Your one-stop-shop for conservation professional training

The Conservation Professional Training Program is a program of UW–Madison Division of Extension providing conservation training courses to help you deliver smarter solutions to farmers and rural landowners. From introductory courses for new employees to advanced training for conservation advisors, we provide diverse trainings to ensure you have the skills you need to succeed.

Conservation Calendar

We offer face to face, online and blended training to conservation agencies, private sector consultants and landowners across Wisconsin, the Midwest, and the US. View conservation-related events and trainings offered by us and our partners throughout the state.

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4 events,

2021 North America Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA) Annual Conference

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Placing Habitat with a Purpose

6 events,

World Dairy Expo

4 events,

7 events,

7 events,

5 events,

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Vineyard Walk

2 events,

National Association of State Conservation Agencies and the National Watershed Coalition (NASCA & NWC) Conservation Conference

6 events,

8 events,

Climate Policy Forum

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Timber Marking for Wildlife

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Brine 101

8 events,

2 events,

3 events,

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Road-Stream Crossing Tour

8 events,

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5 events,

5 events,

Black Sustainability Summit

3 events,

Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA) Annual Conference

11 events,

Esri Imagery Summit

Minnesota Water Resources Conference

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13 events,

Wisconsin Sedimentation & Erosion Control Inspector (WISECI) Best Management Practices

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Soil Health Field Day

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Forestry BMPs for Invasive Species

11 events,

Wisconsin Science Festival

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EddMAPs Training

3 events,

9 events,

Aquia Engage

Aquia Engage

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Plastics Pollution

8 events,

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6 events,

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The Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative: Regional Coordination, Adaptive Management, and New Treatments for an Invasive Grass

4 events,

New Farmer U

New Farmer U

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National Farm Viability Conference

Oregon Tilth & Oregon State University’s Center for Small Farms and Community Food Systems will be co-hosting the 5th National Farm Viability Conference in October 2021! Featuring an array of […]

Smart Salting for Parking Lots and Sidewalks

Free training for winter maintenance professionals who remove snow, apply road salt or maintain snow removal equipment used on roads. Learn how using the right amount of salt can save […]

WiWiC Conservation Educator Network: Launch Meeting

Are you a conservation educator working with women landowners in Wisconsin? You’re invited to the launch of an inclusive new network of conservation educators to collaboratively support each other in […]

Environmental Impact of Buildings

A part of the Yale Forest Forum: The Future of Wood Building Products in a Changing Climate Wood is a renewable resource that has wide material applications in many industries. […]

New Farmer U

New Farmer U covers farm financial and business management for intermediate beginning farmers—3-6 years of farming experience—or anyone who is ready to plan for future success. Info here. 

Pest Management Update Meeting

UW–Madison Division of Extension, Outagamie County Place: Liberty Hall  800 Eisenhower Dr, Kimberly Cost: $50/person – meeting & meal  CEUs: The meeting counts towards three hours of CEU credits in pest management […]

Discovery Farms Conference

The Discovery Farms Annual Conference is back. This year we will utilize our robust dataset from water quality monitoring over the last 20 years to assess tradeoffs of on-farm management […]

Conservation News

Northern Soil Compaction Conference

Do you feel like soil compaction is squeezing your yields? Are you wondering what you can do about it? The University of Minnesota Extension is proud to partner with Manitoba Ag and Resource Development and North Dakota State University to bring you the Northern Soil Compaction Conference. This virtual event will be held on June 22nd and 23rd from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm CT.

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