Wildlife Resources Commission to Host Wildlife and Water Quality Workshop September 29th

By / Fishing / Tuesday, 20 September 2016 04:00

AMMON, N.C. (Sept. 12, 2016) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host an informational workshop for private landowners and those involved with agricultural production in Bladen, Sampson and Duplin counties. Topics will include wildlife habitat management techniques, pollinator habitat, longleaf pine management and recent bobwhite quail research. Attendees will also learn about property management assistance opportunities. The workshop will occur on Sept. 29 from 3 p.m.­­ to 5:45 p.m. at the Holmes Farm located on N.C. 242 approximately 1.3 miles north of the Old Fayetteville Road intersection in Ammon.
 The workshop, “Wildlife and Water Quality on N.C. Farms,” is hosted by the Commission’s Private Lands Program in partnership with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension and Smithfield’s Hog Production Division. A field tour of the Ammon CURE area will provide an opportunity to view an active swine farm with abundant early successional habitat and a high quail population. Private landowners and swine farm operators may attend the workshop free of charge. Registered swine farm operators are eligible to earn two hours of Operator in Charge (OIC) credits.
Registration is required by Sept. 26, 2016. Space is limited to the first 35 registrants. To register or receive additional information, contact Benjy Strope at (910) 874-5562 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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