Tue, Apr 04|
Urban Ecology Center - Menomonee Valley
South East Spring Conservation Gathering
Digging into Conservation
Time & Location
Apr 04, 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM CDT
Urban Ecology Center - Menomonee Valley, 3700 W Pierce St, Milwaukee, WI 53215, USA
About the Event
All women farmers, landowners and conservationists from the Walworth, Racine, Milwaukee and surrounding counties are welcome to attend-- whatever your background, from beginners to experts!
Lunch will be catered by Milwaukee's own, Vegan Soul!
Speakers: Rhiannon Holden (NRCS Resource Conservationist) and Kristin Loock (FSA County Executive Director)
Wisconsin Women in Conservation Host: Noemy Serrano, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
Location: Urban Ecology Center (Menomonee Valley location)
- 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.
- 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.