Macon, DeWitt and Piatt Conservation Bus Tours will be held Aug. 14-16.
A variety of conservation practices will be discussed throughout the tour which includes wetlands, block chutes, grassed waterways, rock chutes, water & sediment control basins, filter strips, and more.
Lunch will be provide by local farm bureaus at the end of the tour.
Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the bus will depart at 8:30. The tours will start on Aug. 14 will be in Macon County at the USDA office parking lot on the north side of Richland Community College. On Aug. 15, it will be in DeWitt County starting at the Pinky's Parking lot in Weldon Springs. Piatt County will be on the 16 starting at the Farm Bureau offices.
To reserve a spot on the bus, call 217-877-5670 ext. 3 by Aug. 9. Please notify if accommodations are needed.