Tag: sustainability

Great Parks’ mission is to “preserve and protect natural resources” as well as “provide outdoor recreation.” While some might think those ideals would be at odds on a golf course, the truth is that it’s possible to blend environmentally responsible maintenance practices in our day-to-day operations. To help ensure that we hit the mark, Great […]

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Summer is here, and it’s getting hot! On the golf course, high temperatures and dry soils equal stressed out grass. To the untrained eye, running a sprinkler head is the only way to keep it alive this time of year, but that’s not the case. Fortunately, the golf course industry continues to find smarter ways […]

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Great Parks is putting some new mowing practices into place. Began as one of many “green” initiatives, reduced mowing will benefit us in many different ways: Create diverse habitat areas of woodlands, meadows and grasslands over time to better meet the conservation component of our mission. Improve storm water management practices by slowing down surface […]

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