From Enterprise Staff
Are you a landowner in Polk County? Do you enjoy bird watching in East Texas? Do you enjoy hunting deer? Are you interested in learning how to professionally manage land in East Texas? Do you want to learn how to improve wildlife habitat on your property?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, make sure to attend the 2023 East Texas Natural Resources Field Tours, free tours of professionally managed sites across east Texas.
Guided tours by professionals will allow participants a chance to gain in field knowledge of managing habitats, wildlife, and fisheries resources of East Texas. All tours will depart from the AgriLife Extension office located at 602 E. Church St. in Livingston at 8 a.m., but transportation and lunch will not be provided. RSVP is required. For more information and to RSVP call the Polk County AgriLife Extension office at 936-327-6828.
The first tour is Friday and it is the East Texas Plant Material Center, Winston 8 Ranch, SFA Experimental Forest.
The next tour is May 5 and is deer management in the field with TPWD wildlife biologist and recovery of bobwhite quail in Polk County.
The next tour is July 7 and is fisheries management in Lake Livingston and waterfowl management.