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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: wiggie@ksu.edu 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.

Field Presentations
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

Research Presentation
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 wiggie@ksu.edu 785-‐477-‐6592

More Info: Workshop Flyer

Sponsor: Kansas Prescribed Fire Council

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