Riparian Forest Buffer Plantings Workshop and Tour

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Riparian Forest Buffer Plantings Workshop and Tour

Time: September 19, 2013 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Location: USDA NRCS Big Flats Plant Materials Center
Street: 3266 State Route 352
City/Town: Big Flats, NY 14841
Website or Map: http://events.constantcontact…
Phone: 607-562-8404
Event Type: workshop, and, tour
Organized By: paul.salon@ny.usda.gov Paul Salon
Latest Activity: Aug 28, 2013

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The Riparian Forest Buffer Workshop and Tour will feature Dr. Bernard Sweeney from the Stroud Water Reseach Center. Bernard will cover the ecology of riparian buffers and their water quality benefits.  David Wise, also from the Stroud, will cover the pratical application of buffer designs, tree/shrub planting, use and mangement of tree tubes for herbicore protection. Dr. Don Leopold, from SUNY ESF, will discuss native tree/shrub selections. Other great speakers will discuss topics such as establishing and maintaining trees/shrubs in riparian areas, nursery stock care, seed collection and handling, as well as a tour of the USDA NRCS BIg Flats Plant Materials Center's studies involving tree/shrub establishment and maintenance.  Please see the website below for registration and further information.

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Comment by Shawnna Clark on August 28, 2013 at 3:03pm

Just got approval for 4.5 continuing ed. credits through the Society of American Foresters.  ;)

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