TAG: Grass Roots Initiative

Grass Roots initiative to expand in ’16

February 17, 2016By

The National Turfgrass Federation will expand its Grass Roots initiative in 2016 with the addition of an exhibit at a high profile soccer complex in Maryland and efforts to promote the National Greenscape Corridor in Washington D.C. The efforts come on the heels of the first full year of the Grass Roots exhibit at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington.... read more

Grass Roots exhibit opens to public

October 30, 2014By

Grass Roots, a 1.3-acre interactive outdoor exhibit at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C., held its grand opening Oct. 16. The exhibit is the centerpiece of the Grass Roots Initiative, a four-year a collaborative effort between the Arboretum and the National Turfgrass Federation. The program consists of an outdoor interactive exhibit; turfgrass management information on the Web that complements... read more

IA members aid U.S. National Arboretum’s Grass Roots exhibit

May 5, 2014By

Construction on the U.S. National Arboretum’s Grass Roots exhibit is underway. Since the groundbreaking ceremony last fall, the Irrigation Association (IA) and several members have donated expertise and equipment to the initiative. The 1.3-acre exhibit is the centerpiece of the larger Grass Roots Initiative, a four-year program that examines the environmental, economic, aesthetic and recreational benefits of turfgrass in landscapes,... read more