This workshop will cover management strategies that can be used to integrate wildlife and forestry objectives and available assistance programs.
Oct. 15, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
Landowners, managers and others interested in integrating wildlife and forest management objectives. Presented by Florida’s Forest Stewardship Program and Apalachicola Regional Stewardship Alliance. Partners include USDA's Natural Resource Conservation Service, Florida Forest Service, University of Florida / IFAS, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tall Timbers Research Station and Conservancy, West Florida Water Management District, The Nature Conservancy, and others. Supported by a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
Fees: $5 fee includes lunch and materials. Register online at
http://fsp-workshop101515.eventbrite.com/ or call Jefferson County Extension at (850) 342-0187.
Location: County Road 1469, 2.75 miles from intersection with US 301
This tour will cover longleaf pine regeneration and management, groundcover restoration, wildlife habitat management, how to combat invasive exotic species, Silviculture Best Management Practices, available assistance and more.
Oct. 22, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. ET
Who: Landowners, managers and others interested in integrating wildlife and forest management objectives. Presented by University of Florida / IFAS Forest Stewardship Program, Bill Black, Florida Forest Service, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service.
Fees: $10 fee includes lunch and materials. Register online at
https://fsp-tour102215.eventbrite.com/ or call Chris Demers, 352-846-2375.
Location: Jackson County Agricultural Complex, 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, FL
WHAT: Veterans, new and small farmers interested in learning about agricultural programs and services available.
WHERE: Jackson County Agricultural Complex, 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, FL
WHEN: Nov. 6, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
WHO: Presented by Farm Credit of Northwest Florida, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District, SunSouth John Deere, USDA Farm Service Agency, UF IFAS Extension, UF North Florida Research & Education Center, FAMU Extension, Jackson County Farm Bureau.
Fees: Registration required so sponsors can prepare lunch. Register on-line at http://www.farmcredit-fl.com/workshop/.aspx or call 850-526-4910.