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Stewardship Seminar

May 3 @ 9:00 am 4:00 pm

Join La Plata Open Space Conservancy and La Plata County Extension for a full day training on land management best practices.

Nearly a dozen experts from around the state and region will present on soil health, water rights & irrigation, noxious weeds & pests, wildfire mitigation, and seeding.

Registration is required. Limited scholarships may be available – please contact christy@lposc.org if interested.

Generously sponsored by Southwest Ag, Inc.

Overview of Agenda:

  • 9 – 11: Soil Health with John Rizza (State of Colorado Western Slope Soil Health Coordinator), Tom Bartels, Dale Horvath, and the James Ranch
  • 11 – 12: Water Rights & Irrigation with Amy Huff (Colorado Water & Land Law, LLC)
  • 12 – 12:45: Lunch provided
  • 12:45 – 1:30: Noxious weeds and pests with Ben Bain and Darrin Parmenter (La Plata County, State of Colorado)
  • 1:30 – 2:45: Wildfire Mitigation & Forest Health with Ryan Cox (Colorado State Forest Service), Moses Cooper (Momentum Tree Experts) and Alex Graf (Wildfire Adapted Partnership)
  • 2:45 – 3:30: Seeding with Kendra Brewer (Southwest Seed, Inc.)
  • 3:30 – 4: Optional: tour the Old Fort gardens or visit with NRCS staff

Other questions? Contact christy@lposc.org.

This workshop is now sold out!


Library at the Old Fort at Hesperus

18683 CO-140
Hesperus, CO 81326 United States
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