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Wild Hills Winery

Got Invasives? Identify and Manage Problematic Plants: South West Region

Southwest Fall Learning Circle

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Got Invasives? Identify and Manage Problematic Plants: South West Region
Got Invasives? Identify and Manage Problematic Plants: South West Region

Time & Location

Sep 29, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CDT

Wild Hills Winery, 30940 Oakridge Dr, Muscoda, WI 53573, USA

About the Event

Got Buckthorn? Garlic Mustard? Wild Parsnip? Or maybe another invasive species? Or perhaps you're not sure on what you have on your land but are curious to learn before those invasives invade and hinder native plant growth? This event is for you.

Come join our WiWiC community to learn together and gather ideas and information for how to best manage our land to create a healthy, diverse ecosystem by keeping invasives in check. Connect with other area women landowners and learn about resources with NRCS. 

Wisconsin Women in Conservation Host:  Elena Byrne, Renewing the Countryside

Resource Experts Attending: 

Crystal Bailey, NRCS-Richland Co.

Rachel Fronczak, National Wild Turkey Federation forester-Richland Co.

Harriet Behar, WiWiC Conservation Coach

Agenda

  • Welcome and overview of WiWiC
  • Women Landowner Introductions- learning circle
  • BREAK - snacks provided!
  • Invasives - sharing & discussion
  • Overview of Conservation Plans
  • Evaluation + thank you treat!

Location:  Wild Hills Winery

Event Details:

  • Event is free to attend but registration is required and space is limited.
  • Women - all who identify as such - are welcome to attend – from  landowners to farmers to conservationist enthusiasts – whatever your background, from beginners to experts! 
  • Our WiWiC events follow a Learning Circle model, with ample time and a safe space for story sharing, networking and collaborative learning. We all have something to both share and learn together.
  • Photos will be taken at this event and used for educational purposes only by WiWiC and the partner groups.  If you do not wish to have your picture taken, let the on-site WiWiC host know.
  • WiWiC is a family-friendly space and you are welcome to bring your children.  We will have some independent kids activities available.

About Wisconsin Women in Conservation

WiWiC is a state-wide collaborative effort led by the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute in partnership with Wisconsin Farmers Union, Renewing the Countryside and Marbleseed.  A five-year multi-faceted project funded by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), WiWiC brings together Wisconsin women landowners to connect and learn about conservation practices, resources, and funding opportunities.

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