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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International Drainage Symposium

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Agronomy and Soils Field Day

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Landowner Liability

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Queer Farmer Convergence

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Brine Blends

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Seed Library Workshop

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Field Day: Blackbrook Farm

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Great Lakes Coastal Symposium

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Soil Health-Waushara Co

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Wisconsin Permaculture Convergence

The Wisconsin Permaculture Convergence is a yearly event that brings people together to network, build community, skill share and celebrate life. Info here.

Sturgeon Fest

The Return the Sturgeon Program is back to celebrate with you in Milwaukee's Harbor District! Join us to hand-release a Lake Sturgeon into Lake Michigan during Sturgeon Fest, a part […]

Farm & Fiber Tour Stop 3

Join Three Rivers Fibershed (TRF) and Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU) local chapters for a series of on-farm events highlighting local fiber farms, soil-to-soil farming practices, and regional textile systems in […]

Soil Health- Pine Creek Watershed

Soil Health Workshop- Pine Creek Watershed Location: Libertyland Farms - Greg Gries, Hwy 42 Date: September 27, 2022 Time: 9:30am - 3:00pm Join us to discuss practices that benefit your […]

Soil Health and Sustainability for Field Staff

This training is designed to provide field level conservationists and resource soil scientists with an overall understanding of soil health and sustainability principles to guide them with recommendations for land […]

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Soil Health and Sustainability for Field Staff

Course Description: This training is designed to provide field level conservationists and resource soil scientists with an overall understanding of soil health and sustainability principles to guide them with recommendations […]

The Role of Zoos in Conservation

Zoos are playing a key role in insect conservation research and their labs are home to innovative programs designed to help at-risk insect species recover. Join us for updates and […]

Soil Health Workshop-Marathon County

Soil Health - Fenwood Creek Watershed - Marathon County Location: Bauman Dairy Farm, 221584 Fairfield Dr, Edgar, WI Date: Friday, October 14, 2022 Time: 9:30am - 3:00pm Join us to […]

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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