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July 2019

Shoreline Management Workshop

July 11 @ 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
McArthur Place, 10307 100 ST
Lac La Biche, Alberta T0A 2C0 Canada
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Lac La Biche County, AWES and Cows and Fish are pleased to be hosting an evening of hands on riparian area assessment and restoration on July 11, 2019.

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Shelterbelts and Eco-Buffers: Agroforestry Systems for Profitability and Resilience

July 15 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Battle River Innovation Centre, 5302-50 Avenue
Castor, Alberta T0C 0X0 Canada
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Are you interested in creating wildlife and pollinator habitat, harnessing fruit production, mitigating highs winds and flooding, or enhancing water quality on your property? Don't know where to begin, or just need some helpful tips and tricks?
Join the County of PaintEarth, The Agroforestry and Woodlot Extension Society, Battle River Research Group and the Battle River Watershed Alliance on July 15th, 2019 for a workshop about Shelterbelts and Eco-buffers, and how they can be designed to provide these services to your land!

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August 2019

Train the Trainer: Completing a Successful Planting Project

August 13 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Parkland County Services Building, 2700 48 ST
Stony Plain, T7Z 2Y1 Canada
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Learn to complete a planting program on private or county lands regardless of whether the outcome is a shelterbelt, eco-buffer, riparian buffer or bioengineering for site restoration.

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West Country Ag Tour

August 20 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Clearwater County Quarter, Township Road 400 and Range Road 72
Clearwater County, Alberta T0M 0C0 Canada
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$35

Clearwater County Presents: The 2019 West Country Ag. Tour Clearwater County, AWES, GWFA, Benalto Ag, Medicine River Wildlife Centre, Biocomposite…

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Woodlot BMPs: Establishing and rejuventating shelterbelts and ecobuffers

August 22 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lindbrook Community Hall, 51084 Alberta 630
Tofield, Alberta T0B 4J0
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Shelterbelts and woodlots across the prairies are deteriorating. Don't wait until its too late to take action! Join Beaver County and the Agroforestry and Woodlot Extension Society to learn best management practices for private forested lands including assessing tree health and managing shelterbelts and ecobuffers.

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Earthworks for Cold Climate Water Resiliency

August 25 @ 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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Earthworks for Cold Climate Water Resiliency

August 26 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grovedale Public Service Building, 56361 TWP road 695a
Grovedale, Alberta T0H 1X0 Canada
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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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