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Fire Management and Oak Woodland Restoration in Eastern Texas

Join us for this free workshop and field tour at Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area in northwest Anderson County, Texas. There will be presentations from regional experts on different aspects of using prescribed fire to manage and restore oak woodlands and savannas, a field tour showing these practices on-the-ground, and plenty of opportunities for discussion among regional resource managers and researchers! 

Continuing education credits for Society of American Foresters and The Wildlife Society!!

Meet at Gus Engeling WMA Conservation Center (MAP) at 8:30 AM, presentations begin at 9:00 AM, coordinates: Lat: 31.911666, Long: -95.899796


  Historical fire regimes of Texas oak woodlands, by: Michael Stambaugh; Research Assistant Professor, University of Missouri

  Prescribed fire and avian conservation: why scale matters, by: Dwayne Elmore; Associate Professor, Oklahoma State University

  Managing vegetation with fire in oak woodlands, by: Carl Schwope; Fire Management Officer, Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge


Field Tour:

After lunch we will tour active oak woodland management sites at Gus Engeling WMA, led by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department staff and the presenters from the morning session of talks. 

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Would you like us to coordinate a box lunch for you? Cost is $5.00, paid at the event.
Pick from sub sandwich options below, provided by local restaurant SUBS AND DOGS