Persons interested in pond and lake management are invited to a series of free workshops this spring.
The workshops are a joint effort of the Nebraska Extension, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The workshops are intended for landowners and others interested in learning about:
— Sandpit lake functions, characteristics and challenges
— Managing waters for fisheries
— Lake management planning
— Resolving common maintenance problems
— Toxic algae management and sampling
— Invasive species
Reservations are required. The schedule for the workshops, which will begin at 6 p.m., is as follows:
Grand Island – March 2, Hall County Extension Office, 3180 W. U.S. Highway 34; register by Feb. 27 at http://go.unl.edu/grandislandlake
Weeping Water – March 7, Cass County Extension Office, 8400 144th St., Ste. 100; register by March 2 at http://go.unl.edu/weepingwaterlake
Columbus – March 16, Pinnacle Bank, 210 E. 23rd St.; register by March 13 at http://go.unl.edu/columbuslake
For more information, contact Katie Pekarek at email@example.com.