The New England Sports Turf Managers Association (NESTMA) announced its Fall Turf Day. The event will be held October 13 from 9 a.m – 1 p.m. at the DeFazio Sports Complex, Needham, Mass.
The focus topic will be Synthetic Field Management: Design, Installation, Maintenance & Replacement. It will be presented by Edward Olsen, superintendent
Parks & Forestry Division, Needham, Mass., and Bradlee Mezquita, PE, LEED AP, vice president, Tighe & Bond, Inc., Portsmouth, N.H.
From site selection and design to installation and care, sport field professionals are responsible for every aspect of synthetic turf management. This session will look at two athletic fields in Needham, Mass. – DeFazio and Memorial – that were resurfaced over the course of a couple of recent summer months. Learn what worked and what didn’t. Take away lessons learned from experienced SFMs. See best-in-class demos of grooming and maintenance practices. If you work with synthetic turf, you do not want to miss this workshop – jam-packed with expert advice and practical solutions.