Posted 7 months ago
By John Axtell
It will be Thursday August 21 at the Gil Nitsch residence, east of Chadron at 201 Pineview Road.
It will begin at 10:00 am and conclude around 2:00 pm with a free lunch provided courtesy of Mark Frost and the NYP Corporation. RSVP by August 19 to 308.432.6190.
The workshop is sponsored by the Nebraska Forest Service, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District.
Doak Nickerson, Northwest District Forester with the Nebraska Forest Service, drives home the importance of trees and shelterbelts.
“Northwest Nebraska is a windy place. Slowing the wind requires more trees…young, old and everything in between. You’ll never have too many trees in wind country.”
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