Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Longleaf Pine Tour Shows Benefits

Longleaf Pine Restoration Tour


WHAT:  Workshop and tour of the Rocky Creek Timber forest demonstrates benefits of growing Longleaf pine: large yields, adaptation to fire and resistance to insects and diseases. Longleaf pine forests provide ideal habitat for a diverse array of plants and animals and are important to protecting springs and groundwater.  


WHERE:  451 SW CR 345, Chiefland, FL

WHEN:  March 13, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.


WHO:  Property of Jim and Mary Helmers. U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resource Conservation Service, SFRC, University of Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife, SFI Implementation Committee, Florida Forest Service.

CONTACT: Chris Demers, 352-514-0819, cdemers@ufl.edu or Jim Helmers, helmers6@aol.com, 321-279-9939


REGISTRATION: Cost is $10 per person, lunch and materials included. Please register at http://fsp-tour031314.eventbrite.com or call Chris Demers at 352-846-2375.

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