OSU Extension is part of the 2nd Annual Backyard Conservation Day

On Saturday, April 23rd from 10 am – 1 pm  The Licking County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting A Backyard Conservation Day

Celebrate Earth Day and join us for a day of learning at the Ag Services Building at 771 East Main St. Newark.
◊  Explore our rain gardens, wetland, and woodlot
◊  Learn about invasive species & native plants
◊  Make nature-related crafts
◊  Purchase tree seedlings*, rain barrels, wildflower seeds, and more!
◊  Talk to our natural resource professionals about forestry, wildlife, stormwater, and more!
◊  Tour the Licking County Master Gardener’s demonstration garden
◊  Want to take the fun home? Tree seedlings, rain barrels, pond management books, and a host of conservation products will also be available for purchase!

Join OSU Extension for 2 short programs as I talk about – Understanding Soils and Fertilizers at 10:30 am and Safe Use of Pesticides at 11:30 am.
Visit all of our stations to learn about conservation in your own backyard from rain gardens to planting trees to rain barrels and more! There will also be crafts for kids, on-site demonstrations, and conservation supplies for sale.

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