The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be offering a Predator Awareness Workshop on Tuesday October 23, 2012 at the Church of Christ Fellowship Hall in Richland Springs. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. with the program beginning at 9:00 a.m.
The agenda topics are: Interpreting Physical Evidence of Predation, Coping with Coyotes, Bobcats and Feral Hogs. Dr. Frank Craddock, Extension Sheep & Goat Specialist, will discuss Non-Lethal approaches to predator control and Doug Steen, Wildlife Services, will demonstrate other approaches to control predators. Additional topics will include Preventing Illicit Use of Pesticides in Predator Control Programs, A Code of Ethics for Predator Management, Predator Control and Wildlife Management, and Coyotes: A Matter of Perspective.
This program is a multi County educational effort with McCul-loch, Brown, Mills, Lampasas, Burnet, Llano, and San Saba Counties. Five and a half Continuing Education Units are offered for those with a Texas Department of Agriculture Pesticide License. Cost for the program is $25.00 which includes lunch. Please contact the San Saba County Extension office, 372-5416, or the Extension office in one of the above mentioned Counties no later than Friday, October 19th. This will allow us to better plan for the noon meal.