


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