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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Wisconsin Wind and Water Assessment Tools


Join us on Monday, June 28, from 9:00-11:00 a.m to learn about current wind and/or water erosion assessment tools: 1) RUSLE2 to measure sheet and rill erosion caused by water, and 2) Wind Erosion Prediction System (WEPS)  to measure erosion caused by wind. Register by Friday, June 25 at Information and agenda: 

Weed ID and Management


The Green Thumb Gardening series will give you the practical knowledge to keep your home garden thriving! University of Wisconsin–Madison Extension educators and local horticulture experts will provide in-depth and accessible information for everyone from the novice to the experienced gardener. Information and registration here.

Substantial Damage Workshop


Workshop topics include: Substantial damage estimation process Purpose of substantial damage How to determine if projects meet the substantial damage criteria How building officials regulate and administer the requirements Permitting of flood-damaged structures DRRA Section 1206 Registration and information:

Non-Metallic Mine Reclamation: Financial Assurance


Join us on June 29 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. for a panel discussion on the following financial assurance areas: Methods of determining amounts How to handle a dispute over an amount How often is the financial assurance amount reviewed The final webinar in this series will be held on August 4. Please register by Friday, June 25 at […]

Why Global Delivery and Logistics Fleets are Electrifying Now


Please join us for the release of a new global fleet report by GreenBiz and ChargePoint: The Time Is Now - Why Global Delivery and Logistics Fleets Are Going Electric, featuring perspectives from 16 transportation leaders in the delivery and logistics space. The report provides a comprehensive look at both the key opportunities and challenges […]

Summer Management


Learn basic horticulture principles and practices associated with organic vegetable production while exploring the management of pests and disease, nutrients, and weeds in an organic farming operation. The workshop will also explore the use of equipment and tools across different scales of farming operations and the different labor demands of farming operations in conventional and […]

Source Water Protection in the Watershed


Best Management Practices in the watershed are crucial to limiting external nutrient loading into our drinking water sources. The first presentation will discuss how watershed development impacts the water quality, hydrology and biota of surface water reservoirs. The second presentation will be an assessment of how Florida is approaching load reductions from agricultural areas. Information […]

Climate-Critical Lands Briefing: Identifying Priorities and Potential


Climate change continues to be one of the most serious social, economic, and environmental challenges of our time. This is true globally, nationally, and in Wisconsin. Here at the Wisconsin Academy, our ongoing pursuit of innovative, Wisconsin-focused climate and clean energy solutions leads us to the promise and potential of natural climate solutions and a […]

Road Salts and Freshwater Salinization Syndrome: An Emerging Water Quality Threat


Streams throughout the U.S. and worldwide have increased in salinity due to multiple processes, including road salt and human-accelerated weathering of impervious surfaces, reductions in acid rain, and other anthropogenic legacies. This freshwater salinization, in turn, mobilizes chemical cocktails via ion exchange and other biogeochemical processes. This webinar will examine fate and transport of salts […]

COMET Tools: An Overview of the Climate Smart Toolset


COMET-Farm estimates the carbon footprint for all or part of your farm/ranch operation and allows you to evaluate different options for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and sequestering more carbon. Because the tool uses detailed spatially-explicit data on climate and soil conditions for your location and allows you to enter detailed information for your field and […]

Online Course: Virtual Herbicides & Longleaf 201 Academy


The Herbicides & Longleaf 201 course will guide you in the selection of forestry herbicides to advance your ecological restoration and longleaf management objectives. The Virtual Academy consists of a combination of on-demand and live learning experiences for a cumulative commitment of 12 hours over the 4-week course. Topics covered include: Herbicide application rates and […]


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