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The word “karst” describes a landscape where, over time, water has dissolved part of the rock (typically limestones), creating wider fractures, sinkholes, and over long periods of time, caves and caverns. Water moves very quickly through these features, carrying sediment, nutrients, pathogens...

The East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, in partnership with the Bay-Lake RPC, UW-Extension and the Niagara Escarpment Resource Network is sponsoring a full day workshop focusing on managing urban and rural stormwater runoff in karst environments. The workshop is set for October...

A Lakeshore habitat restoration training for professionals being delivered for the first time this summer. To register or for details on the training, go to: http://www.uwsp.edu/cnr-ap/UWEXLakes/Pages...

Building on the basics from the Intro to Healthy Soils training, this intermediate-level online course will delve further into the topics of soil-water and soil moisture management. Students will gain an understanding of soil-water properties related to water quality and quantity, the benefits...

This intermediate-level online course will emphasize the importance of soil health in in terms of agronomic, economic and societal benefits. Course materials will explore the key agronomic management principles to improve soil health, including: reduced tillage, cover crops, crop rotations and...

This online introductory course provides an overview of the importance of soil health to crop production and dives into the three primary characteristics of soil: the physical, chemical and biological, and the components of each that need to be addressed to improve soil health. This course also...

This intermediate-level online course will emphasize the importance of soil health in in terms of agronomic, economic and societal benefits. Course materials will explore the key agronomic management principles to improve soil health, including: reduced tillage, cover crops, crop rotations and...

This online introductory course provides an overview of the importance of soil health to crop production and dives into the three primary characteristics of soil: the physical, chemical and biological, and the components of each that need to be addressed to improve soil health. This course also...

Underground agricultural drainage systems (drain tile) are common in the Midwest landscape. Properly designed, these systems can greatly improve crop yields. This one-day intermediate-level course introduces the main concepts of drainage system design, from determining grid spacing to flow rates...

How did our typical conservation practices fare in a 100+ year flood? Hosted by LCD/SWCD staff in the hardest hit areas of Sauk County, this one-day field session will take students on a tour of a number of cropland, forested and pasture sites, where you will be able to view firsthand how our...

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