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BASIC AG FOR CONSERVATIONISTS

Course Description:

Join fellow conservation professionals to better understand the basics of agriculture through a multi-component course taught by experienced local, state, and federal conservationists.

The course will feature both online and in-person sessions. The training is intended to provide conservation professionals with the necessary basic farming knowledge to better work alongside agricultural communities to implement conservation practices for improved land management.

Three webinars from last year’s training are posted on the WI Land+Water+Media website - http://wislandwatermedia.org/webinars/ Please watch these three webinars before attending the in-person trainings: Communicating Conservation and the Culture of Agriculture Basics of Conservation Planning Working with Diverse Communities

These two in-person trainings will allow participants to have group discussions and tour farming systems:

Part 1: Classroom Training will be held on Thursday, July 20, at Schmeeckle Reserve, 2419 Northpoint Drive, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Part 2: Field Training and Tour will be held on Friday, September 8, at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station, N695 Hopkins Road, Arlington, WI 53911 

Please free to contact Penny Pohle if you have any questions.

 

Date: Friday, September 8, 2017
Time: 9:00AM
Format: Blended
Instructor: penny.pohle
Location: 695 Hopkins Road
Arlington, Wisconsin 54481
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Cost: 50.00
Partners: none
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 8, 2017
CEUs Available: none
For: none
Contact: penny@wisconsinlandwater.org
Course Topics: Conservation Planning
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