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Virtual Landowners' Woods & Wildlife Conference
February 19-20, 2021

Over 10 million acres of Virginia's woods are privately owned. The Woods & Wildlife Conference provides information, tools, and personal contacts to help private woodland owners keep their woods, and the wildlife that live in them, healthy and productive.

A variety of topics are offered to appeal to owners of both small and large tracts, and both new and experienced owners at this virtual conference.

$25 per terminal/device
Register by February 13, 2021.

All you need to know, and to register: Use the link below to go to the webpage, then click on the menu on the right side.
forestupdate.frec.vt.edu/landownerprograms/ConferencesandWorkshops2/WoodsandWildlifeConferences.html

To see the agenda, go to:
forestupdate.frec.vt.edu/content/dam/forestupdate_frec_vt_edu/landownerprograms/events/2021-progr...

Sponsoring partners include Virginia Dept.of Forestry, Virginia Cooperative Extension, and Virginia Forest Landowner Education Program
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Congratulations to Rob Harrison at Harrison Cattle Co and Bill Morris at Elk Creek Farm for receiving the TJSWCD Clean Water Farm Award. The clean water farm award is awarded to 'farmers who implement conservation plans and are doing their part to preserve water quality'. View more information about these farmers on our website:
www.tjswcd.org/awards-and-recognitions/
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Introduction to Stream Health ...

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Are you interested in learning about healthy streams and the condition of streams in Albemarle County? Are you interested in being part of the Stream Health initiative? Watch this video fb.watch/37-8CDMgKp/ to learn more, or attend the ‘Community Kickoff: Stream Health Initiative’ with County of Albemarle tonight at 6 pm fb.me/e/3vgNXORGy or tomorrow at 12 pm fb.me/e/dkheW427V ...

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Feeding Hay? Rolling out bales has benefits for soil health and pasture productivity. Spreading hay reduces damage to pastures. In addition, by spreading hay, nutrients from livestock manure are spread throughout the pasture providing a natural fertilizer. View the resources below for more information!

Resources:
Rolling Out Fertility - Highland Cattle USA
www.highlandcattleusa.org/content/management/Rolling%20Out%20Fertility.pdf

A Better Way to Feed Hay - Hereford World
hereford.org/static/files/0111_BaleGrazing.pdf
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