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December 05, 2012   Email to Friend 

FREE ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP CLINICS BEGIN JAN. 15

Melissa Martin
(334) 612-5448
December 05, 2012

Alabama residents concerned with water and land management are invited to attend a free Environmental Stewardship clinic series. Clinic dates are Jan. 15, Feb. 5, March 5, April 16, May 14 and June 1 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. in Cherokee County.

Meeting locations vary per clinic, but Jan. 15 attendees will meet in Centre, Ala., at Gadsden State Community College’s Chamber of Commerce room.

Attendees will receive a resource notebook, and registrants who attend three clinics will receive a certificate of completion and an Environmental Steward yard sign.

Clinic topics include: introduction to water resources (Jan. 15); soil management for healthy water (Feb. 5); managing stream-side forests for wildlife, livestock and water health (March 5); grass management for healthy water (April 16); farm pond management (May 14) and smart yards for healthy water (June 1).

Clinics are sponsored by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Alabama Department of Environmental Management, Cherokee County Soil & Water Conservation District, and Weiss Lake Improvement Association. 

Pre-registration is encouraged, but same-day registrants will be permitted. Registration forms are available online at http://www.aces.edu/animalforage/. 

For additional information or to register, contact the Cherokee County Extension Office at (256) 927-3250.

Click here to download a brochure and registration form. 


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