New England Sports Field Management Association2024-06-04T12:28:22-06:00


President’s Message

Upcoming Event – New England Regional Turfgrass Conference

Mark your calendar for the New England Regional Turfgrass Conference on March 5 – 7, 2024 in Providence, Rhode Island.
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Member Spotlight on Bryan Coady

Q & A with NESTMA Member Bryan Coady, Grounds Manager for St. Paul’s School in Concord, NH.
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Artificial Turf: Maintenance is Essential

A misconception of synthetic turf fields is that they are maintenance free. Testing has shown that shifts in infill levels can have a dramatic effect on performance of a field. Maintenance is Essential.
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Case Study: Strategies for Environmentally Sustainable Water Management

Working with the Conservation Commission, we determined that the only way we could increase our facilities’ footprint, while meeting wetland regulations, would be to install pervious pavement.
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Winterkill of Turfgrasses

The four types of abiotic winterkill observed in the northern U.S. include desiccation, direct low-temperature kill, ice encasement, and crown hydration.
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“Best Management Practices for the Sports Field Manager: A Professional Guide for Environmental Sports Field Management in New England.”

A team of dedicated sports turf professionals and academics under the leadership of Victoria Wallace at UConn, have released a valuable new resource for our industry.
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