Embracing technological change at Carrying Place Golf

Rapid technological change is affecting all industries and the golf sector is no exception. The availability of organic products for turf management is increasing. Carrying Place Golf and Country Club operators are embracing these new products wholeheartedly. As… Read More

Science, technology, expertise and care builds great turf at Pheasant Run

Audubon International certified since 2010, Pheasant Run Golf Club regularly makes changes to course operations to improve environmental sustainability. Led by course superintendent Leasha Schwab, the staff at Pheasant Run work hard to create a beautiful playing surface… Read More

Powering electric carts for the future at Cardinal Golf Club

Driving into the parking lot of Redcrest Golf Course (one of the four courses at Cardinal Golf Club), one can’t help but notice the shiny golf carts lined up neatly in front of attractive charging stations. This fleet… Read More

Applying best management practices amongst the Maples of Ballantrae

  The clubhouse at Maples of Ballantrae looks onto a spectacular field of mature trees. Over time, the course operators have naturalized as many areas as possible, in an effort to save money and labour costs, to expand… Read More

Barrie business’ speak to Georgian College students about sustainability

On July 13th, ELS was fortunate to participate in a business walking tour with Georgian College Industrial Ecology students. The purpose of the tour was to highlight environmentally-sustainable business practices and Green Leaders with the Explore Lake Simcoe… Read More

Greening Toolkits

Download the Green Tourism Toolkit here. It includes an Operator Self-Assessment, a manageable starting point to give you a quick picture of where your business stands as a green leader. It offers greening resources and insights applicable to… Read More

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Sustainable business practices can lead to a healthier community. Stay up-to-date on upcoming presentations on improving your business’s efficiency and reducing its environmental impact.

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We offer free advice to tourism operators wishing to reduce their energy consumption. By connecting businesses that are taking steps to reduce environmental impacts, the Lake Simcoe community can work towards becoming a sustainable destination. Have you filled… Read More