February 25, 2015

MN SWCS Annual Meeting is March 2nd in Crookston

The 2015 Annual Meeting and Conference of the Minnesota Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society is Monday March 2nd, 8:00 to 5:00, at the Bergland Laboratory and Ag Research Center, 2900 University Avenue, Crookston, MN.

The program features:
  • Chris Philips "Pollinator habitat, bees, pesticides, and implications for land use."
  • Matt Simmons "Patch-Burn Grazing on Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge"
  • Leon Osborne "Dealing with Weird Weather and Climate Change"
  • Panel Discussion on "Land and Water Connections in Northwestern Minnesota: The Cumulative Effects of Land Use on Water Quality and Quantity" with Tim Cowdery, Hydrogeologist – USGS; Les Lemm – BWSR; Henry Van Offelen – Minnesota Department of Natural Resources; Chuck Fritz – International Watershed Institute and past Red Lake Watershed District Manager; Livestock farmer - Tim Szymanski
The full agenda is available at http://lamprey.crk.umn.edu/calendar/index.php?eID=10148

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