Fri, May 06

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Farm Table Foundation

North West Spring Conservation Gathering

Climate Smart Soil Solutions

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North West Spring Conservation Gathering

Time & Location

May 06, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM CDT

Farm Table Foundation, 110 Keller Ave N, Amery, WI 54001, USA

About the Event

Building healthy soil amidst an increasingly challenging environment remains a high priority for women landowners in Wisconsin. Join fellow women landowners, farmers, and conservationists along with local experts, to delve into climate-smart practices that sequester carbon, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and mitigate the impacts of climate change, while building resilience to strengthen your operation.

All women farmers, landowners and conservationists from the Polk, Barron, Dunn and surrounding counties are welcome to attend-- whatever your background, from beginners to experts! 

Bring a small sample of water from any source (tap water, livestock waterer, pond or puddle!) and learn how to test for nitrates.

Appetizers & tea provided.

Speakers:  

Dana Swanson, Resource Conservationist, Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)

Becky Brathal, Farm Bill Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Ayla Dodge, Blackbrook Farm

Wisconsin Women in Conservation Host:  Stephanie Coffman, Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service (MOSES)

Location:  Farm Table Foundation

Event Details:

  • Event is free to attend but registration is required and space is limited.
  • All women, or anyone who identifies as such in a significant way, 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.
  • Event is planned to be both inside and outside. Dress for the weather.
  • Mask indoors at all times (except when eating and drinking; replace immediately). No masks required outdoors. Social distancing is encouraged.
  • 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 the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES).  A three-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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