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Wetlands Workshop

July 12, 2007 - TRC

A Wetlands Workshop for Foresters, Loggers, Landowners and Code Enforcement Officers by the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine is scheduled for Tuesday, August 21st from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Join Gordon Moore of the Maine Forest Service and Ron Olson Soil Scientist from the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) at the USDA Office in Dover - Foxcroft for this informative workshop for landowners, loggers, foresters and code enforcement officers. Information will be presented about wetlands indicators, function, value and management. A field session at a nearby wetland will include information on soil indicators, vegetation indicators, hydrology indicators, and management.

Participants are requested to wear rubber boots and bring bug repellent.

Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, August 15th by calling the district office at 564 - 2321, extension 3, e-mailing info@piscataquisswcd.org, or stopping by 42 Pine Crest Drive, Dover -Foxcroft, ME 04426.

CEUs are available for code enforcement officers, loggers, site evaluators and foresters for this workshop.

Submitted by Laurie McKenney (laurie.mckenney@me.nacdnet.net)

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