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Lowery Creek Evenings Afield Registration

One evening per month, we set aside time for learning in the field from experts and each other, socializing with like-minded landowners, and seeing results of management methods on different properties. Our Evenings Afield have been very well-received, and every year we strive to broaden our audience. All are welcome to these free events. 

  • Evenings Afield: Driftless Groundwater 101
    Thu, May 18
    Cates Family Farm
    Rock layers deep underground have a big impact on water - both what we drink and what we see on the landscape. Learn the basics of Driftless Area geology and its relationship to springs and drinking water.
  • Evenings Afield: Restoring Your Woods and Prairie - Where to Begin
    Thu, Jun 08
    Taliesin's Phoebe Point Trail
    Do you own or manage a property that has woods or prairie that you would like to improve, but aren’t quite sure where to begin? We will walk you through the questions, process, and resources that will get you going in the right direction.
  • Evenings Afield: Grass-Fed Beef - From Grazing to Grocer
    Thu, Jul 20
    Cates Family Farm
    Whether you are a producer or consumer of grass-fed beef, learn the "why and how" of raising, grazing, processing, and marketing grass-fed cows at the Cates Family Farm, recipient of a Leopold Conservation Award.
  • Evenings Afield: Biological Farming and Perennial Crops
    Thu, Aug 10
    Otter Creek Organic Farm
    Biological farming is an integrated farming system that employs natural biological processes to dramatically improve agricultural yields and reduce farm costs. Visit fields managed by the author of "The Biological Farmer," plus a variety of perennial crops including elderberries and blueberries.
  • Evenings Afield: Agro-Forestry - Where to Begin
    Thu, Sep 07
    Savanna Institute
    Agroforestry integrates trees and shrubs into crop and animal farming systems. Learn about the many benefits of agroforestry and the basics of getting it started on your land by visiting the Savanna Institute's home farm.
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