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Pollinator Habitat Planning for Farmers & Landowners

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Date August 14, 2018
Time 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Location Edgerton, WI
Registration Required Yes
Fee Description $50 (includes lunch)


Learn how to attract pollinators and beneficial insects to fields, farms, and orchards!

Workshop Description

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

 

Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to attend or participate in this event should contact Nga Watts, ASTC-Management and Strategy, at 352-338-9577, nga.watts@fl.usda.gov, or Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 two weeks before the event takes place.

 

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. 



 

For more information, please contact: 608-241-9744