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Clark County Soil & Water Conservation District Activities at the Clark County 4-H Fair

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Posted 07 July 2016 - 02:38 PM

The Clark County Soil & Water Conservation District will be hosting the following activities in the Natural Resources Conservation Education Facility during the Clark County 4-H Fair. The Exhibit Area will be open from Monday, July 11th - Friday, July 15th beginning at 6:00 p.m. each evening.


Monday - Bicentennial Celebration

Featuring Abraham & Mary Todd Lincoln impersonators Larry & Mary Elliot, the Scott County Museum Quilters, Lincoln National Boyhood Home staff, and Clark County Historian Jeanne Burke.  Visitors will also learn about the Growing Lincoln Cushaw Squash project.


Tuesday - Farm to Table

Featuring Mike Whisman of Whisman's Backyard Honey, Pat Larr of Hoosier Hills Kiko Goats, Jennifer Kipper of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and information about local Farmer's Markets.  We will have recipes to help you know how to prepare products that are currently "in season".


Wednesday - Chainsaw Carving

Featuring Bear Paw Carvers of Brandenburg, KY.  Carvings will be done during the Fair on this evening.  Fair patrons may purchase carvings or place an order.


Thursday - Forestry & Wildlife

Featuring Mark Booth of Take Flight! Wildlife Education, District Forester Allie Cline, District Wildlife Biologist Shannon Winks, and information about developing and maintaining a Bluebird Trail.


Throughout the Week - Learn about our partnership with Clark County 4-H and our desire to bring Bison (just 1) to Clark County through the Indiana Bison-Tennial Art Project.  Take a selfie with our cardboard Bison, Roam, who will be moving throughout the Fairgrounds.  Find out how you can support this project.



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