Integrating Beneficial Habitat on the Farm: Aurora

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Integrating Beneficial Habitat
on the Farm

A two-part course that raises awareness of conservation practices the promote biodiversity and beneficial insects in farming systems. Designed for produce farmers (vegetable, tree fruit, berry), conservationists and other agricultural professionals. 

 

Thursday, March 16

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

North Willamette Research & Extension Center

15210 NE Miley Rd. Aurora, OR 97002

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Workshop is free, but registration is required

This workshop is full.

Please email heidi.noordijk@oregonstate.edu to be added to the waitlist. 

 


*Bring a sack lunch; light snacks and beverages will be provided.*

 

All participants will receive the Xerces Society Book Farming with Native Beneficial Insects and resource handouts. You will also be registered for the summer field day where you will receive an insect net, aspirator, hand lens, collection vials, and a handheld microscope.

Learn:

·       Beneficial insects and native bees attracted to habitats
Annual and perennial insectary plantings for Willamette Valley farms
Methods and plants for on-farm habitat installation
Design and establishment techniques

Featuring:

David Lowenstein, OSU Extension Entomologist 
Mace Vaughan, Xerces Society, Pollinator Program Co-Director  
Laura Taylor, West Multnomah SWCD, Conservation Technician 
Rob Schultz, Stoller Family Estate, Vineyard Manager 
Heidi Noordijk, OSU Extension Small Farms Program

 For more information and questions contact: heidi.noordijk@oregonstate.edu    

 

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Paid for by USDA Risk Management Education Partnerships Program Agreement # RM16RMEPP522C025 - Reduce Farm Risk throuhg Integrated Biological Pest Management Education

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Integrating Beneficial Habitat

on the Farm

March 16, 2017

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A two-part course that raises awareness of conservation practices the promote biodiversity and beneficial insects in farming systems. Designed for produce farmers (vegetable, tree fruit, berry), conservationists and other agricultural professionals.

 

Learn:

·      

Beneficial insects and native bees attracted to habitats

·      

Annual and perennial insectary plantings for Willamette Valley farms

·      

Methods and plants for on-farm habitat installation

·      

Design and establishment techniques

 

Featuring:

David Lowenstein, OSU Extension Entomologist

Mace Vaughan, Xerces Society, Pollinator Program Co-Director

Laura Taylor, West Multnomah SWCD, Conservation Technician

Rob Schultz, Stoller Family Estate, Vineyard Manager

Heidi Noordijk, OSU Extension Small Farms Program 

Thursday, March 16

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

North Willamette Research & Extension Center

15210 NE Miley Rd

Aurora, OR 97002

 

Registration is Required

Space is Limited

$10.00 

Register Here

For more information contact:         heidi.noordijk@oregonstate.edu            971-801-0392

Bring a sack lunch; light snacks and beverages will be provided. 

All participants will receive the Xerces Society Book Farming with Native Beneficial Insects and resource handouts. You will also be registered for the summer field day where you will receive an insect net, aspirator, hand lens, collection vials, and a handheld microscope.

Paid for by USDA Risk Management Education Partnerships Program

Agreement # RM16RMEPP522C025 - Reduce Farm Risk through Integrated Biological Pest Management Education

 

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