Living on the Land

Living on the Land is a workshop series tailored for small acreage landowners and those new to managing land.

There are 5 classes in the series. This program is sponsored by the OSU Extension Service in Lane County and Eugene Water and Electric Board.

October 5 - Land Stewardship Planning, Soils & Water Resources

Learn the basics of planning for natural resource management, including soil health and water rights.

October 12 – Wells & Septic Systems

Bring well water for nitrate screening.

October 19 – Woodlands and Wildlife

Look at the woodlands and natural areas on your property in a new way. Consider options to enhance and manage for healthy trees and wildlife habitat.

October 26 – Pasture & Grazing Management

Make the most of your pasture by learning how grass plants grow, rotational grazing, nutrient and  winter-time management.

November 2 – Weed Management

Learn about management strategies for common weeds on your land.


When:

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Location:

Walterville Grange, located at

39259 Camp Creek Rd,

Springfield, OR 97478

 

Cost:

  • You may sign up for any individual workshop for $10 each, but if you sign up for all five in the series you get a discount of $20 and pay only $30 for the whole series.
  • If you sign up a Farm Partner to take the series with you, they can attend the entire series for only $5.
  • If you and your Farm Partner only want to take some of the workshops, AND you each want to take different workshops, your partner will have to make their own log in account and fill out their own registration form.

 

Registration:

Online

Pre-register online with a credit card Here or copy and paste the following link into your browser. http://bit.ly/LaneSmallFarms 

By Mail or In Person

To pre-register by mail or in person, send or bring in the following Registration Form along with a check made out to OSU Extension.

living on the land registration form

Questions? Call (541) 344-5859

 

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This publication will be made available in accessible formats upon request. Please call 541-344-5859 for information. If you have a physical disability that requires special considerations in order for you to attend this event, please notify Lauren Grand at 541-579-2150 two weeks prior to the event.

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