Managing Your Piece of Texas: Gillespie County Landowner Workshop
On Friday, June 22 at the Hill Country University Center (2818 E. HWY 290) in Fredericksburg from 8:30 a.m. until 3:15 p.m., the Gillespie Extension Office will be holding a program
geared towards Gillespie county landowners that have recently purchased land or for those who wish to improve on caring for their land.
This seminar will include topics such as:
- Planting for Wildlife
- Identifying Tree Diseases
- Riparian Areas and How to Manage Them
- Tax Valuation Options
- Wildfire prevention
- Tree Selection, Planting and Care
The cost to attend this seminar is $20 and lunch is included. 3 CEU’s will be offered. This class is limited to 100 attendees, so please pay ahead and call the Gillespie County Extension Office by June 20 to RSVP. Payment should be made ahead of time.
Beef & Range Field Day
The Beef and Range Field Day will be held on May 10 beginning at 3 p.m. at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds Show Barn in Fredericksburg.
The cost to attend is $15 and will cover the meal, exhibits, educational programs, and a chance for door prizes. Also offered, are 2 continuing education units (CEU’s) for those who obtain a Private Applicator’s license.
The pre-registration deadline is set for Friday, May 4. There will be a limited supply of tickets available at the door.
To purchase tickets ahead of time, visit NRCS/SWCD at 1906 N. Llano or the Gillespie County Extension Office at 95 Frederick Rd. Those interested may also call to reserve a spot at 830-997-3349 ext. 3 or 830-997-3452.
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- Prowl H2O Chemical Label
- Video on Trapping Feral Hogs
- Managing NR – Stocking Rates, Carrying Capacities & Animal Units
This is an online bookstore with a wide range of information available to the public from the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension program. Some publications are viewable as a pdf, and others are available for purchase. Once you pull up the website click on “Browse the Shelves” and search for the topic that you are interested in researching. Please feel free to contact a local extension agent for additional information.