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Multiple extension offices to present Wildlife Management Seminar on Sept. 5 in Floral City

RELEASE DATE: August 15, 2008

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 marthat@ufl.edu.

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