Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Home & Living
  3. Gardening

Dallas land-management workshop teaches wildlife habitat preservation, July 27

See also

Nature-loving landowners who want to preserve or rehabilitate a wildlife habitat on their own property are invited to attend the land management workshop presented by the Texas Parks & Wildlife and AgriLife Extension Service from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday, July 27, at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Urban Solutions Center, 17360 Coit Road in Dallas. The cost is $50 and includes lunch.

Topics include maintaining a habitat suitable for wildlife, pond management and aquatic weed control, drought management and wildlife tax valuation, which can reduce taxes.

Dr. Dale Rollins, a wildlife specialist and quail expert at the AgriLife Extension & Research facility in San Angelo will share his knowledge of wildlife habitat management. He is the founder of the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch in Roby. Billy Higginbotham, professor and wildlife and fisheries specialist at the AgriLife Research & Extension Center at Overton, will explain proper pond management and weed control. David Sierra of the East Texas Ecological Education Center in Tyler will cover techniques for prescribed burning. Michael Brooks of the Natural Resources Conservation Service will explain drought management and erosion, and Brett Johnson of Texas Parks & Wildlife will speak on the Wildlife Tax Valuation for landowners. The event is coordinated by the North Texas Master Naturalist Chapter. For more information or to register, go to www.ntmn.org/landownerwkshp or by call 214-904-3050.

Comments

Advertisement

Life

  • Derek Hough
    Derek Hough brings quadruple threat talent to 'DWTS' and beyond
    Today's Buzz
  • Hookah smoking
    Young adults believe hookah smoking pose no health threat
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Top outdoor activities
    Don't spend your summer indoors: Top outdoor activities to do with your significant other
    Camera
    10 Photos
  • Baby shower idea for men
    A new twist on baby showers is throwing a Daddy Baby-Q
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Wedding special
    'Curvy Brides' offers a new look into every bride's pursuit for her picture perfect wedding gown
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Morbid obesity
    Health: Morbid obesity decreases life span by up to 16 years
    Camera
    7 Photos