Watershed protection, management workshop slated for Nov. 15 in Floresville

FLORESVILLE – A Watershed Protection and Management Workshop will be held from 8 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Floresville Event Center, 600  Highway 97 West in Floresville.

A free Texas Watershed Steward training will be held on Oct 11 in Austin. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo)

A Watershed Protection and Management workshop will be held from 8 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Floresville Event Center. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo)

The event is presented by Alamo Resource Conservation and Development Area Inc. in cooperation with the Patagonia Corporation and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Wilson County.

Presentations start at 9 a.m., with topics to include rangeland and riparian brush control, U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service cost-share programs, the Wilson County and Upper San Antonio River implementation plan, a water quality overview by San Antonio River Authority staff, and riparian systems and management.

The workshop will provide three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units –one integrated pest management and two general — for commercial, non-commercial and private applicators.

The cost is $15 per person and a catered lunch is included. Preregistration is required to ensure an accurate meal count and sufficient program materials.

For more information and to preregister, contact Bryan Davis at the AgriLife Extension office in Wilson County, 830-393-7357 or by-davis@tamu.edu, or contact the Alamo Resource Conservation and Development Area at 210-548-9248 or alamorcd@gmail.com.

-30-

Print Friendly
FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pinteresttumblr