Effects of Fall Burning Workshop • Chase County
Tuesday, Oct 13th, 2015 @ 9am-4pm
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve • Strong City, KS • Map
Are you interested in learning more about the effects of fall fire on cattle production and the natural resources on your land? Then come meet us for a field tour, presentations, and panel discussion at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. To reserve a spot or more information, contact Shelly
Wiggam at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 785-‐477-‐6592.
The Preserve implemented a fall burn in its patch-‐burn grazing pastures in 2014. We will talk about the effects on 2015 steer production, as well as effects on forage, soil, air, and water health.
1. Field Tour of Fall Burn Site – Brian Obermeyer, Kansas TNC
2. First order Fire Effects – Sherry Leis, GPFSE
3. Fall prescribed fires - special considerations – Deon Steinle, USFWS
Dr. David Engle, Oklahoma State University, has decades experience with fall burning. He will speak about fall fire effects on long-‐term forage and cattle production, wildlife habitat, and soil and water quality.
Contact: Shelly Wiggam email@example.com 785-‐477-‐6592
More Info: Workshop FlyerSponsor: Kansas Prescribed Fire Council
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