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.Find out more »
Awes will be at Rural Routes to Climate Solutions' Agroforestry Field Day in Leduc, AB on August 29th! If you…Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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!Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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
Learn about the lives and needs of bumblebees and other pollinators while building a bumblebee house to support native bumblebee populations!Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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