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Forest Food For Wildlife: Enhancing Mast Production Nov. 2
Nov. 2, 2012 | 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
Knox County Health Department
11660 Upper Gilchrist Road
Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Most woodland owners show some interest in promoting wildlife on their properties. One of the key components for wildlife habitat is providing a variety of 'mast' for them. Learn all about hard and soft mast and how to promote this important food source for wildlife.Mast? What is that word? What good is it to wildlife? Mast is essentially the nuts, berries, and seeds of trees that serve as a very important food source to many species of forest wildlife.This day-long workshop will focus on the identification and enhancement of the mast producing trees in your woodlot. During our discussion of a variety of mast producing species and their different nutritionals values, we will focus on management strategies that will improve mast production and attract wildlife to your property.Class limited to the first 30 people. Registration: $35. Register by Oct. 26.