Join us on November 7 from 9am-11am at the Burlington Community Center (Room B), 340 S. 14th Street, Burlington, Colorado.
9:00am-9:30am: Pheasant Cover
Shannon Bowling, Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist, Pheasants Forever/NRCS/Colorado Parks and Wildlife
- Where did pheasants come from?
- Pheasants 101
- What kind of cover does a pheasant need?
9:30am-10:00am: Establishing Pheasant Cover
Noe Marymor, Private Lands Wildlife Biologist, Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory/NRCS/Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
- What you need?
- Where to put it?
- Programs available to help?
- Management of cover
10:00am-10:30am: Wildlife Beneficial Farming Practices
Kyle Franz, Soil Conservationist, NRCS Burlington, CO
- Harvest techniques
- Spraying and mowing
- Soil and wildlife
10:30am-11:00am: Pheasant forecast and the drought
Jerry Miller, Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist, Pheasants Forever/NRCS/Colorado Parks and Wildlife
- Spring and brood rearing conditions
- Pheasant forecast
- Where are they going to be this fall and winter?