Government Relations and BMP
The VGCSA monitors legislative issues that affect members and the industry, and appoints task forces to act when necessary. The VGCSA also is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Golf Council, which creates collaboration and action among the leading golf organizations in Virginia and Maryland, including the regional chapters of the Club Managers Association of America, the Middle Atlantic PGA Section, the Virginia State Golf Association, the Maryland State Golf Association, NGCOA Mid-Atlantic, the Mid-Atlantic GCSA, the Eastern Shore GCSA, the Middle Atlantic Golf Association and the Washington Metropolitan Golf AssociationVGCSA's Robb Bohannon (R) makes a point with Senator Glen Sturtevant, while Jay Wade looks on.Click Here to Visit the Virginia DCR websiteClick Here to view the VA Agriculture Board's Pollinator Protection PlanAll golf courses in Virginia MUST have a certified Nutrient Management Plan for their Course.
The VGCSA is proud to support this state requirement by assisting clubs and attaining nearly 100% compliance.Click here for a sample Nutrient Management Plan.
Best Management Practices Program: click here for details
An early BMP Committee discussion (L-R): Walter Montross, Cutler Robinson, Dick Fisher, Jeff Snyder, Christian Sain, Peter McDonough
BMP Report Published - Click Here
State Plan to Reduce Risk to Pollinators - Click Here for Draft
Virginia's Golf Economy - Click Here for Executive Summary, Click Here for Full Report
WE ARE GOLF is a coalition of golf's leading organizations working together to communicate
the game's economic, charitable, environmental and fitness benefits to Congressional leaders.
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