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AT21-431 Texas Legends IIPlant ID and Grazing Workshop, Comfort

September 11, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

$25.00
Event Title: Texas Legends IIPlant ID and Grazing Workshop
VMS-AT: AT: Hill Country Chapter Other Approved Training (Enter AT#, Class Title as posted, Location, and Presenter)
Comments: AT21-431 Texas Legends IIPlant ID and Grazing Workshop, Comfort, Presenters: Steve Nelle, Bill Carr, Daniel Oppenheimer, Ryan McGillicuddy, Peggy Sechrist, Kara Kroeger (AT=6h)
Event Date: 9/11/2021
Event Time: 10:00a-5-30p
Event Summary:
Join us for a day-long plant ID and grazing workshop with legendary wildlife biologists, botanists, riparian
specialists, and grazing experts at the beautiful Roberts Ranch in Comfort, TX.
Event Description:
Join us for a day-long plant ID and grazing workshop with legendary wildlife biologists, botanists, riparian specialists, and grazing experts at the beautiful Roberts Ranch in Comfort, TX. Feel free to stay after the workshop for a short BYOB happy hour to get to know other producers.
We will also:
  • Learn to identify common grasses and forbs in your pastures.
  • Understand the value these plants offer to wildlife and livestock.
  • Discover how to monitor pasture biodiversity and ground cover.
  • Talk with other local producers about what grazing strategies work well for them.
  • Understand how to apply active riparian revegetation techniques.
  • Gain knowledge of how to optimally graze riparian areas.
  • Learn techniques to improve soil infiltration/water holding capacity and prolong forage.

Agenda

Upland Group Riparian Group
10:00-10:15 Welcome Welcome
10:30-12:00 Monitoring/Plant ID Active Revegetation Techniques/ Riparian Grazing Strategy
12:00-1:00 Peer-to-Peer Grazing Discussion Water Cycle/Soil Infiltration/Water Holding Capacity
1:15-2:15 Lunch Lunch
2:30-4:00 Monitoring/Plant ID Active Revegetation Techniques/ Riparian Grazing Strategy
4:00-5:00 Peer-to-Peer Grazing Discussion Water Cycle/Soil Infiltration/Water Holding Capacity
5:15-5:30 Closing Remarks Closing Remarks

Cost: $25.00 (includes lunch)

Register @: Space is limited to 50 participants. Please register in advance to secure your spot.
https://events.timely.fun/rx05hu0x/event/67364375/20210911100000
Event Location:
Roberts Ranch
1111 Center Point Road
Comfort, TX 78013
Presenters:
Steve Nelle
Bill Carr
Daniel Oppenheimer
Ryan McGillicuddy
Peggy Sechrist
Kara Kroeger
Contact Information:
soilforwater@ncat.org
Organization Website:
http://soilforwater.org/events-calendar/
Sponsoring Organization:
NCAT Soil for Water

Details

Date:
September 11, 2021
Time:
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost:
$25.00
Event Category:
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https://events.timely.fun/rx05hu0x/event/67364375/20210911100000

Venue

YMCA Roberts Ranch
1111 Center Point Road
Comfort, TX 78013
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