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Sustainable Sheep Grazing in the Intermountain West

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The Wyoming Wool Growers Association is able to offer this workshop free of charge because of grant dollars from the National Grazing Lands Coalition.

Below you will find information about the topics, speakers, and schedule. Please register below for our attendance records. We will also update you with any information.

Location: Fair Building, Hot Springs County Fairgrounds, Thermopolis, WY

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Grazing within the Carbon Credit System: Carbon Ranch Planning 101

Derek Scasta, Ph.D.- UW Rangeland Extension Specialist

Dr. Scasta will highlight research completed at UW on carbon at the ranch level. He will also discuss what these findings mean for the Wyoming sheep rancher.

Workshop Panel

Speaker & Area Producer Panel, moderated by Barton Stam- UW Range Educator

A panel discussion on pertinent topics to Wyoming sheep producers and time for questions to panelists.

Myth-Busting Climate Smart Programs & the Benefits for Wyoming Sheep Operations

Danielle Duni, WY Coordinator- Climate Beneficial Partnership

Danielle will speak on the availability and benefits of Climate Smart programs to WY Sheep producers. She will also address many of the common questions and concerns about these programs.

Range Tour

Barton Stam will lead a range tour that will include topics:

  • Plant ID

  • Range monitoring techniques

  • Predation

  • Grazing larkspur

Keeping Working & Wild Lands working together: how do we continue?

Alex Few, Director- Park County Open Lands

Alex will talk about her organizations role in community conservation, how their initiatives are supporting agriculture, and about conservation easements as a tool for preserving working lands.

Workshop Schedule

  • 8:30 am             Welcome        

  • 8:45 am             Dr. Derek Scasta

  • 9:45 am             Danielle Duni
  • 10:30 am           Alex Few
  • 11:15 am           Panel

Break for lunch

  • 1:15 pm           Range Tour


Like what you see? Register Below. There is no charge for this workshop thanks to the grant support of the National Grazing Lands Coalition.

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