Register Now for Wildlife Habitat Workshop

A habitat workshop series is being offered to landowners wishing to improve habitat for wildlife and other conservation goals.  The workshop series is sponsored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife, ODNR Division of Forestry, Pheasants Forever (PF), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), The Ohio State University Extension, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Districts.

The Grassland Habitat workshop is the second in the series and will take place on Saturday, July 13th from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm on the Rammel Farm located at 6879 Arcanum-Bears Mill Rd., Greenville, OH 45331.  This event is $10/person with continental breakfast and lunch and reference materials to take home.

The purpose of the workshop series is to offer the landowner and wildlife enthusiast a well-rounded approach to managing their property to establish and maintain wildlife habitat.  Each workshop will focus on a specific habitat type or wildlife species.  Participants will learn techniques for managing land to benefit both game species and wildlife in general as well as information on funding and technical assistance. This grassland workshops main focus will be CRP mid-contact management, grass & wildflower identification, grassland site prep and seeding, weed control and more.

The participants must pre-register with the Darke Soil &Water Conservation District at (937) 548-1715 ext. 3.  The registration deadline for the first workshop is July 5th, 2013.

Event announcement by the Ohio Department of Nature Resources Division of Wildlife.