COLUMBIA CITY — Landowners with goals involving management of ponds for fishing or managing wildlife for conservation and hunting, are invited to an upcoming educational event hosted by Purdue Extension in northeast Indiana.

Plan now to attend the Pond and Wildlife Management Twilight Meeting at Northeast Purdue Agricultural Center, NEPAC, 6:30-9 p.m. May 31.

Topics covered under management of ponds include fish stocking, fish habitat and managing harvest. Mitchell Zischke, clinical assistant professor, fisheries and aquatic sciences, at Purdue University, will be the speaker.

Jarred Brooke, Purdue Extension wildlife specialist, will cover wildlife management topics, including managing field edges for wildlife, forest management for deer and turkey, and cover crops as wildlife food plots.

There is no cost to attend the training, but registration is requested by May 29. To register, call Purdue Extension in Whitley County, 244-7615, with your name and preferred phone number.

NEPAC is located at 4821 E. C.R. 400 South, Columbia City, Whitley County. From State Road 9, about three miles south of Columbia City or two miles north of State Road 14, take County Road 400 South to the east. NEPAC is four miles east on the north side of the road.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, contact John Woodmansee at 244-7615, or jwoodman@purdue.edu, by May 15.