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Conservation plans Forestry Field Day

May 20, 2013

Washington County Conservation will hold a Forestry Field Day at the Sockum Ridge Recreation Area, owned and managed by Washington County Conservation, from 12 to 4 p.m. June 4. Registration will begin at 12 p.m.

Conservation director Steve Anderson will welcome participants at 12:30 p.m. and provide the history of the area. At 1 p.m. Anderson and Jeremy Cochran of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will talk about site preparation for Natural Regeneration/Using RX fire to the benefit of woodlands. Other topics include a storm salvage harvest and timber stand improvement.

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