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 Thursdays (NOTE: there will be a class Tuesday October 29, to avoid having a class on Halloween, whish Thursday October 31st), Sept 5 - November 21, 6-9pm at the 78th Street Heritage Farm in Vancouver, WA.
Class Schedule (subject to change slightly(:
-September 5 (Thursday): What You Have & What You Can Do
-September 12 (Thursday): Inventorying Resources & Current Use
-September 19 (Thursday): Clark County Codes
Soil Health, Structure, and Function
-September 26 (Thursday): Pasture Establishment & Renovation
-October 3 (Thursday): Managing Soil to Keep It Productive
-October 10 (Thursday): Protecting Septic & Well Water
-October 17 (Thursday): What To Do About Weeds
-October 24 (Thursday): Animal Nutrition & Living with Wildlife
-October 29 (TUESDAY): Watershed Health and Managing Your Animal's Impacts
-November 7 (Thursday): My Place on a Stream and Agroforestry
-November 14 (Thursday) Business Opportunities and Value-Added Products
-November 21 (Thursday): Focusing on Stewardship
All sales are final.
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!|