Nilex carries a complete of line of products designed for containment, drainage
and erosion control. The main page is broken into three main sections:
Applications, Products, and Services. They market products designed
for the biggest highway construction job to the smallest golf course renovation
project. In the erosion control subcategory they have a variety of
products that range from blankets to gabions to pre-cast concrete systems.
They also have a complete line of landscape fabric and Turf Reinforcement
Mats. From the Applications menu you can “Jump To” the ‘Software’ page.
This provides a link to North American Green’s website (www.nagreen.com)
and access to their Erosion Control Materials Design Software v4.2.
It is designed to give the user help in selecting slope and channel protection
and vegetation to use in each application. North American Green also
manufactures straw and straw/coconut erosion control blankets and turf reinforcement
www.turfgrasssod.org (Turfgrass Producers International)
The site is devoted to dealers of turfgrass (sod). You can search their
member’s database for a sod producer in your area. It has a publications
section that should answer the average person’s complete list of questions.
Of note however are the two links at the bottom of the main page. They
link to the “Water Action Guide” and the “Water Right Book” (www.turfgrasssod.org/waterright.html).
The Water Right Book is an excellent resource on water conservation and the
preservation of the environment. It advocates responsible use of water
at all levels from household through to the turf industry.
www.wateractionguide.org (The Water Action Guide)
The Water Action Guide is designed as an educational tool for users of water
throughout the United States. Although it has an American focus there
is still plenty of basic information useful to turfgrass professionals everywhere.
It steps frame by frame through their mandate for action. They are
providing the turf industry with a common voice to ensure decisions on water
use made in a rational fashion for users at every level.
If you are looking for a source for current turfgrass related jobs available
within the industry, check this page out. And if you are an employer
looking to find new people for jobs at your facility, you can forward job
postings to the email or fax listed on the site. Happy hunting.
Webshots is the world’s largest photograph sharing website. You can
download professional photographs of sunsets, wildlife, nature, exotic destinations,
and more. You can also view the top 100 downloaded photographs or the
top 100 highest rated photographs or the top 100 highest selling photographs.
There is even a search routine that will reference from eight million pictures.
And there is a member’s community section that references fifty million pictures.
So, if you’re looking for a certain picture, chances are you can probably
find it here.
Since the introduction of Amsoil synthetic motor oil in 1972, Amsoil has
gone on to develop the most complete line of synthetic lubricants and automotive
products in the world. This website has company history and information,
product information, racing information, and a section for frequently asked
questions. You can also download Adobe pdf files containing numerous
brochures and catalogs.
If you come across any interesting web sites (turf or non-turf related) please
forward this information to:
Dave at email@example.com or
Jeff at firstname.lastname@example.org