If you have USDA Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) fields or other native warm-season grasses on your property; or you are interested in prescribed fire and other grassland management tools for quail and other wildlife management, then this workshop is for you. This workshop will cover CRP and Mid-Contract Management options, including herbicide, interseeding, and disking, as well as prescribed fire planning, safety, equipment and a tallgrass prairie demonstration burn (weather permitting) at Atherton Island Natural Area. Registration is $5 per person (includes lunch) and is payable at the door.
Space is limited and pre-registration is requested by October 18th.
This workshop is being sponsored by Purdue Extension, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Indiana Prescribed Fire Council, Pheasants Forever, Parke & Vermillion County Soil & Water Conservation Districts, and Ouabache Land Conservancy.