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BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS

Correspondent

GILMER–Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will hold an Upshur County Pond Clinic outside a home in the Union Ridge area near Gilmer on Thursday, May 14.

Dr. Billy Higginbotham, a professor and extension wildlife and fisheries specialist, will present information on water quality, aquatic weed control and fish population management. The event is set at a pond behind H.J. Atchley’s home, 878 FM Road 593, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Registration fee is $15. The location is east of U.S. 271, behind the Midway truck stop.

Those attending should watch for signs, and anyone requiring seating should bring a chair.

Attendees will receive two continuing education units for a Texas Department of Agriculture private applicator license–one general, and one for integrated pest management, said Shaniqua Davis, Upshur County extension agent for agriculture.

To register, or for more information, contact the county extension office in Gilmer at 903-843-4019.