Conservation Calendar

Looking to stay up to date on your CEUs? Have producers asking conservation-specific questions you don’t feel confident answering? Looking to host a training and want to avoid conflicts for your audience? You have come to the right place.

Explore our Conservation Calendar for information on conservation-related events and trainings hosted across Wisconsin and beyond.

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Central Impacts of Manure on Soil Health Indicators

The November Soil Health Nexus Digital Cafe will feature Dr. Amy Schmidt from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. The talk will focus on the impacts of manure on soil health indicators. Info here.

Pond Treatment with Spent Lime to Control Phosphorus Release from Sediments

Sedimentation ponds that accumulate particles and phosphorus in stormwater runoff are a standard and widely applied storm water best management practice. However, just as internal loading occurs in lakes during warm summer periods when the potential for oxygen depletion is greatest, aging ponds have the potential to release more phosphorus than is captured during summer […]

Farmer Veteran Stakeholders Conference

'Farm to Market: Opportunity Knocks' - the 7th Farmer Veteran Stakeholders Conference hosted by Farmer Veteran Coalition. This year taking place in two regional locations rather than one national gathering, with the Tennessee and Washington FVC state chapters serving as hosts. Featuring two days of education, workshops, distinguished speakers, guest panels, networking and more. Info […]

Social Impacts of Extractivism and the Promise of Community Enterprise

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. Wood products sourced from sustainably managed forests store carbon and can play an important role in combating climate change. Recent innovations in the use of […]

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 for certified crop advisors Information will be supplied to all registered participants. The packet will include handouts and a copy of the “A3646 Pest Management […]

How Your Organization Can Buy Paris Agreement-Verified Rainforest Carbon Credits for the First Time

  As governments step up efforts to strengthen the Paris Agreement at COP26 and tackle the climate emergency, corporate action has never been more critical. Join our webinar and learn how, for the first time, corporations can achieve carbon neutrality, protect tropical rainforests, and directly support the global climate agreement. Formalized in Article 5 of […]

NE Wisconsin Pest Management Update Meeting

For 2021, the Pest Management Update Meetings will be hosted by the UW-Madison, Division of Extension and UW-Madison Nutrient and Pest Management Program (NPM). This year’s speakers include: Mark Renz, Perennial Cropping Systems Extension Weed Specialist; Rodrigo Werle, Annual Cropping Systems Extension Weed Specialist; Nick Arneson, Weed Science Outreach Specialist; PJ Liesch Extension Entomology Diagnostician; […]

State Natural Areas at 70: Still Protecting Wisconsin Wetland Gems

Join conservation biologist Thomas Meyer to learn about the Wisconsin DNR’s State Natural Areas Program, the oldest and largest state-wide nature preserve protection program in the nation, celebrating its 70th year in 2021. Thomas will give a brief history and highlights of the program and then take a virtual tour of some of the state’s […]

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 […]

Listening Session: Climate Impacts on Farmworkers

A recent report by the Union of Concerned Scientists indicates that outdoor workers, particularly farmworkers, are 20 times more likely to die of heat-related illnesses than other workers. With increasingly extreme weather, the number of unsafe outdoor workdays is likely to climb. The Biden administration recently announced an effort to protect workers from heat stress, […]

Weeding the Worries Out of Manure

Introduction of weeds is often a major concern for farmers that are considering manure application to their fields. Fortunately, there are several methods that reduce weed seed viability both before and after animal digestion. In this webinar we'll take a look at a few studies that show what works and what doesn't for minimizing introduction […]

Understanding disparities in farmland ownership

Land is foundational to food production, and access to land is a critical issue for the next generation of farmers. Yet ownership of farmland in the United States is vastly unequal, with White people owning 98%. This webinar – the first of two on the topic of land justice – will explore how present day […]

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