Oak Prairie Region Wildlife Habitat Management Workshop

An educational workshop for rural landowners. Workshop will cover topics such as wildlife habitat management, feral hog control, prescribed burns and habitat restoration.

When Aug 03, 2013
from 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where El Campo Civic Center, 2350 N. Mechanic St.
Contact Phone (979) 732-2082

$20 Registration Fee before July 26th/$30 late registration-pay at the door
Catered meal provided/3 CEU Credits
RSVP required - Call 979-732-2082 to RSVP


7:00 – 8:30 check in/vendor set up 

8:30 welcoming comments/presentations begin 

Presentations include: 

  • Quail habitat management in the Oak Prairie Region - Doug Jobes/Mark Lange (TPWD) 
  • Feral hog and predator control - T.J. Muir (Wildife Damage Mgmt Biologist - Texas Agrilife Extension) 
  • Habitat management techniques for white-tailed deer - Brendan Witt (TPWD) 
  • History and future of turkey management in the Oak Prairie Region - David Lobpries/Jason Hardin (TPWD) 
  • Abilities of the Wildlife Habitat Federation to assist landowners in habitat restoration - Jim Willis (WHF) 
  • Techniques to conduct an effective and safe prescribed burn - Greg Pleasant (TPWD) 
  • Success of a proper prescribed burn regimen on mad island wildlife management area - Lange Alford (TPWD) 
  • Grazing management to encourage and protect wildlife habitat - Corrie Bowen (Texas Agrilife Extension) 

Event will also include: 

  • Habitat restoration experiences by area landowners 
  • Question/answer session 
  • Habitat restoration equipment demonstration 

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