Saturday, 17 August 2013

Fourth Annual Wine & Agriculture Tour

Wine & Agriculture Tour 2013 will be hosted by the Umpqua Soil & Water Conservation District

This year’s tour includes:

Elkton Community Education Center native plant nursery and gardens tended by Elkton High School students and a visit the Fort Umpqua replica. Lunch with a variety of sandwiches, chips, cookies, and beverages.

Rick Shepherd’s Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program restoration project. Shepherd and CREP Technician Donna Fouts will describe components of a CREP project applied to a working ranch along Elk Creek where historical information has been used to restore the site. Also visit an oak restoration site, wetland meadow and pond.

Anindor Vineyards where Anindor’s viticulturist will show us around the vineyard, describe the art of growing grapes and making wine followed by wine tasting at the vineyard’s tasting room.

When: Saturday, August 17, 2013

Transportation: From Reedsport at 9:00 a.m. in the parking lot behind the Reedsport Natural Foods Store. From Elkton at 10:00 a.m. in the parking lot at the Elkton Community Education Center.

Cost: $25 per person which includes transportation and lunch.

RSVP Required: Please contact Umpqua Soil & Water no later than August 12th to reserve your space on the tour by calling (541) 662-1341, (541) 271-1647or
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