October 19, 2022
Learn about the many career opportuntites in the turfgrass profession
Landscape Ontario and the Guelph Turfgrass Institute (GTI) teamed up to create a video series on the environmental and health and wellness benefits of turfgrass as well as career opportunities in the field. The series includes:
  • The eco benefits of turfgrass with Dr. Katerina Jordan, Associate Professor, University of Guelph.
  • How turfgrass supports an active, healthy lifestyle with Dr. Sara Stricker, Communications and Outreach Coordinator, GTI.
  • From golf courses to home lawns: How scientific research grows better grass with Dr. Eric Lyons, Director, GTI.
  • Build a rewarding career in turfgrass management with Cam Shaw, Program Manager, Turfgrass Management, University of Guelph.

Turfgrass Management Video Series

Consider all the education and career opportunities available in the turfgrass profession. Landscape Ontario and the Guelph Turfgrass Institute teamed up to share some insights about working in turfgrass management.
Good grass doesn't happen by accident. The Guelph Turfgrass Institute applies rigorous scientific methods to discover best practices and create innovative tools for keeping lawns as healthy as possible. Landscape Ontario and the GTI teamed up to explore how research done for golf courses and sports fields trickles down to public spaces, home lawns and gardens.
Turfgrass and lawns get a lot of flack, but did you know a well-maintained stand of turf has a plethora of environmental benefits? Learn how turfgrass helps combat climate change from University of Guelph associate professor Katerina Jordan.
Without turfgrass, many activities that support our mental and physical well-being would be much more difficult. Imagine trying to play Frisbee in a forest or walking your dog through a flower garden! Dr. Sara Stricker, communications and outreach coordinator at the Guelph Turfgrass Institute, reminds us of different ways grass helps us enjoy an active lifestyle.