Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Pond Management Seminar, May 13

Do you have weed problems in your pond? Would you like to learn more about how to better manage your pond for fishing, swimming, aesthetics or other interests? A Pond Management Seminar will be held on May 13, 2010 from 9:00 am – Noon at the Watauga Agricultural Conference Center. The seminar will be hosted via Extension’s web-based Elluminate system.

Topics to be covered include: pond construction, stocking rates, fish species, managing water quality, balancing fish populations, recreational trout ponds, feeding fish, aquatic weed identification and control methods.

For commercial pesticide applicators, pesticide education credits have been approved for 1 hour in the categories of A N D X. To receive credit, attendees will need their pesticide applicator license number.

There is a $5 fee to attend the session. To register, please contact Jim Hamilton at the Watauga Cooperative Extension Service at 264.3061.

1 comment:

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