• A Majority of Division I-A Football Programs Now Use Synthetic Turf

    by Paul Steinbach November 2006

    A majority of NCAA Division I-A programs now play football on synthetic turf, but natural surfaces still thrive among the nation's elites.

  • Pest Practices

    by Michael Popke June 2006

    How to fight (and beat) the weeds, diseases and insects that attack your athletic fields

  • Light Reading

    by Marvin Bynum May 2006

    Last year, two roads diverged in the sports field lighting industry. One company took the road less traveled - a path it claims leads to energy efficiency - and since then, that has made all the difference.

  • The Ground Up

    by Paul Steinbach April 2006

    From site selection to subgrade preparation to seed and sod implementation, there's more to constructing a natural-grass athletic field than meets the eye.

  • Timing is Everything

    by Paul Steinbach January 2006

    Quality sports turf maintenance requires a keen eye and careful scheduling.

  • Dream Weaving

    by Scot Hunsaker August 2005

    Condensing multiple visions into one is an involved yet necessary step in the process of planning outdoor aquatic facilities.

  • Balanced Beams

    by Christopher Fote March 2005

    Outdoor sports field lighting design must satisfy end-user safety requirements without sacrificing the quality of life of neighboring residents.

  • The Long Haul

    by Marvin Bynum April 2004

    A prudent maintenance program can extend the life of synthetic outdoor tracks

  • Equal-Opportunity Playgrounds

    by Michael Popke October 2003

    Enterprising parents and community groups are reacting to the ADA's shortcomings by creating truly inclusive park environments that appeal to children of all abilities

  • Dirty Work

    by Paul Steinbach March 2002

    A Variety of Techniques Exist To Keep Infields Properly Maintained