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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Pollinators in the City

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NEWSC Dredging Workshop

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Conservation Partnership Training

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Floodplain 101

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Mass Timber Case Study

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Anticipating the hydrologic consequences of Emerald Ash Borer invasion in tribal forested wetlands through a sapflux network

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Great Lakes PFAS Summit

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Manure Mondays

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Floodplain 101

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be hosting a virtual Floodplain 101 Workshop. All community floodplain zoning administrators, community officials, building officials and other development professionals are encouraged […]

Mass Timber Case Study

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. […]

Cash Flow Projections for 2022

As we wrap up 2021, our financial management experts will share important tips to finish 2021 strong. They’ll also provide an outlook for 2022 cash flows. Episode presenters will be: […]

Strategies for Preventing and Managing Harmful Cyanobacteria Blooms

The Harmful Cyanobacteria Blooms (HCBs) training reviews key information found in the ITRC Guidance Document, Strategies for Preventing and Managing Harmful Cyanobacterial Blooms. Cyanobacteria are microscopic, photosynthetic organisms that occur […]

Start Your 2022 Grant Strategy Off Right!

As the calendar year begins to wind down and you think about the new year, are you also thinking about how to strengthen your grant-seeking strategy in the upcoming year? […]

International Nature Farming Convergence

The focus of this event goes far beyond Nature Farming as a series of recipes, instead bringing in natural philosophy and going back to the traditional roots of farming. As […]

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and YFA Conference

The annual meeting brings together Wisconsin farmers, agriculture business professionals and supporters to discuss top issues impacting agriculture. One of the most important items of business at each WFBF Annual […]

Join for this webinar series focused on the biology and human dynamics of pollinator conservation in urban settings. 11/29 Reed Johnson, Honey Bees in the City 11/30 Gerardo Camilo, The […]

Great Lakes PFAS Summit

The goals of the Summit are to provide the most current and reliable science and policy, facilitate information sharing, and explore current and future research topics related to per- and […]

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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