14 Farm Science Review talks on ponds, wildlife

If watching wildlife, managing your land for wildlife, and having and enjoying a healthy pond are your things, here’s what the Gwynne Conservation Area has on tap for you during Farm Science Review, Sept. 22–24.

Tuesday, Sept. 22

  • 10:30–11 a.m., Attracting Wildlife to your Property, Brian Hackett
  • 11–11:30 a.m., Invasive (and Some Not) Species Affecting Ponds: Why it Matters, Eugene Braig
  • 11:30 a.m. to noon, Snake ID, Brian Hackett
  • Noon to 1 p.m., Butterfly Habitat Creation and Monarch Release, Jenna Balaz
  • 1:30–2 p.m., Benefits of Bats, Marne Titchenell
  • 2–2:30 p.m.; Attracting Beneficial Insects: Pollinators, Predator, Parasites; Curtis Young

Wednesday, Sept. 23

  • 10:30–11 a.m., Owls of Ohio, Marne Titchenell
  • 11 a.m. to noon, Quail and Pheasant Management and Prairie Walk, Mike Retterer
  • Noon to 12:30 p.m., Importance of Pollinators to Agriculture, Emilee Hardesty
  • 12:30–1 p.m., Conserving Native Bee Populations for Pollination, Amanda Bennett
  • 1–1:30 p.m., live Q-and-A with wildlife industry professionals
  • 1:30–2:30 p.m., An Extension Educator’s Top 5 Pond Queries, Eugene Braig

Thursday, Sept. 24

  • 10:30–11 a.m., Attracting Birds to Your Yard, Marne Titchenell
  • 11 a.m. to noon, Landscaping with Native Plants, Pam Bennett

Remember to visit the Review’s website, fsr.osu.edu, to check for any late schedule changes.

Farm Science Review is being held 100% online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Viewing all of the Review’s activities, including all of its Gwynne talks, is free, but you have to sign up ahead of time at fsr.osu.edu. Sign up started Sept. 8. (Photo: Northern bobwhite, Getty Images.)

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