Workshop – Aquatic Vegetation as a Management Tool (Rescheduled: Sept 2016)
The Virginia and North Carolina Chapters of the American Fisheries Society will be hosting a workshop entitled “Aquatic Vegetation as a Management Tool” on Thursday, September 22nd (note new date!!) at the Visitor Assistance Center at John H. Kerr Reservoir. This one-day workshop will cover topics such as species of native aquatic vegetation to introduce or establish for fisheries enhancement in lake or reservoir systems, optimum aquatic vegetation coverage necessary for fisheries benefits, and strategies that reservoir managers can utilize to manage desired aquatic vegetation.
Instructors for the workshop will be Mark Fowlkes (NCWRC) and Dr. Rob Richardson (NC State). The workshop will take place from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and consist of a morning classroom session and an afternoon field session on Kerr Reservoir to observe ongoing vegetation projects. Participation in the workshop will be limited to the first 40 people that register. Lunch and snacks will be provided. There is a $25 fee for attending the workshop to cover the cost of food and workshop materials.
If you would like to register for this workshop, please contact the following individuals:
Address for Visitors Assistance Center: 1930 Mays Chapel Rd., Boydton, VA 23917
Directions to Visitors Assistance Center at John H. Kerr Reservoir