Kansas Workshop On Land And Stream Health Aimed At Producers

SENECA – The Delaware River and Tuttle Creek Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) programs will host a one-day producer workshop from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. on January 15, 2019, at the Nemaha County Community Building, 1500 Community Drive, Seneca. The workshop will feature nationally recognized soil health advocate Gail Fuller and Phil Balch, a stream specialist who is the principal of Wildhorse Riverworks, Inc. Fuller has been using regenerative soil health practices on his family farm near Emporia since the mid 1980s and Balch has more than 30 years of experience helping landowners design and implement streambank stabilization and rehabilitation projects. Other resource specialists and area producers will address related conservation topics including forestry, wildlife habitat and livestock management.

The workshop is a collaborative effort of the Delaware River and Tuttle Creek WRAPS, Glacial Hills Resource Conservation and Development, Kansas Forest Service, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, Kansas State University Research and Extension, and the Conservation Division of the Kansas Department of Agriculture.

There is no charge to attend the workshop, but advance registration is required. Lunch will be provided to those who register by Jan. 10, 2019. Register at wraps.eventbrite.com.

For more information, contact Kerry Wedel, Delaware River WRAPS, (785) 284-3422 or watershed@delawarewraps.com.