Purdue Extension to hold Fishpond Management Workshop, May 14th

Fishpond Management Workshop – May 14th, 2019v(6:00pm)

Location: At the Fish pond of Bill and Tonya Broughton, 10401 Lena Bower Rd., Marysville, IN

Do you want to start a fishpond in your backyard but do not know how? Do you have a fishpond that is infested with weeds or other problems? Are you struggling with how, when and what fish to use to stock your fishpond? Do you struggle with what to do about the yearly fish kills in your pond?

If you answer yes to any of the questions above or just want to learn how to start a fishpond, come join us on May 14th at 6pm at the fish pond of Bill and Tonya Broughton to listen to a fishpond specialist address most of the problems associated with fishponds and fishpond management.

David Osborne, the Ripley County Extension Educator and CED has been working with fishponds and helping fishpond owners for over 20 years. Dave will moderate the workshop and take participants through the basics of fishpond management including stocking and harvesting needs, weed control and how to minimize fish kills in our ponds.


Although the workshop is free, registration is required to attend as a minimum number is required for the program to come on. To register for this event, or if you have questions about the event, please call the Clark County Extension office (812-256-4591). You may also register by sending an e-mail to Skafari@purdue.edu. RSVP with the Clark County Extension Office by May 10th, 2019. Should you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, prior to the day of the workshop, please contact the Extension office.

Purdue University is an equal access/equal opportunity Institute

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