CORE Conservation Level 1

Core Conservation Level 1 is a mixed on-line and live class for people at the beginning on their career in soil conservation. Content includes a brief history of conservation in Wisconsin, an introduction to the economic significance of agriculture, connections to conservation partner agencies, guidance for preparing a conservation plan and discussion of the human aspects of making decisions within a conservation framework. This internet based curriculum has education material in a variety of formats including narrated and traditional Power Point presentations, videos, reading assignments, links to relevant webpages and roll playing. Students will have the opportunity to interact with each other and the course instructor during planned teleconferences and during the field training day scheduled for April 17, 2012 at the University of Wisconsin Arlington Research Station. The on-line portion of the class opens March 1, 2012. Core Conservation Level 2 is a coming on-line class that will focus on the fundamentals of agronomy. Core Conservation Level 3 will specialize in developing understanding and recognition of Native American archaeological sites. Details will come about Level 2 and 3 registration.

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