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Bennett Trust Land Stewardship Conference

April 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - April 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm


The 4th annual Hill Country Land Stewardship Conference is scheduled for April 20-21 at the YO Hotel and Conference Center in Kerrville. The conference is funded by the Ruth and Eskel
Bennett Endowment and hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

Cost of the two-day conference is $75 and includes all meals, break refreshments and tour
transportation costs. Register online at https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/BennettTrust or call
979-845-2604.The conference will open with registration at 7:30 a.m. April 20th and the program will begin at 8 a.m.
The following topics and speakers will fill the morning program:

  • Getting to Know Your Resources – Dr. Megan Clayton, Extension Range Specialist, Corpus
    Christi, TX.
  • Managing Deep Rooted Invaders – Dr. Bob Lyons, Extension Range Specialist, Uvalde, TX.
  • Top Laws Texas Landowners Need to Know – Dr. Tiffany Lashmet – Extension Real Estate Attorney

Following a lunch, concurrent sessions will be offered with the following topics and speakers:

  • Master Naturalist Program – Michelle Haggerty
  • Landscaping For Wildlife
  • Livestock Options for Smaller Acreage
  • Rainwater Harvesting Options – Mr. Billy Kniffen Edwards
    Plateau – “Where We Have Come From and Where We are Going”   – Dr. Barron Rector


The second day of the conference will be dedicated to tours. Individuals will pick from a tour of the Hillingdon Ranch in Kendall County, a “Wine and Roses” tour in Gillespie County or a Kerr
Wildlife Area tour. For more information, contact Redmon at l-redmon@tamu.edu, Machen at
r-machen@tamu.edu, or Roy Walston at RWalston@ag.tamu.edu or call 830-257-6568.

Find the Flyer and Agenda here.



April 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am
April 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm


Y.O. Ranch Hotel & Conference Center
2033 Sidney Baker
Kerrville, TX 78028 United States
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