Friday, August 24, 2012

Armyworms Are Here!

Fall armyworms have been reported in Walker County. Check you're pastures, hayfields and yards before these pests do to much damage!

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Renewable Energy Models

To the right is a photo of the renewable energy models that were purchased through a grant that was received from the Cawaco RC&D Council. We have a working model windmill, solar tracker panel, hydrogen powered car, water wheel and bio energy kit that is powered by ethanol. If you would like for us to bring these models to you're school or to an educational event please contact Katherine at (205) 384-0606 ext. 1.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Estate Planning For Forestry Owners workshop

An Estate Planning For Forestry Owners workshop will be hosted by the Walker County Soil and Water Conservation District on September 26, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Dr. Robert Tufts, Associate Professor, Forestry & Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University, will cover topics such as basic estate planning, gift & estate taxes and tax planning. Andy Baril, Regional Extension Agent, Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt. with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System will cover forestry ethics. Reservations are required however, no registration fee will be charged. Contact Katherine at (205) 387-1879 for reservations and information on CFE’s and PLM’s. Funding for this workshop will be provided by a grant from the Bradley/Murphy Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Trust.