Pond management workshop Saturday at Lake Simmie

first_img This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Dr. Rusty Wright, Auburn University’s Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures, will speak on managing ponds for good fishing and Claude Reeves, Extension specialist for aquaculture and recreational pond management, will discuss controlling aquatic growth in ponds.“We appreciated Dr. Wright and Mr. Reeves taking time to speak to the group about these topics,” Lyons said.The workshop will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday with registration and aquatic plant identification and will end at noon with a catfish lunch sponsored by Alabama Ag Credit.“We would like to extend a special thanks to Alabama Ag Credit for supporting this workshop,” Lyons said. “They have been excellent partners in Extension and we look forward to continuing this relationship by offering educational programs like this in the future.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Skip Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By Secrets Revealed Email the author Published 11:00 pm Monday, September 24, 2012 Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Book Nook to reopen The Pike County Extension office will conduct a Pond Management Workshop on Saturday at Lake Simmie off Highway 231 south of Brundidge.The workshop will be sponsored by Alabama Ag Credit.“This will be a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in learning more about recreational pond management,” said Grant Lyons, Pike County Extension coordinator. “This workshop will cover aquatic plant identification, managing ponds for good fishing and controlling aquatic plant growth. We’ll also have an electrofishing demonstration, which is commonly referred to as pond shocking, with a results explanation.” You Might Like Wally Lowery talks folk art with CHMS art students Folk art is defined as art originating among the common people of a region that reflects their traditional culture, especially… read more Pond management workshop Saturday at Lake Simmie Lyons said some of the most common inquiries the Extension office receives involve ponds.“We are often asked to make site visits to ponds for questions ranging from alkalinity and understanding PH to controlling plant growth,” he said.“In addition, we receive phone calls about the kinds of fish to stock a pond. The Pond Management Workshop will address many of the common questions.” Lyons also expressed appreciation to Lake Simmie for hosting the workshop.“Lake Simmie is a beautiful facility and we look forward to our visit,” he said. “This is a regional workshop covering Barbour, Bullock, Coffee, Crenshaw and Dale counties. So it is an opportunity to showcase Pike County to others from the region.”In the event of rain, the workshop will be moved to the indoor facility.The Pond Management Workshop is offered at no charge but registration is required. To register, call the Extension offices at 566-0985.Registration forms are available on the Pike County Extension office Facebook page. Sponsored Content By Jaine Treadwell Print Article Latest Storieslast_img read more