Recreational pond management workshop set for April 8

(03/23/22) HAMMOND, La. — The LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant will present a spring tune-up workshop for owners of recreational ponds at the Hammond Research Station April 8.

The program will last from 5 to 6 p.m. and will cover managing pond water quality, aquatic plants and controls. There will be an outdoor demonstration at the Hammond Research Station pond.

Speakers on the program will include LSU AgCenter horticulture agent Will Afton, AgCenter forestry agent Whitney Wallace and Sea Grant area marine agent Carol Franze.

The workshop is open to the public, but registration by April 1 is required to reserve a seat.

To register, call the AgCenter St. Tammany Parish office at 985-875-2639 or the Tangipahoa Parish office at 985-748-9381, or email Afton at or Wallace at

The Hammond Research Station is located at 21549 Old Covington Highway in Hammond.

For additional information about the workshop, contact Franze at

Man cutting grass.

Demonstration of a hover mower along the bank of the Hammond Research Station pond. Photo by Johnny Morgan/LSU AgCenter

3/23/2022 7:49:52 PM
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