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2019 Initiative

 

WHAT’S NEXT: 2019 GROWTH


❖ Beginning groundwork and site prep for on-course protected pollinator gardens.
        ➢ In partnership with Monarchs In The Rough program
        ➢ Sections of out-of-play rough will be converted to milkweed plantings mixed with native
            wildflower perennials for pollinator forage and habitat.

❖ Enacting “Minimum Levels for Sustainable Nutrition” program on areas of the golf courses.

❖ Working towards long-term goals of native prairie restoration on all courses.
        ➢ Research in prescribed burning techniques and practices.
        ➢ Introduction and cultivation of native, golf-friendly species.

❖ Constructing several new types of wildlife housing to implement on all courses.

❖ Natural algae control starting on all golf course ponds.
       ➢ Through the use of sterile grass carp and barley straw to help naturally filter ponds of filamentous algae throughout the season.

❖ Property-wide signage and interactive exhibits to facilitate communication and participation with ongoing projects listed above.

❖ Farm expansions comprised of orchard trees, berry patch, and a pumpkin patch open to the public.

❖ Apiary expansion from our two original hives, to ten new hives.

❖ Pollyanna Brewing Company partnership with a new installment of DubsDelight.

❖ LHS Eco-Art collaboration; living exhibit to be held at Fairway Farms.

To learn more about Cog Hill’s Environmental Sustainability practices, be on the lookout for signage throughout the golf course!
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