Register now for Preble-Montgomery County Pond Clinic

By Savannah Ballweg - Preble Soil & Water Conservation District

NEW PARIS — The Preble-Montgomery County Pond Clinic is only a matter of days away.

All are welcome at this free event, whether currently managing a pond, planning on constructing one, or simply interested in pond ecology. Hosts Norm Mull and Steve Vanzant are kickstarting the event by sharing the rich history of the site’s pond and farm. Ohio State University’s Eugene Braig will follow with his ecological expertise on aquatic vegetation control. Preble SWCD Administrator and Technician BJ Price will conclude the event with his guidance for creating new ponds and maintaining existing ones.

The Pond Clinic will be held in Preble County on Thursday, June 2, at 5866 Rawley Rd., New Paris. A free picnic-style meal will begin at 5:30 p.m. The program will begin at 6 p.m. and conclude around 8 p.m.

Invite the whole family, and be sure to pack lawn chairs. RSVP by calling Preble SWCD at 937-456-5159.

By Savannah Ballweg

Preble Soil & Water Conservation District