Resources for landowners seminar April 16
Weeds, insects and drought, oh my! Landowners face many challenges in stewarding their properties, but never fear, assistance is available!
The Larimer County Open Lands Program is hosting a seminar for landowners providing them the opportunity to hear from and interact with natural resources professionals regarding managing private lands.
Representatives from the following agencies will be in attendance:
Natural Resources Conservation Service, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, Colorado State Forest Service, Colorado Division of Wildlife, Larimer County Weed District, and Larimer County Open Lands Program. Topics will include: weed management, native vegetation restoration, drought management, and other salient issues relevant to small and large scale landowners, and conservation/clustered development homeowners’ associations.
A choice of one of two optional field trips will be offered in the afternoon: 1) a private property demonstrating wildlife habitat projects, irrigation and lateral ditch functioning, and farming practices; 2) an open space owned by a homeowners association, featuring native plant restoration and wildlife habitat improvement projects.
Field trips will provide specific examples of how agencies have assisted private landowners in achieving land management goals. Space is limited, register today!
– Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2008
– Location: Colorado State University’s Agricultural Research, Development and
Education Center (ARDEC), 4616 NE Frontage Rd, Fort Collins, Colo.
– 8 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Informational sessions and lunch; 12:30 p.m.- 4 p.m.: optional field trip
– Registration fee: $15 per person, $20 after April 7 (includes morning beverages, lunch, and field trip); partial refunds are available up to April 7, less a $5 processing fee.
Registration forms can be downloaded at http://www.larimer.org/naturalresources/openlands or call (970) 679-4534 for a registration form to be mailed to you.
Please contact Windy Kelley at (970) 679-4534 with seminar and registration questions.
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