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Continuing Education at the Warnell School

Recreational Pond Management - Athens

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Monday, August 1, 2011

8:30 Registration
9:00 Welcome, Introductions and Course Overview/Expectations
9:15 Pond construction
        Renovation options for existing ponds
        Routine pond maintenance
10:30 Break
10:45 Pond stocking for specific objectives
          Options for growing bigger bass
          Options for optimizing productivity
11:15 Pond Management
Noon Lunch
1:00   Field Activities (Getting wet & muddy)
          Fish population and water quality assessment
          Water quality management methods
5:00 Adjourn


Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011

8:30     Field Activities (Might get wet)
     Aquatic weed management and troubleshooting problems
Noon     Lunch
1:00     Liming, Fertilization and Nutrient Management
1:30    Principles of Aquatic Plant Management
1:45    Aquatic Plant Identification
2:15    Break
2:30    Aquatic Weed Control
3:30    Troubleshooting Pond Problems
4:30    Wrap up
5:00    Adjourn

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