Prescribed Fire School, Sep. 6-8 - CLASS IS FULL
The Kansas Prescribed Fire Council in partnership with Kansas Forest Service, Milford Wildlife Area KDWPT, Kansas Grazing Lands Coalition, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service invite individuals interested in learning about implementation of prescribed fire in an in-depth and hands-on manner to this 3 day event. For the small fee of $50 attendees will get lodging, meals, prescribed fire notebook and a nomex shirt. To join the waitlist or for additional information contact Shelly Wiggam at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 785-477-6592. Registration and payment are due August 19th.
Invasive Species Workshop, Sep. 17, Troy, KS
Are you interested in learning how to control invasive plants and insects? Consider attending this upcoming Invasive Species Workshop being held at Troy Community Park in Troy, KS. Admission is free, however attendees are asked to RSVP no later than Sept. 11 by contacting Chris Griffin, Doniphan County Conservation District, at (785) 985-2221, ext. 3. Lunch will be provided, courtesy of the Wolf River chapter of Quail Forever/Pheasants Forever. Attendees will learn about area-specific invasive plants and insects, including sericea lespedeza, Johnson grass, bush honeysuckle, garlic mustard, thistles, tree of heaven, and emerald ash borer.
Fall Forestry Field Day, Oct. 9
The 25th Annual Fall Forestry Field Day will be at the Geyer Forestry Research Area at Tuttle Creek Lake, north of Manhattan, Kansas. Field Day attendees will tour the Kansas State University research projects including the black walnut provenance study and bur oak regional provenance study. Forestry management and landscape scale forestry projects will be reviewed at Pottawatomie Lake No. 2. Additional presentations for the day will include a sawmill demonstration, wildlife management, the use of prescribed fire in woodland, invasive plants and pests, and more.