Windbreaks and Trees for Conservation (Manchester)

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
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Chris Hiher is a Pheasants Forever Farm Bill Biologist for Delaware, Dubuque, and Jackson counties. In his position, Chris helps landowners achieve their conservation goals.  As a wildlife biologist, Chris provides technical expertise to landowners such as how to establish and manage wildlife habitat on their land. Chris graduated from the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point in 2009 with a degree in wildlife management.
Ken Klein has been a State Technician with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Division of Soil Conservation and Water Quality since 1990. He works with Delaware County landowners in developing conservation plans and designing conservation practices to help reduce soil erosion, improve water quality, improve soil health and maintain productivity. He also assists landowners in developing windbreak and shelterbelt plans for their property to control snow drifting, reduce energy costs, provide privacy and improve aesthetic value. Come learn how planting trees on your land is helpful not only the landowner, but the wildlife in your area.