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. April 15

    Poultry Processing 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! This hands-on class will take you through the entire pr...
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  2. April 21 - April 22

    Pork Production Workshop This class is for those thinking of raising a few pigs, and current small-scale producers interested in stepping up and expanding their production and sales. The class will be taught by WSU Extension, Pierce Conservation District, USDA Farm Service Agency, and WA State Department of Agriculture staff, and topics will include: pork production and marketing opportunities and regulations, life cycle and nutrition, breeds and reproduction, swine and pasture management, diseases, and biosecurity. If ...
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