Wallace State Community College, Alabama Extension Office hosting the Pond Management series this month
HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System are partnering to host a Wallace State Pond Management Series.
Classroom presentations are scheduled for Feb. 17 and 24 at the Hooper Forestry Building on campus and a hands-on field day at the Wallace State Pond is scheduled for March 15.
Topics covered include liming and fertilization, aquatic weed management, wildlife damage, harvesting, stocking, fish kills, dam maintenance, strategies/goals and improvements ponds.
“Effective pond management is essential for many farmers. This class covers many areas of pond management, including fishing ponds to livestock ponds,” said Wallace State Agricultural Training Instructor Travis Kress. “This should be a beneficial class for many.”
The Wallace State campus pond is 5.3 acres and consists of various bass when assessed through past electrofishing processes.
Classroom on February 17 and 24 is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and costs $75. The March 15 Field Day runs from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and costs $50.
Places are limited and pre-registration is required. Register by contacting Ashley Baker at 256.352.8386 or [email protected]
For more information on Wallace State, visit www.wallacestate.edu
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