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Eco-Buffer & Shelterbelt Workshop

September 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Are you interested in enhancing your land’s habitat value for wildlife such as pollinators? Reducing wind-stress on your crops, livestock, or farm-site? Trapping snow where you want it to be trapped? Making your land more resilient to flooding and droughts?

If you missed the June 20th Eco-buffer & Shelterbelt workshop, don’t fret. On September 18, Luke Wonneck with the Agroforestry Woodlot Extension Society (AWES) will again be joining Red Deer County to host a 2nd Eco-buffer & Shelterbelt workshop aimed at helping participants put their own designs together, create a site prep plan and a customized management plan specifically for them. A short recap of the last workshop will also be given.

Available resources and funding opportunities to help with establishing Eco-Buffers and shelterbelts will also be discussed and you will leave with your own plan of action for your eco-buffer or shelterbelt!

When & Where:

  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm
  • At the Red Deer County Centre, in Council Chambers

Agenda:

  • 5:00pm – Intros, Recap June 20 presentations
  • 6:15pm – Light dinner, ALUS/Green Acreages/CAP funding
  • 6:45pm – Example: Wetland site assessment (outside)
  • 7:45pm – Customizing your tree plant for different services
  • 8:15pm – Creating your own plan
  • 9:00pm – Head home

Registration:

  • Pre-registration is required
  • Register on Eventbrite.
  • Registration Deadline: Monday, September 20, 2018.
  • Note: your property’s Legal Land Location/Lot Block Plan numbers are required at the event

Please call Red Deer County’s Agriculture Services at 403.342.8654 with any questions, or email us at agriculture@rdcounty.ca

Venue

Red Deer County Centre
38106 Range Road 275
Red Deer, Alberta T4S 2L9 Canada
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Phone:
(403) 342-8654

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