Living On the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages
'Living on the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages' prepares participants with the knowledge necessary to develop a sustainable property management plan. The class series will run for 12 weeks on Wednesdays and few Thursdays, August 29 - November 14, 6-9pm at the 78th Street Heritage Farm in Vancouver, WA.
-August 29 (Wednesday): What You Have & What You Can Do
-September 5 (Wednesday): Inventorying Resources & Clark County Codes
-September 12 (Wednesday): Soil Structure & Function
-September 20 (Thursday): Pasture Establishment & Renovation
-September 26 (Wednesday): Managing Soil to Keep It Productive
-October 3 (Wednesday): Protecting Septic & Well Water
-October 10 (Wednesday): What To Do About Weeds
-October 17 (Wednesday): Animal Nutrition & Living with Wildlife
-October 24 (Wednesday): Managing Your Animal's Impacts
-November 1 (Thursday): Watershed Health
-November 7 (Wednesday): Business Opportunities
-November 14 (Wednesday): Focusing on Stewarship
To view the complete curriculum visit: http://ext100.wsu.edu/clark/naturalresources/smallacreageprogram/small-acreage-living-on-the-land/
Participants in the Living on the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages program will:
- Understand the difference between renewable and nonrenewable soil, water, plant, and animal resources.
- Increase skill levels in six core competency areas: land use planning and inventorying resources, soil sustainability, water sustainability, plant sustainability and management, animal sustainability and management, and stewardship.
- Build an understanding and technical expertise related to managing small acreage resources.
- Identify key Best Management Practices (BMPs) to implement on their acreages and in their community.
The Small Acreage Program is co-sponsored by:
WSU Clark County Extension
Clark County Clean Water Program
The Heritage Farm (View)
1919 NE 78th Street
Vancouver, WA 98665
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|