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The Drought Resilient Ranch Workshop Series, 2019   arrow

Learn from this drought & prepare for the next

Join your neighbors & CSU Extension for this 3 class series. Hear from fellow ranchers on drought management, strategize on actions, and connect
with resources to accomplish projects. Flyer here.

A picture of cows in sagebrush in Colorado's western slope
Photo by M & R Glasgow available on Flickr with a CC BY 2.0 license.

Jan. 16: Arizona rancher Wink Crigler shares lessons from a drier state on
adapting to aridity, experience with wildfire, and working with agencies to
accomplish goals and increase flexibility in her operation.

Jan. 23: Use Scenario Planning, a technique used in business and the US
Military to make flexible, long-term plans relative to potential drought
scenarios. Experts in water management, wildfire, range
management, and more will be in attendance for questions.

Jan. 30: Prioritize actions & connect with resources to build long-term
flexibility with drought. Staff from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, US
Partners for Fish and Wildlife and the NRCSwill showcase resources they
have available for projects.

Dates: Last three Wednesdays in January, 2019 [January 16, January 23, and January 30, 2019]
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Place: Garfield County Fairgrounds, Event Hall , 1001
Railroad Ave, Rifle, CO 81650
Details: Dinner included with RSVP by Jan 11; travel
reimbursement and free forage test available for those
who attend all three sessions. Drop ins welcome, but
can’t guarantee food.
RSVP: Retta Bruegger, CSU Extension, (970) 988-0043


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