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June 2021

Tour of Moely Prairie

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Moely Prairie, 2200 Fullerton Dr.
Prairie du Sac, WI 53583
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Please join us as we tour remnant Moely Prairie, a diverse landscape that promises to be in full bloom. At just 23.5 acres, and surrounded by urban development, this prairie is the largest remaining remnant of the original 14,000-acre Sauk Prairie. Because this site was never plowed, a rich array of native prairie plants persist here. Restoration efforts have been underway for the last five years and the removal of invasive trees and brush, along with regular controlled burns, are…

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July 2021

Evenings Afield: Solar Energy for Homes & Farms: Costs & Considerations

July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Seven Seeds Farm, 5079 County Road Z
Spring Green, 53588
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The Lowery Creek Watershed Initiative, a community partnership coordinated by the Driftless Area Land Conservancy, once again is hosting monthly gatherings that are part field trip and part socializing.  Michael Dearing will lead this session about the state of solar energy, how an individual goes about getting solar, and more solar-related topics. Sessions are free, although a donation is encouraged. Group size is limited to 30. Registration is required at driftlessconservancy.org/events. For more information, contact Barb Barzen at (608) 930-3252…

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August 2021

Evenings Afield: Regenerative Fruit Growing in the Driftless Region

August 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Future Fruit Farm, 5363 Knobs Road
Ridgeway, 53582
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The Lowery Creek Watershed Initiative, a community partnership coordinated by the Driftless Area Land Conservancy, once again is hosting monthly gatherings that are part field trip and part socializing.  In this session, join Selena and Ellen Warsaw-Lane to see organic orcharding in action where heirloom apples, pears, grapes and other fruits are grown. Sessions are free, although a donation is encouraged. Group size is limited to 30. Registration is required at driftlessconservancy.org/events. For more information, contact Barb Barzen at (608)…

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September 2021

Evenings Afield: Monitoring Stream Quality: Demonstration & Results

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cates Family Farm, 5992 County Hwy TZ
Spring Green, 53588
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The Lowery Creek Watershed Initiative, a community partnership coordinated by the Driftless Area Land Conservancy, once again is hosting monthly gatherings that are part field trip and part socializing.  In this session, join Mike Degen, Jean Unmuth and Dick Cates to see how streams are monitored statewide by Water Action Volunteers and learn how local results relate to land management and climate trends. Sessions are free, although a donation is encouraged. Group size is limited to 30. Registration is required…

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October 2021

Evenings Afield: History of Farms in the Wyoming Valley Area

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center, 5607 Cty. Rd. C
Spring Green, WI 53588 United States
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The Lowery Creek Watershed Initiative, a community partnership coordinated by the Driftless Area Land Conservancy, once again is hosting monthly gatherings that are part field trip and part socializing.  In this session, join Mary Pohlman to learn the history and tales of early farmers to better understand today's renowned Wyoming Valley area. Sessions are free, although a donation is encouraged. Group size is limited to 30. Registration is required at driftlessconservancy.org/events. For more information, contact Barb Barzen at (608) 930-3252…

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