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August 2019

Earthworks for Cold Climate Water Resiliency

August 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 26, 2019

Ferintosh Hall, 203 Glenmere Ave
Ferintosh, Alberta T0B 1M0 Canada
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$40

Join Takota Coen from Coen Farm and Rob Avis from Verge Permaculture for a 2-day workshop at the Coen Farm and the nearby Ferintosh Hall to learn how to design and implement low tech, low cost, nature-based earthworks that can build more effective and efficient water cycles on your land. The workshop will include a mixture of in-class presentation and activity time at the Hall, and field trips out to the Coen Farm where a 30 ton excavator and D3 Bulldozer will be actively constructing a variety of earthworks.

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Agroforestry Field Day

August 29, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Awes will be at Rural Routes to Climate Solutions' Agroforestry Field Day in Leduc, AB on August 29th! If you…

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October 2019

Shelterbelts and Eco-Buffers: Agroforestry Systems for Resilience

October 29, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Neutral Hills Adult Learning Centre, 5231 50 St
Consort, Alberta T0C 1B0 Canada
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$30

AWES and CARA are pleased to present 'Shelterbelts and Eco-buffers: Agroforestry Systems for Resilience' October 29, 2019 from 3-8 pm in Consort, AB.

This workshop will cover the design and implementation of Shelterbelts and Eco-buffers on Agrocultural land, with a focus on native fescue grasslands.

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November 2019

Shelterbelts and Ecobuffers Shelterbelts: Planting and Design

November 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grovedale Public Service Building, 56361 TWP road 695a
Grovedale, Alberta T0H 1X0 Canada
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Free

Join the Agroforestry and Woodlot Extension Society, the MD of Greenview and the County of Grande Prairie on November 21 , 2019 for a workshop about Shelterbelts and Eco-buffers, and how they can be designed to provide ecosystem services to your land!

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January 2020

Integrated Weed and Pest Management of Field Crops and Eco-buffers/Alley Cropping Agroforestry Systems

January 15 @ 8:45 am - 3:30 pm
Fort Vermillion Community Complex, 5001 44 Ave
Fort Vermillion, Alberta T0H 1N0 Canada
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Free

Join MARA and Mackenzie County for the Integrated Weed and Pest Management of Field Crops and Eco-buffers/Alley Cropping Agroforestry Systems workshop held at the Fort Vermillion Community Complex January 15, 2020 from 8:45-3:30pm.

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February 2020

Shelterbelt and Eco-buffer Workshop: Planting, Care and Design

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wheatland County Administration Office, 242006 Range Road 243
Strathmore, Alberta T1P 1J6 Canada
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Free

Join AWES staff and Wheatland County as we embark on a Shelterbelt and Ecobuffer learning journey, February 22, 2020 FROM 1-430PM. 

 During the workshop participants will learn about:
• The Benefits of Shelterbelts and Ecobuffers
• How to establish and rejuvenate shelterbelts on your property
• Optimizing your design for pollinators, fruit production, water quality enhancement, and mitigating high winds and flooding
• Tips and Tricks to ensure maximum success in your planting project including plant choice, ordering, site prep, planting, and mulching

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ROARS Bumblebee House Building Workshop

February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Golden Valley Lutheran Church Education Unit, 5327-56 Avenue
Viking, Alberta T0B 4N0 Canada
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$10

Learn about the lives and needs of bumblebees and other pollinators while building a bumblebee house to support native bumblebee populations!

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March 2020

Shelterbelts, Eco-buffers & Tree Care Workshop

March 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Camrose County Administration Office, 3755 43 Ave
Camrose, Alberta T4V 3S8 Canada
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$10

Embrace the cold and begin planning your summer agroforestry projects!

Agroforestry and Woodlot Extension Society, Camrose County and Toso Bozic (formally of WEP) are pleased to invite you an evening of Shelterbelts, Eco-buffers & Tree Care.

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Yellowhead County Family Friendly Bee hotel Building Workshop

March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Peers Community Centre, 5210 - 49 Avenue
Peers, Alberta T0E 1W0 Canada
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$20

Yellowhead County's Agricultural Services and Parent Link Program is hosting a bee hotel workshop in the Peers Community Centre March 7, 2020 from 2-3 pm. The presentation will be followed by an instructional demonstration and bee hotel building activity facilitated by Yellowhead County.

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Managing New and Existing Shelterbelts and Eco-buffers

March 10 @ 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Holden Community Hall, 4919 49 Ave
Holden, Alberta T0B 2C0 Canada
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Free

Join Beaver County and the Agroforestry and Woodlot Extension Society (AWES) for an informative evening of Shelterbelt and Eco-buffer management strategies on March 10, 2020 from 3pm-8pm at the Holden Community Hall (Holden, AB). 

AWES staff will present best management practices for existing shelterbelts and ecobuffers, including conducting tree health assessments, and managing health issues such as pest, disease and environmental damages such as winter die off.

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