Multi-County Wildlife Program slated for April 3 in Junction

JUNCTION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present a Multi-County Wildlife Program from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 3 at Coke Stevenson Center, 440 N. U.S. Highway 83 in Junction.

Registration will be from 8-9 a.m. with presentations to follow.

The Upper Gulf Coast Wildlife Expo and Trade Show scheduled from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at Twinwood Ranch Rio Brazos Hunting Preserve in Simonton. (Texas AgriLife Extension Service photo)

A multi-county wildlife program will be held April 3 in  Junction. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo)

Topics by AgriLife Extension experts and others during the program will be predators and their effects on wildlife, prescribed fire for wildlife, wildlife water “guzzler” systems and maintaining wild turkeys.

The program also will include a pre-lunch tour of Native American Seed Co. Lunch is included in the registration cost.

“This will be a useful and educational program for landowners interested in preserving wildlife habitat and providing support to maintain that wildlife through effective best management practices,” said Sam Silvers, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent for Kimble County.

Silvers said three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units for private applicator licensees will be offered.

The program cost is $30 preregistration and $35 for late or day-of registration. The deadline to preregister is March 31. Payment can be made the day of the program.

To preregister, call the AgriLife Extension office for Kimble County at 325-446-2620.

For more information on the program, contact Silvers at 325-446-2620 or gssilvers@ag.tamu.edu.

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