Prairie Land Workshop

Profitable Prairies: From Restoration to Productive Grazing

Hosted by the Native Prairies Association of Texas,
Wilson County Soil and Water Conservation District,
and Wilson County Wildlife Management Association

Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Registration fee is $10. To register, fill out the form below.


8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sign in at the Kirchoff Farm, 1444 County Road 210, Floresville
The workshop begins with a Prairie Walking Tour & Habitat Management Demonstration led by Will Newman, OPJV; Jamie Killian, TPWD and Matt Kraus, NRCS. The topics will be: How Humans Changed Prairies, Prairie Restoration, and Managing with Prescribed Fire and Grazing. Dress for the outdoors.

11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meet at the Three Oaks Community Center, 158 County Road 210, Floresville.
Lunch is provided.

Afternoon workshop topics will include Kirchoff Family Farm Prairie Restoration and Grazing Production Goals, Grazing Native Grasses, Native Seed Sources, Funding Sources:  GRIP/EQIP/1-d-1/PUB/PFW, Why Grazing is Important for Prairies and People, and Conservation Easements.

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