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Pollinator Habitat Planning for Farmers & Landowners – August 14th

August 14 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$50

Learn how to attract pollinators in this practical workshop on the why and how of installing pollinator habitat. Get a crash course in basic bee field identification, pollinator biology and habitat requirements, habitat restoration, bee-friendly farm management practices, and federal conservation programs that help to create pollinator habitat on farms.  Take home the Xerces Society’s book, Attracting Native Pollinators and other technical & financial assistance resources to help increase pollinator habitat on your land. Morning classroom session with afternoon field session that includes interactive discussion of specific needs of participants. Lunch provided.

Taught by Karin Jokela of the Xerces Society with local guest speakers including planners from the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS). This is a comprehensive one-day training tailored to farmers, landowners, crop consultants, Extension agents, NRCS personnel, and others interested in pollinator conservation.

Registration Fee: $50 (includes lunch)

Contact registration@silverwoodpark.org or 608.241-9744 with questions.

 

Edgerton Library (AM classroom)

101 Albion St, Edgerton, WI 53534

Silverwood County Park (PM field session)

771 Silver Ln, Edgerton, WI 53534

Register: SilverwoodWorkshop.brownpapertickets.com

Details

Date:
August 14
Time:
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Cost:
$50
Event Category:
Website:
SilverwoodWorkshop.brownpapertickets.com

Organizers

FairShare CSA Coalition – General
Dane County UW-Extension
Wisconsin Farmers Union
FairShare CSA Coalition

FairShare CSA Coalition