Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Wetland Wildlife Workshop Saturday, June 27, 2015

A habitat workshop series is being offered to landowners wishing to improve wildlife habitat on their property. The workshop series is sponsored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife, Division of Forestry, PheasantsQuail Forever, Natural Resources Conservation Service, The Ohio State University Extension, US. Fish & Wildlife Service, National Wild Turkey Federation and Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Districts.

The Wetland Wildlife Habitat Workshop is the latest in the series and will take place on Saturday, June 27, 2015 from :30 am to 3:00 pm in Miami County at the Upper Valley JVS which is located at 8811 Career Drive Piqua, OH 45356. Participants will spend the first half of the workshop indoors and the second half at the Willowbrook Environmental Education property wetlands to experience hands-on education in the field with wildlife biologists and other professionals.

The purpose of the workshop series is to offer landowners and wildlife enthusiasts a well-rounded approach to managing their property to establish and maintain wildlife habitat. This wetland workshop will focus on wetland wildlife, ecology, and habitat management and will include topics on wildlife and plant ID, wetland soils and hydrology, types of wetlands, and more. Participants will get to learn from demonstrations and instruction from presenters.

This event is 10 per person and includes light breakfast refreshments, lunch, and a folder full of reference materials to take home.

All participants must preregister with the Darke Soil Water Conservation District at 1117 South Towne Court Greenville, Ohio 45331 or call 937-5481752. The registration deadline for this workshop is June 19th.

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