A Grassland Management Workshop is scheduled for Saturday October 5th, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Miller Woods in Parke County (near Bridgeton), 3505 E 500 S, Rockville, IN. If you have USDA Conservation Reserve Program fields or other native warm-season grasses on your property; or you are interested in prescribed fire and other grassland management tools for quail and other wildlife management, then this workshop is for you. This workshop will cover CRP and Mid-Contract Management options, including herbicide, inter-seeding, and disking, as well as prescribed fire planning, safety, equipment and a demonstration burn (weather permitting). Registration is $10 per person and includes lunch. Space is limited and pre-registration is requested by September 27th. This workshop is being sponsored by Parke County SWCD, Purdue Extension, Quail Forever – Wabash Valley Chapter, and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. Please contact us if you need special accommodations.
Please make checks for $10 payable to Vermillion County Education Fund and mail to: Purdue Extension, 703 W Park St, Ste 1, Cayuga, IN 47928
From Bellmore, Indiana (east and north of property) From US-36 Go south on IN-59 N for 2.5 mi Turn right onto New Discovery Rd 2.3 mi to left turn onto Bicycle Rd 2.0 mi to left turn onto Co Rd 400E 0.5 mi to right turn at the 1st cross street onto E 500 S 0.5 mi to left turn into lane at 3505 E 500 S Rockville, IN. Up the hill to parking.From Rockville, Indiana (west and north of the property) From US 36/Ohio Street go south on Erie Street one block to High Street Turn left from Erie St onto High St, then almost immediately take an angled right turn onto Bridgeton Road Follow Bridgeton Rd 5.7 miles to a left turn onto 500 S. 1 mile to a right turn into lane at 3505 E 500 S Rockville, IN. Up the hill to parking.
The event flyer is available here: https://www.purdue.edu/fnr/extension/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ParkeCoPrescribedFireWorkshop10_5_2019.pdf