Wine & Agriculture tour hosted by the Umpqua Soil & Water Conservation District.

Come join us on Saturday, August 17th from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for a Wine & Agriculture tour hosted by the Umpqua Soil & Water Conservation District. This year we will are visiting locations in the Elkton area including:
Elkton Community Education Center where tour guides from the ECEC will take us through the native plant nursery and gardens tended by Elkton High School students throughout the year and to visit the Fort Umpqua replica.
Elkton Community Education Center will provide our lunch with a variety of sandwiches, chips, cookies, and beverages.
Rick Shepherd’s Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program restoration project. Property owner Rick Shepherd and CREP Technician Donna Fouts will describe components of a CREP project applied to a working ranch along Elk Creek where historical information was used to restore the site. We will also visit an oak restoration site, wetland meadow and pond while at Mr. Shepherd’s property.
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.
Admission to the Wine & Agriculture Tour is $25 per person which includes transportation from Reedsport or Elkton and lunch.
The bus will pick up attendees from Reedsport at 9:00 a.m. in the parking lot behind the Reedsport Natural Food Store and from Elkton at 10:00 a.m. at the Elkton Community Education Center parking lot.
RSVP is required for this event by August 12th. To reserve your space on the Wine & Agriculture Tour call (541) 662-1341, by email at rhonda@umpquasoilandwater.com or on the web at www.umpquasoilandwater.com .
Umpqua Soil & Water Conservation District 3rd Annual Wine & Agriculture Tour, August 17th from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at locations in the Elkton, Oregon area.
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