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Fall Technical Tour 2018

Rock County, WI

9:00 AM

Where: Several sites around Rock County

Fall Technical Tour

The 2018 Fall Technical Tour is being hosted by the Rock County Land Conservation Department.  This is an educational tour that highlights various conservation practices.   A summary of the tour is below: 

8:30  We gather at the shelter at Traxler Park (600 N. Main Street, Janesville, WI)

9:00  Load bus and go the MacFarlane Pheasant Farm - This is the world’s largest pheasant farm where we'll see a tub composter and driveway bridge.  There will also be a demonstration of the wind row compost for the pheasant manure.

11:30  Back to Traxler Park for lunch 

12:30  Load bus to go to Camp Indian Trails - Glass Pond and an earthen dam (with concrete and aluminum outlet pipes).  

1:15    Head to two stops in Fulton Township - historic CCC structures and a new diversion/WASCOB structure.  If time allows, we'll also stop by a 30-foot high rock riprap bank at the site of a former dam. 
3:00-3:30   Back to Traxler Park

Registration is now closed.  Contact WI Land+Water to request last-minute attendance.