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Monday, June 23, 2014

Only 8 spots left for the grazing school. Register soon! You can register online here or contact Amanda Halawell at ahalawell@cowsandfish.org or (403) 703-6404.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Grazing School Agenda

The plans for the grazing school are coming into the final stages. We have a great line up of speakers and impressive venues for the field session. So far the draft agenda looks like this:

Day 1
Grazing Principles - Mike Alexander, Provincial Rangeland Specialist (ESRD)
Range Health - Amanda Halawell, Rangeland Specialist (Cows and Fish)
Ranching Women - Nancy Barrios, Rancher
Invasive Plants - Nicole Kimmel, Weed Specialist (Alberta Agriculture)
Waldron Weed Control - Mike Roberts, Ranch Manager
Field Session - Range health & plant ID, ranch near Twin Butte

Day 2
Riparian health and management - Norine Ambrose, Executive Director (Cows and Fish)
Ranching Women - TBD
Carnivores and Ranching - Tony Bruder (rancher) & Greg Hale, Wildlife Biologist, ESRD
Your Legacy grazing case studies (tentative)
Field Session - riparian health assessment

Go to http://www.cowsandfish.org/whatsnew/documents/2014Brochurefinal.pdf for a copy of the brochure and registration information. Or register here online!

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

2014 Southern Alberta Grazing School

This summer the Southern Alberta Grazing School for Women will be held in the Pincher Creek area. Ranching women in the southwest part of the province have been stalwart supporters of the grazing school with some of them attending all ten years that it's been held!

We are back where it all started –the very first school was held at the Bloomin’ Inn Bed & Breakfast and they are hosting us once again.

www.bloomin-inn.com

We look forward to seeing you there!