University of GeorgiaLandowners, farmers or sportsmen who want to increase the value and benefits of the land they own, manage or hunt should attend the 2009 Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day Sept.17 at the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga. Federal and state experts in the fields of wildlife and forest management will be on hand to present the most up-to-date research-based information. The field day will include both management recommendations and real-life technique demonstrations. More than 25 topics will be discussed, including food plots, pond management, timber marketing, prescribed burning, cost-share programs, invasive insects, disease and plants and wild turkey, dove, quail, deer and small game management. Participants will be transported to field day sites via tram and will receive a booklet with topics and speaker information. Continuing education credits in forest pest control, right-of-way and logger will be available. This event is sponsored by the Georgia Forestry Commission, the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, Georgia Department of Natural Resources-Wildlife Resources Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service and Fort Valley State University. Registration costs $30, which includes the field day program and lunch. For more information, visit the AWFD Web site at www.caes.uga.edu/events/awfd09/.
Published on 08/27/09
Managing land and wildlife
By Sharon Dowdy for CAES News
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