MDC offering landowner workshop for small acreages

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INDEPENDENCE Mo -- Large residential lots and small acreages can thrive with proper management of native plants, trees and wildlife. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a “Green Acres” workshop for acreages 6:30-9:00 p.m. on Feb. 22 at the Bass Pro Shop in Independence.

The workshop is free but registration is required and must be made by Feb. 15. To register, call 816-228-3766.

MDC Urban Forester Chuck Conner and MDC Private Land Conservationist Andy Carmack will cover topics such as attracting wildlife, tree and shrub planting for landscaping and wildlife, invasive species control, woodland management and field work equipment available for loan.