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Shelterbelt & Ecobuffer Workshop
Saturday 22 February 2020, 01:00pm - 04:30pm

Planting, Care, and Design

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

Update: the venue for the workshop on has been changed to the Travelodge in Strathmore (350 Ridge Road) commencing promptly at 1:00 p.m. https://goo.gl/maps/ZirC3LHJRrujahE76

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
Location Strathmore Travelodge
350 Ridge Road
T1P 1B5
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