TAVARES — The Lake County Extension Office is encouraging local residents to attend a multi-county Wildlife Management Seminar that is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Citrus County Cattlemen’s Youth Education Center, located at the intersection of county roads 581 and 480 in Floral City.
Presentations during the seminar include:
• Identifying Important Native Quail Plants — Kristen Candelora, a natural resource agent with Desoto County Extension Office
• Bobwhite Basics — Dr. Bill Giuliano, a wildlife extension specialist with the Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation
• Deer Management and Field Plant Identification — Mark Asleson, a wildlife biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
• Turkey Management and Field Plant Identification — Macky Thurman, a wildlife biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
• Results from Wildlife Survey — Adam Willcox, a graduate assistant with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
• Planting Wildlife Food Plots — Ed Jennings, livestock agent with Citrus County Extension Office, and Jack Melton, a seed producer and food plot sponsor
• Tour of Rooks Ranch Native Plant Species, Dove Fields and Food Plots — Martha Thomas, livestock agent with Lake County Extension Office
For more information or to register for the Wildlife Management Seminar by Friday, Aug. 22, contact Martha Thomas at (352) 343-4101 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.