Red Cedar Watershed Conference - Menomonie
Submitted by staff on Wed, 03/01/2017 - 8:27am
Thursday, March 9, 2017
8:30am - 4:15pm Check-In at 7:30am
Hosted by the Tainter Menomin
Lake Improvement Association
at University of Wisconsin-Stout
See WEAU13's interview with Dan Zerr, Natural Resource Educator with UW Extension!
• Farm, city and waterfront success stories - profitable land management for clean water
• Solutions to the serious problem that plagues our lakes and rivers - runoff pollution
• A great networking opportunity for all citizens at an important event
• Approved for CEUs:
.6 from University of Wisconsin-Stout
6 from Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators
Join us to bring best practices and innovative ideas to the forefront. Discuss ways to restore and maintain a healthy water system in the Red Cedar Watershed.
• Keynote: Healthy Soils, Clean Water
Jimmy R. Bramblett, Deputy Chief for Science and Technology, U.S. Department of Agriculture,
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
• Breakout Session: Exploring Two Paths for the Future of Dairy Farming
and its Environmental Impacts
Dave Styer, Owner/Operator, Alfalawn Farms
Joe Tomandl III, Farmer and Executive Director, Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship
• Breakout Session: Soil Health as a Management System
Jamie Patton, Agricultural Agent and Department Head, Shawano County - UW Extension
• Keynote: I Dreamed the Earth was Healed and Whole Again
Kathleen Dean Moore, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Emerita, Oregon State University
• Breakout Session: Red Cedar Watershed - Our Pathway to Clean Water
Buzz Sorge, Lake Management Planner, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) - Retired
• Breakout Session: The Red Cedar: What It Meant and Still Means to the Ojibwa People
Michael J. "Mic" Isham, Jr., Chairman, Lac Courte Oreilles Band of the Superior Chippewa Indians
• Keynote: Why the Red Cedar Watershed Will Not Fail: Practical Lessons from
the LAKES Project
Nels Paulson, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Tina Lee, Associate Professor, Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Chris Ferguson, Associate Professor, Economics, University of Wisconsin-Stout
• Breakout Session: How to Develop Conservation Leases for Non-Farmer Landowners
Terry VanDerPol, Community Based Food Systems Director, www.landstewardshipproject.org
• Breakout Session: Good Soil, Clean Water - Connecting Conservation to the Marketplace
Bill Davison, Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms, University of Illinois Extension
Get details at the conference website presenters page.
Save $15 with early bird registration rate through March 1, 2017.
Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/profed/redcedar.
Questions? Contact UW-Stout Professional Education at firstname.lastname@example.org.