Free Fall Wildlife Food Plot Workshop

Posted: Aug 11, 2022, 1:20 PM

A free Fall Wildlife Food Plot workshop will be offered on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center in Bossier City to provide information on how to improve wildlife habitat by establishing or improving wildlife food plots.

This workshop is hosted by Bossier Parish Libraries, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Trailblazer RC&D.

Information on food plot site selection and development, what to plant and when to plant, soil fertility, weed management and financial/technical assistance will be featured. Wildlife biologist Terry Johnston will share advice on the best plant species, selecting seed, soil testing, and more. Johnston will share his personal experience with food plots; what worked and what didn’t.

On-site registration begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center, 2206 Beckett St., with refreshments. Workshop sessions begin at 6 p.m. and conclude at 7:30 p.m. To pre-register or for more information on the workshop, call or text (318) 237-8350 and provide contact information plus the name of workshop.

This workshop will be conducted in accordance with Louisiana Department of Health COVID-19 guidelines. If you are not feeling well or you have been exposed to COVID-19, please stay home.

Free registration and refreshments for this workshop are made possible by the support of partners and sponsors including Energy Transfer; Hunt Forest Products, LLC; Mudd & Holland Consulting Foresters, LLC; Weyerhaeuser; Allstate Land & Timber Company; and National Wild Turkey Federation.

Also, Burnham Construction, Inc.; Canfor Southern Pine; Louisiana Forestry Association; Bossier Parish Police Jury; Bossier Parish Libraries; Whitetails Unlimited, Lincoln Parish Chapter; USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service; and Trailblazer RC&D.