Free Events & Workshops

Pierce Conservation District offers numerous workshops throughout the year on wide ranging topics that can help improve your property and impact conservation efforts throughout Pierce County. You can browse some of our workshops by category below or visit our general calendar to see a full list of upcoming events, workshops, and volunteer opportunities.

Group Workshops
If you or your group or business would like to request a workshop, your Pierce Conservation District technicians are here to help with several great topics up our sleeves. From buffers to electric fencing to fertilizer applications to manure, mud, pasture management and more. Workshops are a great way to generate interest and conversation and get people to come through your business’ door

  1. Farm Workshops
  2. Harvest Pierce County Workshops
  3. Water Quality Workshops
  4. Rain Barrel Workshops
  5. Habitat Improvement Workshops
  1. June 18

    Small Farm Tour Tour the Timm’s 5 acre farm where they rotationally graze 4-6 beef cattle through four pastures which have been divided based on the soil type, grass species, and moisture conditions. In past years, they have run a cow-calf operation, but decided a few years ago that they were tired of livestock keeping in the winter months, and of being chained to the farm throughout the year. That is when they switched to purchasing feeder cattle in the spring, grazing them on their pastures throughout the sum...
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  2. July 15

    Poultry Processing Workshop Current Washington State Department of Agriculture regulations allow farmers with fewer than 1,000 birds to process and sell them directly to customers. Home processing of poultry, whether for personal consumption or sale has skyrocketed in the last few years. If you have been thinking about raising birds for consumption, but were hesitant to jump in due to lack of processing experience, this hands-on, how-to workshop is the class for you!
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