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August Wildife School to be Held in Cherokee County


Experts discuss traps at previous school.
Experts discuss wildlife traps.

Auburn, Ala, July 6, 2010

The “Wildlife School,” a land management training seminar, will be held at the Gadsden State Community College, Centre, Alabama, August 26-27, 2010. The targeted audience includes landowners and land managers interested in improving wildlife habitat and population management. Topics include feeding, beaver and hog control, timber management, wildlife openings, deer and turkey management, pond management, quail and dove management, where to get help, and much more.

The training is hosted by the Alabama Association of Conservation Districts Forestry and Wildlife Standing Committee. Sponsors include the Alabama Soil and Water Conservation Committee, the Walker, Calhoun, and Cherokee Counties Soil and Water Conservation Districts, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, and the Alabama Wildlife Federation.

Registration is $85, and includes the 2 day seminar, 2 meals, and 2 breaks. Single day registration for Thursday or Friday is available for those who cannot attend both days.

Registered foresters that attend will receive Continuing Education Credits for each day of attendance.

The agenda and registration form are available online at:,  click on “calendar,” then scroll down to “AACD Forestry & Wildlife Committee Wildlife School.” Deadline for registering is August 18, 2010.

For more information, contact Cheryl Hall, Calhoun County Soil and Water Conservation District, 1413 Hillyer Robinson Parkway, Suite B, Anniston, AL 36207. Phone: 256-835-7821 Ext #3.