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    USU Plants, Soils & Climate Department's Paige Boyle Wins Award

    USU Plants, Soils & Climate Department's Paige Boyle Wins Award

    CWEL and Utah State University doctoral student Paige Boyle, Clint Mattox (Oregon State) and Timothy Lulis (The Pennsylvania State University) are being recognized as Watson Fellows with a $5,000 award from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA).

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    UTAH latest state to publish BMP guidelines for golf courses

    UTAH latest state to publish BMP guidelines for golf courses

    The Utah Golf Course Superintendents Association, along with Utah State University, has resulted in the publication of "Utah Golf Course Industry Best Management Practices Guide".

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    Utah State Capitol Grounds Landscape Water Use Assessment Report 2019 is published

    Utah State Capitol Grounds Landscape Water Use Assessment Report 2019 is published

    This report contains an analysis of landscape water use for the Utah State Capitol grounds. It is being provided in response to a legislative request for this information. The Capitol grounds crew requested and received a Water Check in July and August of 2018. It was provided through the Water Check program affiliated with the Center for Water Efficient Landscaping (CWEL) at Utah State University (USU) Extension.

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    ‘Combinations for Conservation’ Book Awarded 2018 Outstanding Book Award by ASHS Extension Division

    ‘Combinations for Conservation’ Book Awarded 2018 Outstanding Book Award by ASHS Extension Division

    CWEL’s recent book, “Combinations for Conservation: Recommended Plant Groupings for Low-Water Landscapes” was awarded the 2018 Outstanding Book Award by the American Society for Horticultural Science Extension Division. CWEL faculty, Youping Sun accepted the award for the group at the ASHS annual conference August 3rd 2018 in Washington D.C.

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    CWEL Works with Eagle Mountain City for Weather Stations and Free Water Checks

    CWEL Works with Eagle Mountain City for Weather Stations and Free Water Checks

    Eagle Mountain City is now home to two highly advanced weather stations paid for and maintained by Utah State University. These two stations, located near the Rodeo Grounds and Nolen Park will collect very precise weather data for the City of Eagle Mountain to use in coordination with the USU WaterMAPS and WaterChecks programs.

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