Save the park! Keep the rubber off! Let it go bareback!

The Save Westmount Park group got an opinion in the Gazette today. Their cause is keeping artificial turf out of the park, due to the artificial surfaces’ perceived risks to health and the environment.

Wikipedia has a good roundup of the pros and cons of artificial versus natural grass:

  • PRO: It’s easier to maintain
  • CON: It’s made of old tires and heavy metals which are poisonous

The things we do just to make our lives a bit easier and our grasses a bit greener…

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