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
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.