HLSR Ranching and Wildlife Expo
When: March 7, 2017
Where: Houston, TX
Hosted By: TWA and HLSR
Who: All are welcome!
Part of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (the Rodeo), the Ranching & Wildlife Expo enhances educational programs that promote the conservation and co-existence of ranching and wildlife habitats. Expo attendance includes a targeted audience that is involved in hunting, fishing, camping and natural resource management, but anyone is welcome, and encouraged, to attend. Located on the second floor of NRG Center, on the east end, the Ranching & Wildlife Expo includes various wildlife and ranching exhibits and seminars.
The Educational seminars will take place in NRG Arena on Tuesday, March 7, and NRG Center the rest of the time. All seminars are offered free of charge for Rodeo attendees and, for the first time this year, The Rodeo is offering FREE PARKING AND ADMISSION PASSES FOR THOSE THAT PRE-REGISTER. All you need to do is fill out the registration form and select which days you will be attending. A pass will be mailed to you for each day you plan to attend.
A special auction will take place on Friday March 10 and includes hunting and fishing trips, as well as outdoor trip opportunities, firearms and much more. All proceeds go to youth, education, and research.
To learn more about the Ranching and Wildlife Expo or to see all the great things the Rodeo has to offer, check them out at:http://www.rodeohouston.com/Visit-the-Show/Attractions-Activities/Ranching-Wildlife-Expo
Scheduled Agenda for Tuesday, March 7, 2017
11:00 a.m.—Cattle Market Report and Outlook for 2017 - Jeff Geider, TCU Ranch Management
12:00 p.m.—Lunch--All Breeds Committee
1:25 p.m.— Cows and Quail – Matthew Schnupp, PhD, King Ranch
2:10 p.m.— Agricultural Conservation Easements: Lessening Ag Land Loss and Saving Family Legacies – James Oliver and Ken Cearley, Texas Agricultural Land Trust
2:55 p.m.— Techniques for Predation Identification – John Tomecek, PhD, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service