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Pond and lake management workshop


HAWLEY, PA — Regardless of its origin or intended use, management of a pond or lake may present the individual landowner or community organization with many complex and difficult management decisions. To assist private pond owners and lake-based communities with making informed and sound management decisions, a workshop will be held at the PPL Environmental Learning Center, Route 6 in Hawley on Saturday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants will receive an overview of lake and pond ecology and management. Topics to be addressed include monitoring, aquatic plant control, restoration issues and wildlife issues. The cost is $25 per person and includes continental breakfast and informational materials.

Registration is available at extension.psu.edu/pond-and-lake-management. For more information or to register, contact the Pike County Cooperative Extension Office at 570/296-3400. The registration deadline is May 1.