Shelterbelt & Ecobuffer Workshop

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Event:
Shelterbelt & Ecobuffer Workshop
Start:
February 22, 2020 1:00 pm
End:
February 22, 2020 4:30 pm
Cost:
Free but must register by February 19th
Category:
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Organizer:
Wheatland County
Phone:
(403) 934-3321
Updated:
February 12, 2020
Venue:
Wheatland County Administration Building
Phone:
403-934-3321
Address:
Google Map
#242006 Range Road 243, Strathmore, Alberta, Canada

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Details

Planting, Care, and Design

This workshop is FREE to attend. Refreshments will be provided.

Please register by Wednesday, February 19th by calling (403-361-2166) or emailing Gay Mowat.

Participants may choose to design a shelterbelt or ecobuffer for their property with the help of the Agroforestry & Woodlot Extension Society.

During the workshop participants will learn about:
• The Benefits of Shelterbelts and Ecobuffers
• How to establish and rejuvenate shelterbelts on your property
• Optimizing your design for pollinators, fruit production, water quality enhancement, and mitigating high winds and flooding
• Tips and Tricks to ensure maximum success in your planting project including plant choice, ordering, site prep, planting, and mulching

Attendees of this workshop will have the first opportunity to apply for Wheatland County’s new Shelterbelt & Ecobuffer Funding Program

The program partially funds the following:
• the purchase of tree and shrub seedlings
• the purchase of drip irrigation and wood or plastic mulch

More information: https://wheatlandcounty.ca/visiting-wheatland-county/events-calendar/icalrepeat.detail/2020/02/22/469/-/shelterbelt-ecobuffer-workshop

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Bridging the Gap is supported by:

Wheatland Family and Community Support Services (WFCSS)

and other Funding Partners