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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Manure Mondays

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Pollinators in the City

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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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Great Lakes Expo 2021

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Brine on a Budget

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Winter Tree Identification

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Barriers to Opportunities for Peri-Urban Farm Startups and Expansions: Navigating Access to Land, Capital, and Production Capacity

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Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts Annual Convention

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Making Conservation Profitable

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Manure Mondays

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Virtual Crane Viewing

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Soil Management Summit

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Ranching with Birds

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Discovery Farms Conference

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Mental Health First Aid

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Visual Merchandising

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Farm Finance Check Up

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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 […]

SCIENCE x Socioeconomic Dimensions of Land Management

The SCIENCEx webinar series brings together scientists and land management experts from across U.S. Forest Service research stations and beyond to explore the latest science and best practices for addressing […]

Great Lakes Expo 2021

Over three days, the program includes sessions on fruit crops, vegetable crops, other specialty crops, greenhouse crop production and marketing, farm marketing ideas and operations, farmers’ markets and organic production […]

Intertribal Agriculture Council Annual Conference

Join us as the IAC highlights Tribal producers and land stewardship efforts that lend important modeling and direction to all sectors of agriculture and land management. The Intertribal Agriculture Council […]

Angler Instructor Training Workshop

Join to learn tips and best practices to teach fishing. At this workshop, you will get certified to lead learn-to-fish programs for adults, families and youth in your community or […]

Ladies’ Lunch ‘n Learn: Land Conservation Plans

Are you a woman landowner interested in developing a conservation plan that stewards your land for future generations?  Wisconsin Women in Conservation is leading fan innovative and inaugural  state-wide initiative […]

Working together and giving back

We are all contributors on the journey to effective ecological restoration. We are part of the same Earth and connected by interwoven systems that govern how we live and interact […]

Chemical Control of Cattail in Species-Rich Wetlands

Narrow-leaved cattail (Typha angustifolia) and hybrid cattail (Typha x glauca) are aggressive invaders of wetlands in Wisconsin. Integrated Restorations, LLC, has been evaluating the use of the selectively-targeted herbicide imazapyr […]

Cultivating Your Farm’s Financial Future

A new program from University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension educators in collaboration with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection’s Farm Center staff will help Wisconsin farmers […]

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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