Cost Share Programs Webster County PF is here to help with all your habitat improvements. For those who qualify, we will: • Cost share up to 50% of the out-of-pocket cost of shelterbelts, winter habitat, and wetland restoration. • Provide free corn or grain/forage sorghum seed for winter food plots. • Pay $125 per acre to delay the harvest of selected corn and sorghum acres until March 1 of the following year and $75 per acre for soybeans and milo. • Provide free ear corn during winter to feed upland game birds.
Talk to any PF committee member or Webster County Conservation (576-4258) for details.
Native Grass Seed Iowa Pheasants Forever chapters continue to provide quality native grass seed at the lowest possible prices for all your CRP projects. Order or receive more information from the Webster County Conservation Board at Kennedy Park north of Fort Dodge (515) 576-4258.
Summary of 2017 Activities
In 2017, Webster County PF has: • Provided grass seed for over 180 acres of native grass plantings. • Helped plant 27 food plots totaling 37 acres. • Assisted in the purchase of a 55 acre addition to the Carlson Recreation Area southeast of Dayton. Webster County chapter gave $15,000. Iowa PF Council Trust Fund Grant gave $5,000. • Supported all kids taking the hunter safety course. • Provided two $1,000 scholarships to Webster County graduates for higher education. • Provided subscriptions to the Pheasants Forever magazine to all county & school libraries. • Provided ear corn for winter Pheasant feeding. • Helped perform three controlled burns.