Conservation Field Day set

Event to be held at Kamrar Wildlife Area

— Submitted photo Prairie Rivers of Iowa field day will focus on options for managing and conserving chronically wet farmland and acreages.

Prairie Rivers of Iowa is will host a conservation field day on Wednesday, June 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hamilton County Kamrar Wildlife Area which is one mile west of Kamrar at 2704 Lockwood Ave.

This event is for farmers and landowners and will focus on options for managing and conserving chronically wet farmland and acreages.

“We often hear from landowners who are concerned about the effects of wet weather and on their property. This is a chance to learn about solutions and assistance from the experts,” said Prairie Rivers of Iowa Forestry and Land Management Specialist Mike Brandrup.

Representatives from Prairie Rivers of Iowa, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, the Hamilton County Conservation Board and Pheasants Forever will be presenting and answering questions.

It’s also a great opportunity to see and learn about the Kamrar Wildlife Area wetland project from start to finish.

The free event will be outdoors so attendees should dress accordingly. It will be moved to the nearby Hamilton County Conservation Board Headquarters at Briggs Woods Park in case of inclement weather.

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