Pollinator Habitat Planning for Farmers and Landowners
Event Dates
  • 08/14/2018 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: SilverwoodWorkshop.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

Edgerton Library (AM classroom) - 101 Albion St, Edgerton, WI 53534
Silverwood County Park (PM field session) - 771 Silver Ln, Edgerton, WI 53534
 

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

Categories:

Agriculture/Field Day, Training, Talk or Workshop