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Pollinator Habitat Planning for Farmers & Landowners

Learn how to attract pollinators and beneficial insects to fields, farms, and orchards! $25 scholarships now available

Get a crash course in basic bee field identification, pollinator biology and habitat requirements, habitat restoration, bee-friendly farm management practices, and federal conservation programs that help to create pollinator habitat on farms.  Take home the Xerces Society’s book, Attracting Native Pollinators and other technical & financial assistance resources to help increase pollinator habitat on your land.

   

Taught by Karin Jokela of the Xerces Society with local guest speakers including planners from the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS).

Tuesday, August 14
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Edgerton Library (AM classroom)
101 Albion St, Edgerton, WI 53534
Silverwood County Park (PM field session)
771 Silver Ln, Edgerton, WI 53534
Register: SilverwoodWorkshop.brownpapertickets.com

Thursday, August 30
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Cooksville Community Center (AM classroom)
11204 W State Road 59, Evansville, WI 53536
Royer Farm (PM field session)
49 Danks Rd, Stoughton, WI 53589
Register: CooksvilleWorkshop.brownpapertickets.com

Registration Fee: $50 (includes lunch)
Limited number of $25 scholarships available
Contact registration@silverwoodpark.org or 608.241-9744 with questions.

 

Photos: Emily Halapatz and Karin Jokela