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Clark County Soil & Water Activites at Clark County 4-H Fair

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#1 TamK



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Posted 07 July 2015 - 03:22 PM

The Clark County Soil & Water Conservation District will be hosting numerous activities and events from Monday, July 13 through Friday, July 17 during the 4-H Fair.  The Natural Resources Exhibit Area, maintained by the SWCD is located on the northeast corner of the Fairgrounds and is open from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. each night (weather permitting). 


Activities include:


Monday, July 13 - Indiana Heritage Night featuring local historian, Jeanne Burke and Larry and Mary Elliott who portray Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln.


Tuesday, July 14 - Agriculture Night, featuring the Farmers Care Food Drive; local beekeeper, Mike Whisman; and Chef Nancy Russman who will demonstrate how to cook up some of the produce found at our local farmers markets.


Wednesday, July 15 - Chainsaw carving by Bear Paw Chainsaw Carving of Brandenburg, KY.


Thursday, July 16 - Forestry & Wildlife Night featuring our district forester and wildlife biologist; Mark Booth of Take Flight Wildlife Education (raptor demonstration); and a blue bird trail display.


There will also be lots of informational displays and brochures available on topics such as Indiana agriculture, pollinators, watersheds, stormwater pollution prevention, recreation, fishing and hunting. 


Local Conservation Officers will also be in the exhibit area and available to answer questions.


The fish tank in the exhibit area will be stocked by Kopp's Lakes of Clarksville, Indiana.  They will also be on-hand for Forestry & Wildlife Night on Thursday.

Edited by TamK, 07 July 2015 - 03:47 PM.

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