Living On the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages

There are 5 classes in the series. Participants may register for individual classes or for the entire series with a 40% discount. $10/class or $30/series. 

All classes will be held at the Walterville Grange, located at 39259 Camp Creek Rd in Walterville (6 miles east of Springfield)

6:00-8:00 PM  Register for one workshop or the whole series

October 5 – Land Stewardship Planning, Soils & Water Resources- Learn the basics of planning for natural resource management, including soil health and water rights.  Presenter: Melissa Fery, Associate Professor (Practice) OSU Extension Small Farms program.

October 12 – Wells & Septic Systems- Safe drinking water and waste management are your responsibility when living on rural land.  This class covers care and maintenance of wells and septic systems. Bring 1/2 cup of your well water in a clean container for nitrate screening. Presenter: Chrissy Lucas, Educational Program Assistant, OSU Extension Service.

October 19 – Woodlands and Wildlife- Look at the woodlands and natural areas on your property and consider options to enhance and manage for healthy trees and wildlife habitat. Presenter: Lauren Grand, Assistant Professor (Practice) OSU Extension Forestry program.

October 26 – Pasture & Grazing Management- Make the most of your pasture by learning how grass plants grow, rotational grazing, nutrient and winter-time management. Presenter: Melissa Fery, Associate Professor (Practice) OSU Extension Small Farms program.

November 2 – Weed Management- Learn about management strategies for common weeds on your land. Presenter: Andrew Hulting, Associate Professor, OSU Extension Weed Management Specialist.

Register for one workshop or the whole series!

Download a paper registration form here.

If you have questions about registering, please contact the OSU Extension Service in Lane County at (541) 344-5859.

This program is sponsored by the OSU Extension Service in Lane County and

Eugene Water & Electric Board.