Partnering for Stewardship: Opportunities for Landowners

Durango Public Library 1900 E 3rd Ave, Durango, CO, United States

Partnering for Stewardship: Opportunities for Landowners The Southwest Stewardship Series is back for a third year with the generous support of Southwest Ag, Inc. This season we’ll be kicking off the series with a Partnering for Stewardship workshop. During the session, three land agencies will present on available funding and partnership opportunities for private land…


Grazing Workshop: Planning for land health and farm wealth with holistic management

Roberts Ranch 550 Roberts Ranch Rd, Comfort, United States

Join Hill Country Alliance and Holistic Management International for a hands-on workshop at Roberts Ranch exploring how Holistic Planned Grazing can benefit the health and wealth of your operation. Date: May 5th, 2023 Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Price: $25 (scholarships available, please email Topics covered: - Reading the land for signs of ecosystem health and…


Cottonwood Ranch Riparian/Creek Workshop

Cottonwood Guest Ranch HC 62 Box 1300, O'Neil Route, Wells, NV, United States

Facilitators: Carol Evans & Dr. Sherman Swanson How to see a Creek, Tools for Improving Creek Functions and Creating Your Story With pressure to having functioning Riparian areas, understanding, monitoring, and managing these oases is vital to the diversity of wildlife that rely upon them. Livestock can be powerful tool to transform creeks into resilient…


Soil Health and Management Workshop

Cottonwood Guest Ranch HC 62 Box 1300, O'Neil Route, Wells, NV, United States

Facilitator: Cody Spencer Explore Cottonwood Ranch's journey to improve soil health and restore the water cycle on irrigated ground and arid rangeland. At the end of the two days, attendees will gain and grow: A deeper understanding of the role that soil microbes play in profitable production Steps to regenerate soils to lift bottom lines…


Holistic Regenerative Ranching Workshop

Cottonwood Guest Ranch HC 62 Box 1300, O'Neil Route, Wells, NV, United States

Facilitator: Spencer Smith, Rancher & International Holistic Management Consultant Put your Livestock to Work: Build Soil, Build Wealth The four-day course will cover the below topics with additional subtopics as appropriate: Holistic planned grazing How to identify management factors on a landscape and enter them into a grazing plan How to plan for all the…


Virtual Fence Workshop

Sutter Creek Auditorium 18 Main St., Sutter Creek, CA, United States

VF is an emerging technology that contains livestock with a reduced need for physical fences. Ranchers create virtual boundaries on digital maps, like Google Maps, that GPS collars detect. The collars then use sound and mild electric stimulus to contain livestock.  This workshop will explore VF’s practicality, effectiveness, and applications for new and improved herd…


State-and-Transition Models for Management of Rangeland Ecosystems

Cottonwood Guest Ranch HC 62 Box 1300, O'Neil Route, Wells, NV, United States

Facilitators: Tamzen Stringham, Ph.D., Rangeland Scientist, University of Nevada Reno Lucas Phipps, Rangeland Ecologist, University of Nevada Reno This two-day course will focus on a process to classify rangeland landscapes into ecologically-meaningful units for management and restoration. The course will include lectures on ecological processes, resilience concepts, state-and-transition modeling, disturbance ecology and monitoring/ inventory tools.…



El Sueño Ranch Clines Corners, NM, United States

Grazing planning doesn’t have to be daunting! Join us for a one-day intensive on increasing soil health, land productivity, and profitability with adaptive grazing management. We’ll see how these principles are applied at El Sueño Ranch and learn how to read the conditions of the land with simple monitoring techniques in order to assess forage…


Klamath Wolf-Livestock Conflict Reduction Workshop

Klamath Event Center 3531 S 6th St, Klamath Falls, OR, United States

Wildlife Services and Western Landowners Alliance are hosting a two-day interactive wolf-livestock conflict reduction workshop at the Klamath Event Center on August 23rd. Presenters include livestock producers and wildlife management agency staff from MN, MT, WY, ID, CA and OR. Please join us for this incredible opportunity for peer-to-peer conversations and to hear how folks…