Published on 11/04/10

UGA to hold fish pond workshop

An upcoming workshop from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is designed specifically for fish pond and stock pond owners and managers.

Fish Pond Management Training will be held Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Tifton, Ga., at the Blackshank Farm picnic area. Extension faculty will cover fish stocking, weed control, oxygen management, trophy bass management, trophy bluegill management, fish diseases and fish pond renovation.

A $5 lunch will be available.

The Blackshank Farm is located north of Zion Hope Church Road on Carpenter Road. Turn at the Blackshank Farm sign and follow the road to the pond and picnic area.

For more information, call (229) 386-3218.

Stephanie Schupska is the communications coordinator with the University of Georgia Honors College.