4th Annual Wine & Agriculture Tour

August 17 10:00 AM Locations throughout Elkton, Oregon 541-662-1341 rhonda@umpquasoilandwater.com http://umpquasoilandwater.com/
~Hosted by the Umpqua Soil & Water Conservation District~

On this year’s tour we will be 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.

The 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.

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 emailing rhonda@umpquasoilandwater.com

Tour flyer can be found at the Umpqua Soil & Water website at www.umpquasoilandwater.com .
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