Pollinator Habitat Planning for Farmers and Landowners
Event Dates
  • 08/30/2018 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Event Description

Get a crash course in basic bee field identification, pollinator biology and habitat requirements, habitat restoration, bee-friendly farm management practices, and federal programs that help to create pollinator habitat on farms. Technical & financial assistance resources provided. This workshop is 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).

Register here: CooksvilleWorkshop.brownpapertickets.com

Presented by Friends of Silverwood Park with a grant from the John A. Johnson Environment Fund, Madison Community Foundation. Sponsored by the Xerces Society and the USDA Natural Resource Con-servation Service (NRCS). In partnership with Dane County UW Extension, WI Farmers Union, and Fairshare Coalition. USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender.

Location

Cooksville Community Center (AM classroom) - 11204 W State Road 59, Evansville, WI
Royer Farm (PM field session) - 49 Danks Rd, Stoughton, WI

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

Categories:

Agriculture/Field Day, Training, Talk or Workshop