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Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District in partnership with the Scioto County Farm Bureau is hosting another Conservation School event.  The event is scheduled for the evening of February 18, 2020 at the SOMC Friends Center in Portsmouth, Ohio.  The event will start at 6:00pm with a quick dinner and we expect to be finished before 9:30. Cost to attend Adults $5 for Farm Bureau Members/ $10 for non-members.  Fee payable at the door or online through the registration process.

Attendees will have the chance to sit in on two classes that evening and all youth attendees will have the option of spending the class sessions in our kids zone and participate in activities, crafts, guest speakers, and more.  The class sessions for the event will cover a variety of topics and our goal is to connect you to local resources to help make your plans and interests a reality. Each session is taught by local experts and supports good land stewardship and conservation.

Class sessions topics include: Mushrooms with Julie Powell Albright, More than Morel; Organic Gardening with Kevin & Barbara Bradbury; Bee Keeping with Wyatt Bates; Introduction to Canning and Freezing with Treva Williams, OSU Extension; Maple Syrup with Matt Taylor, Camp Ranger at Boy Scout Camp Oyo; and Salve Making with Brenda Wilson.

Scioto County Farm Bureau's partnership with this event brings many door prizes for each session.  Attendees have the opportunity to win tools and books about a session topic and some of the great prizes lined up this year include a beginner bee hive kit, and maple syrup beginner kit as well as many more!  Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn, connect, and potentially walk away with cool stuff too. 

Pre-registration is requested and you can complete that online by following the link on this page or by calling the Farm Bureau office at 740-286-4598.  The deadline for registration is February 13th so don't delay.