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Forestry Workshop

  • 02/09/2017
  • 9:30 AM
  • Ballard Nature Center - Altamont

WHEN:   February 9, 2017  Registration at 9:30 AM - Meeting starts at 10:00

WHERE:  Ballard Nature Center, 5253 E Hwy 40, Altamont

WHO:  All Forest Landowners in Effingham, Jasper, Shelby, Clay, Richland, Cumberland and Fayette Counties

SPEAKERS:
Bart Pals (NRCS) — New Cost-Share Program (RCPP)
Amy Warner (FSA) — Updates to CRP
Wade Bloemer — Practices Eligible for Cost-Share
Kurt Bobsin — Forest Management Plans
Jay Hayek — Values of Timberland

FREE soup and sandwich lunch will be provided.

Outdoor session beginning at 1 p.m. will cover identification and control of common woodland invasives and timber stand improvement (TSI). Please dress appropriately.

Call to RSVP:  217/347-7107, Ext 3  (space is limited). Sponsored by Effingham County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD), Lincoln Heritage RC&D, Effingham County Farm Bureau, Tree Farm System, University of Illinois Extension, and the Illinois Forestry Association.

Click HERE to download the program flier.

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