EPA and GCSAA partner to promote best management practices and sustainability

By |  October 4, 2022 0 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a partnership agreement with the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), pledging a commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability on golf courses.

“This partnership between the EPA and GCSAA is the culmination of decades of collaboration and environmental stewardship on golf courses,” said GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans. “By implementing science-based best management practices, golf course superintendents have made these public green spaces more sustainable than ever before.”

GCSAA and EPA officials signed the agreement cementing a commitment to sharing information on environmental issues, best practices and industry challenges to promote best management practices on golf properties to protect and enhance the environment at Langston Golf Course in Washington, D.C.

The agreement outlines partnership opportunities for the following priority EPA areas:

  • Environmental stewardship, including controlling storm water run-off and sustainability
  • Environmental justice
  • Improved pollinator sites
  • Children’s and public health
  • Environmental and STEM education

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