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Learn to Burn: Grassland Management Workshop

A Grassland Management Workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, October 25th, from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm at the Clinton Public Library, 313 S. 4th St., Clinton, IN 47842.  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. 

To register contact the Vermillion County Extension Office at 765-492-5330 or . 

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. 

To see more details please view this flyer.


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