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!