Land Steward Program
Contact Rhianna Simes for additional information.
Congratulations to all the 2013 Land Stewards who completed the Fall training! Thanks to our partners the Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District and the Grange Co-op for making this great class happen.
Next Land Steward training will be in Josephine County: Summer 2014, and in Jackson County: Fall 2014.
|SO. OREGON ECOLOGY||TREE CARE|
|FISH & WILDLIFE||WEEDS|
|WATER||PASTURE & GRAZING|
|OTHER PERTINANT RESOURCES|
Land Steward training will help local small-acreage landowners learn about ways to create a healthy environment on their property through classroom sessions, field trips and the creation of a personalized management plan for their property. the course is targeting and owners who want to learn how to balance sustainability with their rural lifestyles.
Land Stewards will be equipped to design and implement programs to help people:
- Live safely in wildfire-prone areas
- Identify and eradicate noxious weeds
- Promote and develop wildlife habitat
- Conserve water and reduce runoff
- reduce yard waste and woody biomass
- make their own mulch and compost
- maintain healthy trees and forests
For information, call Rhianna Simes at 541-776-7371, ext. 211 or by e-mail: email@example.com.
Wildfire Protection Plan, chapter 4, pg 49
Southwestern Oregon Forests, Unique and Challenging, Tom Sensenig