Ep: 103 - Reclaiming Abandoned Golf Courses: A Sustainable Solution for Land Restoration
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Welcome to this week's episode of Environmentally Speaking. In today's episode, hosts Marisa Desitel and Clarice dive into the topic of reclaiming abandoned, unloved, and unpopular golf courses. They discuss the dwindling number of golf course openings since 2006 and explore the efforts made by organizations to reclaim these spaces and restore biodiversity. They also touch on the controversial notion of reclaiming golf courses as a solution to combat climate change. Tune in as they delve into the environmental implications of golf course development and share examples of successful reclamation projects. Plus, they discuss the movement to make home lawns more diverse and the benefits of leaving leaves on the ground. Get ready for an episode packed with thought-provoking insights on how we can rethink and repurpose our outdoor spaces for a more sustainable future.

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