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. Water Quality Workshops
  3. Harvest Pierce County Workshops
  4. Habitat Improvement Workshops
  1. May 23

    Farm Tour Visit this almost 5-acre farm that has done an amazing job of improving the forage production of their pastures on challenging prairie soils over the past four years though careful rotational grazing using their mini Dexter cattle, application of composted manure, and application of fertilizer and lime based on results obtained through the District’s ‘first one’s free’ soil sampling program. Come tour the farm, pet the cows, and get some ideas to try on your own farm!
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  2. June 6

    Choosing the Right Tractor for Your Property Considering purchasing a tractor or new implement for your farm? Wondering what to look for in new or used equipment? Two presenters, Ross Cunningham and Dan Hulse, will share their experiences selecting the right pierce of equipment for your needs! In addition to being local farmers, Ross is a Territory Manager for Bobcat and Dan is a representative for K.U.L.T. – Kress cultivation equipment company. RSVP for location. Plenty of equipment will be on hand!
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  3. June 16

    Sustainable Poultry Network Seminar Come learn the fundamentals of improving birds through breeding, how to maximize production with the good husbandry skills in a pastured environment, and about the opportunity to join the SPN network.
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