TAG: Sports Turf Managers Association

STMA Awards Environmental Facility Certification to 18 Facilities

April 21, 2017By

  Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) recently recognized 18 facilities with the organization’s Environmental Facility Certification. Ranging from Colorado to Madrid, Spain, the STMA members and their facilities showcase ecological stewardship and sustainable best practices. Since the first certification was awarded to Zach Holm for two facilities, Red Bull Training Facility and Red Bull Arena in 2016, 15 other STMA... read more

Project EverGreen, Exmark and STMA name green space contest winner

February 15, 2017By

Project EverGreen, in partnership with Exmark Manufacturing, the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) and the Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE), named a winner of the inaugural “Our Winning Green Space” contest. The winner is In Memory of Community Garden and the Warrendale Community Organization in Detroit. These two nonprofit organizations, headed by Joe and Barb Matney, work... read more

Project EverGreen contest offers municipalities new equipment, renovated sports field

September 14, 2016By

Project EverGreen, the Cleveland-based nonprofit that works to raise awareness about the benefits of green space and often renovates green spaces in urban areas, is launching a contest to select the recipient of its next renovation. The winning parks and recreation and public works departments will receive an Exmark Lazer Z X-Series mower package and a renovation project in their city. The contest,... read more

Now accepting nominations for Leo Goertz grant

September 9, 2016By

A grant established to honor longtime SAFE Board of Trustees member and Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) member Leo Goertz is ready for nominations. Leo passed away suddenly last year, and SAFE and STMA created this grant to recognize his commitment to the profession. The Leo Goertz Membership Grant awards up to $1,500 annually for new, two-year memberships in STMA.... read more

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STMA reflects on annual conference, names 2016 board of directors

February 16, 2016By

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) hosted its 27th annual Conference & Exhibition Jan. 19-22 in San Diego, with more than 600 exhibitors and 1,200 attendees from a record of 48 states and 13 countries, including Australia, China, Italy, Peru and Scotland. The four-day event was highlighted by the Seminar on Wheels Tour at various professional, collegiate and youth sports complexes in... read more