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The Great Midwest Crane Fest

Witness the marvel of Wisconsin’s largest crane congregation and participate in guided crane-viewing tours, photography seminars, conservation-related lectures and extraordinary events. Explore the beautiful landscapes and rich histories connecting the festival hosts, the International Crane Foundation and Aldo Leopold Foundation. Info here.

Tree Fruits

Learn proper planting, pruning and training techniques for several types of fruit trees. The class covers selection, planting, fertilization, watering, staking and some common insects and diseases. You will receive electronic copies of publications from the UW-Madison Dept. Learning Store. Info here. 

17th Annual Emerging Farmers Conference

The Emerging Farmers Conference is for new and emerging growers and producers. This conference is for farmers, by farmers, and led by farmers. The goal is to empower emerging farmers with knowledge, resources and connection. For the first time, this conference features field day! Saturday will be a day of learning, networking and story-sharing at […]

Wisconsin DNR Technical Standard 1072 Horizontal Directional Drilling

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources published a new technical standard that provides criteria for projects employing horizontal directional drilling (HDD). The standard includes procedures and practices to protect water quality by reducing sediment discharge from work areas, reducing potential for runoff to carry construction materials into waters of the state, and clarifying expectations for spill […]

Is My Water Safe to Drink? – Common Questions about Private Wells

Your drinking water well doesn't have to be a mystery. In this free 90-minute webinar training hosted by The Private Well Class you'll learn the answers to common questions, such as: How do I get my well water tested? What do I need to do to take care of my well? Is my well susceptible […]

WI Land+Water Presents: Climate and Conservation Webinar Series

WI Land+Water is hosting a series of Climate and Conservation webinars featuring climate experts that will share important climate mitigation and adaptation strategies, tools, and resources to help county conservation staff and board supervisors integrate climate into local programming. Implementing Carbon Farming Join WI Land+Water Climate Resilience Program Manager, Christina Anderson discuss efforts to implement […]

WGF Annual Meeting

Wisconsin's Green Fire 2022 Annual Meeting will be a celebration of our 5th Anniversary! We will be sharing updates on WGF's work in the past year, revisit conservation successes across the state, and look forward to future plans in the coming year. Info here.

Invasive Mussel Collaborative Tools and Accomplishments

Research Work Group presented by Ashley Elgin, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The IMC Research Work Group is tasked with coordinating and prioritizing research to maximize and advance dreissenid control outcomes. We recently developed a project inventory to collate information on dreissenid mussel-related projects across organizations and regions. We also worked with managers and researchers […]

WI Land+Water Presents: Climate and Conservation Webinar Series

WI Land+Water is hosting a series of Climate and Conservation webinars featuring climate experts that will share important climate mitigation and adaptation strategies, tools, and resources to help county conservation staff and board supervisors integrate climate into local programming. Introduction to COMET Farm Join Haley Nagle from Colorado State University's COMET Farm team to showcase […]

Invasive Plant Management

This class will mostly consist of invasive plant ID and management by cultural and chemical means. Invasive plant species are non-native, able to out-compete native species in natural ecosystems such as woodlands, and have no natural enemies. This differentiates them from weeds that primarily invade disturbed areas like gardens and roadsides. We will review the […]

Life Hacks Over Lunch: A Meet-up Series for Watershed Professionals

This free, virtual meet-up series is a peer-learning opportunity for watershed professionals to share ideas and advice for solving real-life challenges of watershed projects. If you work with farmers and communities on watershed-scale projects to improve water quality and have ever found yourself thinking, “I don’t want to recreate the wheel,” this meet-up series is […]

Winter Maintenance for Roads

This class will share how to improve and practice winter maintenance for both high and low-speed roadways including best management practices to keep paved areas safe, benefits of using a liquid salt system, guidance on how to determine the right amount of salt to use, and case studies from local applicators. This class is meant […]