Friday, 03 14, 2014
1-800-858-1549, ext. 4454
FRANKFORT, Ky. –
Landowners can learn more about managing their ponds for farm, recreational or
small-scale aquaculture use at two special workshops scheduled for March 22 in
Leitchfield and April 12 in Frankfort. The workshops are free and open to the
Experts from the Kentucky Department
of Fish and Wildlife Resources and Kentucky State University will provide an
overview of fish management, keeping fish alive and healthy, water quality and
nutritional needs of fish in existing ponds. Presenters will also discuss pond
site selection and proper construction.
In addition, participants can learn
about small-scale and recreational aquaculture for catfish and shrimp.
Preregistration is not required.
However, only those participants who preregister for either workshop are
assured of receiving all workshop materials.
The Leitchfield workshop will be
conducted from 8:30 a.m. to noon (Central time) at the Grayson County Extension
Office, 123 Commerce Drive. The Frankfort workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m.
to noon (Eastern time) at the Franklin County Extension Office, 101 Lakeview
For more information or to preregister, contact Dr.
William A. Wurts at (270) 365-7541, Ext. 200, or firstname.lastname@example.org; Forrest Wynne at (270) 247-2334 or email@example.com; or Keenan Bishop at (502) 695-9035 or firstname.lastname@example.org.