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Oct
15
Tue
Introduction to Land Stewardship @ Marietta (Noble Research Institute Coffey Ranch)
Oct 15 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Introduction to Land Stewardship @ Marietta (Noble Research Institute Coffey Ranch)

Learn about the principles, processes and tools you can use to effectively implement land-stewardship-focused management strategies on your operation. The emphasis will primarily be on the application of Aldo Leopold’s five tools (cow, plow, axe, match and gun) to meet stewardship goals and objectives.

For more information or to register, visit the event website or contact the Noble Research Institute at 580-223-5810.

Restoring & Maintaining Habitat For Oklahoma’s Pollinators @ Tulsa (Tulsa Garden Center)
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Restoring & Maintaining Habitat For Oklahoma’s Pollinators @ Tulsa (Tulsa Garden Center)

The Tulsa Audubon Society’s October meeting features Dr. Ray Moranz as speaker. Moranz is a Grazing Lands Pollinator Ecologist at The Xerces Society and an expert on monarch butterfly conservation.

For more information, visit the Tulsa Audubon Society’s events calendar, or contact John Kennington by email or phone (918- 809-6325).

Oct
16
Wed
Women, Wine, and Wings @ Tulsa (Dead Armadillo Brewery)
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Women, Wine, and Wings @ Tulsa (Dead Armadillo Brewery)

Enjoy a night of food and drinks as women in conservation from across Oklahoma share their knowledge and experiences in “Women, Wine, Wings”!

Presented by Quail Forever, this mixer features a “speed-dating” style rotation of guests at tables. In these small settings, attendees can visit with each table conservation “hostess” about her organization’s conservation mission and/or career. Speakers include the following ladies in conservation from across the state:

Mary Waller, Okies for Monarchs, “Monarchs as ambassadors for all pollinators”
Laura McIver, Oklahoma Quail Forever, “Women in hunting and conservation”
Kristen Baum, O.S.U., “Supporting native bees in rural and native areas”
Mary Jackson, Tulsa Audubon Society, ” Tulsa Audubon Society and urban birding”
Laura Goodman, O.S.U. Extension, “Plants for wildlife”

Space is limited. There is no cost to come out, but please RSVP to Elizabeth Elliott by email or phone (319-400-6432).

For more information, visit the event webpage.

Oct
17
Thu
Conference: Women in Sustainable Ag @ St. Paul, MN (InterContinental St. Paul Riverfront)
Oct 17 – Oct 19 all-day
Conference: Women in Sustainable Ag @ St. Paul, MN (InterContinental St. Paul Riverfront)

This 3-day conference brings together women with roles in all aspects of sustainable agriculture, from farming to education to food-system activism.

Monitor this space, or the conference website, for further details as they become available.

Registration opens Aug. 1.

Oct
19
Sat
Mother Earth News Fair – Kansas 2019 @ Stormont Vail Event Center
Oct 19 – Oct 20 all-day
Mother Earth News Fair – Kansas 2019 @ Stormont Vail Event Center | Topeka | Kansas | United States

The Mother Earth News Fair – Kansas 2019 offers an array of workshops and lectures designed to get you further down the path to independence and self-reliance. Whether you want to learn how to grow and raise your own food, build your own root cellar, or create a green dream home, come out and learn everything you need to know — and then some!

Each MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR features:

  • More than 150 workshops from the leading authorities on organic gardening, food preservation, homesteading and livestock, green building, and natural health
  • More than 200 regional and national exhibitors featuring sustainable products and services
  • Off-Stage demos with topics ranging from hands-on seed saving to building mud houses to heritage breed livestock
  • Inspirational keynotes, food, and kids’ programming.

For more information or to register, visit the Mother Earth News Fair – Kansas 2019 website.


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