Category Archives: Water

6th Annual Spring Landowner Retreat Coming

The 6th Annual Landowner Retreat has been set for April 25th-27th at Holiday Lake 4-H Center in Appomattox. Only a handful of spots remain open as of this posting. Hurry and register online today or contact Jason Fisher at 434-476-2147 for more information. landowner retreat spring 2014

2014 Aquaculture Forum: The Next Level

This April 16th workshop will feature growing fish in cages from 9:30am – 3:30pm at Tide Right in Saluda, VA. $10.

Topics will include:

  • Processing
  • Cage Production
  • Cage Design and Construction
  • Marketing, CSA

For more information, view the brochure: 2014 Aquaculture Workshop
Please register by April 9 at

**Note: This meeting is separate from the local meetings to follow the initial community aquaculture meeting that was held on February 18 in Keysville. The agenda for those meetings is still being finalized and will be advertised when prepared.

6th Annual Spring Landowner Retreat: Focus on the Forest

The 6th Annual Landowner’s Retreat: Focus on the Forest will be held April 25-27 at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in Appomattox, VA.

This retreat, designed for new and inexperienced landowners will include both indoor and outdoor sessions. Topics to include:

  • Working with a forester
  • Timber sales/preventing timber theft
  • Managing for quail/creating early successional wildlife habitat
  • Water quality
  • Current research on hardwood and pines
  • Forest insect pests
  • Wildflower ID
  • Introduction to forest measurements

For more information, view the Landowner Retreat Spring 2014 brochure.

Please register by Friday, April 11, 2014.