LAND STEWARD PROGRAM
FALL 2014 TRAINING, begins Sept. 11.
Contact Rhianna Simes for additional information. Se habla Español.
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 forest
For information, call Rhianna Simes at 541-776-7371, ext. 211 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Land Ethic, A Sand County Almanac
Stewardship Plan Template (handout)
Weather and Climate of the Rogue Valley, Garden Guide for the Rogue Valley, OSU Publication
Noxious Weed Policy and Classification System, ODA Publications
Jackson County Cooperative Weed Management Area
Oregon Water Law,OR Water Resources Department
Managing Rural Homes and Small Acreages to Protect Watersheds, Watershed Stewardship. OSU Publication
Protecting Your Watershed, USDA
Protecting and Enhancing Water Resources, Backyard Woodlands, OSU Publication
Your Yard and Water Quality, Sustainable Gardening, OSU Publication
Protecting Your Land from Erosion, Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District
Pasture Principles, UI Publication
Managing Pastures, Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District
Managing Mud and Manure, Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District
Managing Weeds in Pasture, Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District
Rotational Grazing, National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
Integrated Pest Management, Sustainable Gardening, OSU Publication
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