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Rural Living Events - 2022

Barnyards & Backyards

Event Listings


Barnyards & Backyards Live!

Join us live to ask our guests questions on a wide variety of topics or watch the video later at your own time and speed! Coming up we will be having guests speaking at 6 pm on:

  • Maintaining your landscape on limited water (May 18th)
  • Efficient landscape irrigation (June 2nd)
  • Water-wise landscaping (aka Xeriscaping) (June 6th)


Raised Garden Bed Workshop

May 17th
6:00 - 7:30 pm
LaBonte Community Garden, Laramie

Registration required at or by calling the Extension office at 307-721-2571 This workshop will provide participants with information about building and gardening in raised beds. Specifically, we will cover:

  • Materials for building raised beds
  • Raised bed designs
  • Advantages and disadvantages of raised beds
  • Gardening and growing techniques


Growing Grapes in Wyoming Symposium

Sat, May 21, 2022 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Central Wyoming College - Lander
120 Enterprise Boulevard
Lander, WY 82520

Learn to successfully grow grapes in Wyoming!

Click here to learn more and register:


Native Plant Identification Walk

June 7th, 6:00 pm
Pumpkin Vine/Tie Siding area
Laramie, WY

Join our plant experts to learn more about the native plants in our area and likely a few weeds! Plant walk will be more of a stroll than a hike. 

Registration required at or by calling the Albany Co UW Extension office at 307-721-2571


Native Plant Walk in the Snowy Range

June 18th, 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Snowy Range ‐ Location TBA, it will be off of Hwy 230 or 130

We’re heading to the high country for the morning to take a look at the native plants that make the Snowy Range so special! We’ll be identifying and discussing a wide variety of plants as we stroll, so dress for the outdoors and bring insect repellent. 

Registration required at or by calling the Albany Co UW Extension office at 307-721-2571


Living Snow Fence Care & Maintenance Workshop

Late July, early August
Albany County Fairgrounds
Laramie, WY

Join us to leanr more about living snow fence (aka windbreak) care.  We'll discuss proper irrigation and maintence of irrigation systems, common insect & disease issues, proper pruning of trees and shrubs and more!

Check back to register.






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Barnyards & Backyards

University of Wyoming Extension

1000 E. University Ave, Department #3354

Laramie, WY 82071


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