ULLIN, Ill. — Registration now is open for the 2019 Southern Illinois Conservation Workshop from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Sept. 21 at Shawnee Community College in Ullin.
“We have a tremendous lineup of presentations this year on a wide variety of conservation and natural resource topics,” said University of Illinois Extension forester Chris Evans.
Registration is $20, lunch included.
The day’s programs include:
- Where the Bats are: Enhancing Habitat for Bat Conservation — Karen Mangan.
- Conservation Basics: Learning Tree ID Skills — Jennifer Behnken.
- Pond Management for Fish — Shawn Hirst.
- Forest Health Update — Justin Dodson.
- Invasive Species Management Basics — Nick Seaton.
- Knobs for Bob’s: Managing Open Woodlands and Grasslands for Bobwhites — Bob Caveny.
- Smartphone Apps in Natural Resources — Kevin Rohling.
- Introduction to Financial Assistance Programs for Landowners — Danette Cross.
- Trail Stewardship Best Management Practices — Kelly Pearson.
- Prescribed Fire Primer — Caleb Grantham.
- Ephemeral Ponds: Why and How — Christina Feng.
- Chainsaw Safety Considerations — Chris Evans.
- Soil: Scratching the Surface — Robin Mizell.
- Choosing Native Plants for Pollinators — Erin Medvecz.
- Integrated Pest Management in Agricultural Systems — Karla Gage.