Workshop Series for Property Owners

CONSERVATION WORKSHOP SERIES

A four session Conservation Workshop series targeted toward surburban and rural landowners with 5 acres or more of land will be held on Monday evenings for four consecutive weeks beginning November 7 and ending on the 28th.

The sessions are from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. in the MSU Extension Classroom at the Washtenaw County Service Center, 705 N. Zeeb Rd., Ann Arbor.

This workshop will help property owners understand basic conservation principles and practices to assist them with managing and maintaining their property.

The Guest speakers will cover the following topics: soils & erosion; storm water management & wetlands; wells & septic systems; naturalized landscaping; invasive plants & control methods; trees & shrubs; woodlot management; wildlife & habitat; and wildlife damage & control.

Cost for the Workshop series is $40 per person or $60 per couple. This pricing includes a binder of reference materials and refreshments at each meeting. Registration for this workshop is available http://washtenawcd.org/downloads/ConsWkshop.pdf . REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 31, 2011.

FOR MORE INFO: Call the Washtenaw County Conservation District, (734) 761-6721 ext. 5

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