Saturday, July 6, 2013
Are you concerned with the growing numbers of deer and elk moving through your orchards and property? The Hood River County Farm Bureau has scheduled a comprehensive planning session for managing deer and elk in our area, to be held Wednesday, July 10, at 3 p.m. at the Parkdale Fire Department, 4895 Baseline Road.
Forrest Frantz, who has been tracking the habitat and migration patterns for the deer and elk in our area, will be presenting, and Mike Moore, assistant district wildlife biologist from The Dalles district office of the ODFW, will be there to answer questions. Moore will discuss differences between deer and elk (eating, browsing, damage, movement), valley damage and types of remediation, and current elk or deer studies around Mt. Hood.
Katie Fast (Oregon Farm Bureau director of governmental affairs) or Randy Kiyokawa of Parkdale will discuss how OFB has been working with state agencies and landowners in Eastern Oregon in dealing with these same issues.
Ross Stafford of Kiwi Construction will discuss trends, imitations and the estimated cost of fencing.
For more information contact Kiyokawa at 541-806-7115 or Frantz at 503-883-1161.
More like this story
- On Stage for Christmas
- Gorge Kids in Action — filling a wish list for others
- Looking for fun? Try mini-golf this weekend
- Warm gifts: Parkhurst says thank you
- Hospice Youth thanks veterans for their service
- Lions grocery contest winners announced
- Columbia Art Center ‘Nook’ features artist Steve Stegall
- Letters to the Editor for Nov. 28
- Minoru Yasui: Governor adds to Hood River native’s Presidential Medal of Freedom honor
- Class of ’66 seeks classmates
A live hive
A tree containing a live colony of bees blew down in a local family's front yard. Find out what happened next by reading the story here: bit.ly/1MJKdu2. Enlarge