Free Event to Focus on Conservation and Animal Health

1024 681 Stroud Water Research Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2014

Beverly M. Payton, Communications Director

Avondale, Pa. – Stroud™ Water Research Center is hosting a presentation for equine farm managers focused on conservation planning, stream ecology and animal deworming issues.

Who: Pam Wilkinson, Agricultural Resource Conservationist, Chester County Conservation District; Bernard W. Sweeney Ph.D., Director, Stroud Water Research Center; Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, New Bolton Center

What: Quit Horsing Around! Farm management for Conservation and Animal Health

Where: Stroud Water Research Center, 970 Spencer Rd., Avondale, Pa. (Carpooling encouraged.)

When: 5:30-8:30 p.m., February 20, 2014
5:30 p.m. Reception with light refreshments served
6:15 p.m. Conservation Planning Requirements for Equine Operations
7 p.m. Stream Ecology and the Importance of Forest Buffers
7:45 p.m. Global Worming: How to Prevent De-Wormer Meltdown in the 21st Century

Why: An opportunity for people who love horses to learn best practices for environmental stewardship and equine health.

Event Sponsors: Wilmington Trust and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation