Drought and other water management challenges are increasingly unavoidable in many parts of the U.S., creating significant management and cultural challenges for many superintendents seeking to preserve the integrity of their golf course. During this 60-minute webinar, Becky Bowling, Ph.D., provides an overview of drought patterns and predictions across the country, and guidance on how to be proactive. Drought and water management tools are presented with discussion around how to integrate thoughtful plans into course BMPs. Examples of successful drought and water management plans across unique geographic regions will be shared, along with other practical tools that can be used to evaluate water-use efficiency and course resilience.
Original presentation date: Aug. 3, 2022
Education points: 0.10
About the Instructor
Becky Bowling, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist for Urban Water with Texas A&M AgriLife. She is the AgriLife Extension lead for the Urban Water Innovation and Sustainability Hub at the Dallas Center. Bowling earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in horticulture at Texas Tech University. She then earned her Ph.D. in crop and soil science from the University of Georgia. Bowling works jointly with AgriLife Research and with AgriLife Extension’s extensive network of Specialists, Regional Program Leaders, and County Extension Agents to develop and deliver outreach programming and resources to key audiences on the topics of environmental stewardship, water conservation and water quality protection for urban landscapes and beyond.
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