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PCSWCD to host Pond Field Day

Thursday, April 7, 2011

FILLMORE -- Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District will sponsor a Pond Field Day Monday, April 18, from 12:30-4 p.m.

The host for the field day is Carol Smith and the event will take place at E. County Road 50 S., Fillmore.

Ponds once served a utilitarian purpose as a source of water for farm livestock.

While the practice has changed as other watering systems have become more readily available ponds popularity as recreational areas for families has grown.

Who doesn't enjoy the sound of water and the sight of wildlife water brings and the fun of fishing or other recreational activities water provides.

The free workshop will cover all topics related to ponds, from planning and construction, to management and safety.

Registration is not required. However, the event will be canceled if weather is inclement.

For more information, call the Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District at 1-765-653-7454.

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