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Rural Living Events - 2015|Barnyards & Backyards

Rural Living Events - 2015

Native Plants in the Landscape – from seeds to the garden

January 14, 2015
6:30-8:00 PM
Albany County Fairgrounds
Extension Meeting room
Laramie, WY

Jenny Thompson – UW Extension. We will chat in this session about collecting native seed, getting a jump on the gardening season by start plants from seeds indoors, and growing these native herbaceous perennials in the landscape.  Subjects and plants covered will vary according to the interests of those attending the session.  

Part of a horticulture information series starting in January 2015.  The series is free to attend; we ask those interested in attending to RSVP in ensure we have enough seats available.   For more information or to RSVP, contact Kellie Chichester at 307-721-2571 or kelliec@uwyo.edu.


Extension Tidbits Winter Gardening Brown Bag Series

Topic: Seed starting
January 14, 2014
Noon to 1 pm
Goshen County UW Extension Office
4516 US Hwy. 26/85
Torrington, WY

If you have been wondering what all goes into starting plants from seed for your next gardening adventure, then this presentation is for you. This is the time to start thinking about getting those seeds started, so come out and learn the nitty gritty about seed starting!

For more information go to http://bit.ly/1w0Fobh or contact Caleb Carter at the Goshen County Extension Office at (307) 532-2436.


Overview of Septic Systems

January 14, 2015
noon to 12:50 p.m.
Powell Library
217 East Third Street
Powell, WY

A brown bag seminar of the University of Wyoming Extension Master Gardeners.  Ann Trosper, Powell-Clarks Fork Conservation District will present on Septic Systems.

For more information, contact UW Extension educator Jeremiah Vardiman in Powell at 307-754-8836 or jvardima@uwyo.edu.


Good Agricultural Practices workshop

Jan. 20-22, 2015
9 a.m.- 4:15 p.m.
James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center
2753 State Highway 157
Lingle, WY

Participants will learn the principles of good agricultural practices (GAP) the first two days and then create their own food safety plans (required by GAP certifications) the last day.
Workshop topics include:
Produce safety risk factors and impacts
Post-harvest produce handling
Water quality and testing
Creating a food safety plan
Auditing farms for GAPs/food safety
Soil management/manure management
Worker health and hygiene
Traceability, recall and liability issues
 
Lunch and snacks are provided. Registration is $15 and is requested by Jan. 15. Other information and registration is at www.eventbrite.com/event/14951537451. For more information, contact Ehmke at 307-766-3782 or cehmke@uwyo.edu.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

January 20, 2015
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Harold Jarod Park
Kaycee, WY

For more information contact Scott Hininger, UW Extension, (307) 674-2980 or Hininger@uwyo.edu

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

January 20, 2015
6:00 – 9:00 pm
County Fire Hall
Buffalo, WY

For more information contact Scott Hininger, UW Extension, (307) 674-2980 or Hininger@uwyo.edu

Got Weeds? We Can Help

January 21, 2015
noon to 12:50 p.m.
Powell Library
217 East Third Street
Powell, WY

A brown bag seminar of the University of Wyoming Extension Master Gardeners.  Mary McKinney, assistant supervisor, Park County Weed and Pest Control District will present.

For more information, contact UW Extension educator Jeremiah Vardiman in Powell at 307-754-8836 or jvardima@uwyo.edu.

Cattle Health Seminar

January 21, 2015
5:30 pm
Albany County Fairgrounds
Extension Meeting room
Laramie, WY

Topics to be covered include:
Problem solving approach to cattle diseases
Diagnostics, respiratory, pinkeye
Spring deworming & long acting parasite control

This seminar is sponsored by Merial, Newport Laboratories and Albany County Extension.  Dinner provided, please RSVP by January 16, 2015. For more information or to RSVP, contact Kellie Chichester at 307-721-2571 or kelliec@uwyo.edu.

Landowner solutions - Feeding Horses

January 22, 2015
6pm
Glenrock Community Center
412 South 4th Street
Glenrock, WY
 
Monthly seminars to provide straight forward answers for busy people in central Wyoming.

For pre-registration (needed for materials) contact UW Extension at
(307) 235-9400 and indicate which session you are attending. Barnyards & Backyards.

Seminar Series Flyer

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

January 22, 2015
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Sheridan College
Ag Watt Building
Room 131
3059 Coffeen Avenue
Sheridan, WY

For more information contact Scott Hininger, UW Extension, (307) 674-2980 or Hininger@uwyo.edu

Landowner solutions - Feeding Horses

January 27, 2015
6pm
UW Extension—Casper
2011 Fairgrounds Rd.
Casper, WY
 
Monthly seminars to provide straight forward answers for busy people in central Wyoming.

For pre-registration (needed for materials) contact UW Extension at
(307) 235-9400 and indicate which session you are attending. Barnyards & Backyards.

Seminar Series Flyer


Water Conservation in Plants and Gardens  

January 27, 2015
7:00 pm
United Presbyterian Church
Corner of 11th and Ivinson Streets
Laramie, WY   

Water bill looking scary?  Join Chris Hilgert, Wyoming Master Gardener Program Coordinator, to find out how you can make every last drop count.  A Laramie Garden Club meeting will follow.


Bees-Honey and Native

January 28, 2015
6:30-8:00 PM
Albany County Fairgrounds
Extension Meeting room
Laramie, WY

Are you interested in “saving the bees”? Beekeeper and Master Gardener Rene Sollars will talk about getting started with honey bees as well as promoting native bees. There will be beekeeping equipment on hand for viewing and questions as well as information about promoting native bees in our landscape.

Part of a horticulture information series starting in January 2015.  The series is free to attend; we ask those interested in attending to RSVP in ensure we have enough seats available.   For more information or to RSVP, contact Kellie Chichester at 307-721-2571 or kelliec@uwyo.edu.

Joy of Succulents

January 28, 2015
noon to 12:50 p.m.
Powell Library
217 East Third Street
Powell, WY

A brown bag seminar of the University of Wyoming Extension Master Gardeners.  Joyce Johnston, Park County extension horticulturist will present.

For more information, contact UW Extension educator Jeremiah Vardiman in Powell at 307-754-8836 or jvardima@uwyo.edu.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

January 28, 2015
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Laramie County Fairgrounds
Community Room
3967 Archer Parkway
Cheyenne, WY

For more information contact Caleb Carter, UW Extension at
307-532-2436 or ccarte13@uwyo.edu

Private Pesticide Applicator Training – WESTI Days

February 3, 2015
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Worland Community Center
Worland, WY

For more information contact Mae Smith, UW Extension at
307-321-7558 or maep@uwyo.edu

WESTI Ag Days

Feb 3rd and 4th, 2015
Worland Community Center
Worland, WY

A wide range of topics of interest to ag producers.  See flyer for agenda and other details.

Flyer

Permaculture

February 4, 2015
6:30-8:00 PM
Albany County Fairgrounds
Extension Meeting room
Laramie, WY

If you are interested in learning more about Permaculture, plan to attend this interesting session led by Adam Brock of The Growhaus.

Part of a horticulture information series starting in January 2015.  The series is free to attend; we ask those interested in attending to RSVP in ensure we have enough seats available.   For more information or to RSVP, contact Kellie Chichester at 307-721-2571 or kelliec@uwyo.edu.

Fauna and Flora of the South Fork of Long Island

February 4, 2015
noon to 12:50 p.m.
Powell Library
217 East Third Street
Powell, WY

A brown bag seminar of the University of Wyoming Extension Master Gardeners.  Dan Wasp, Park County  extension Master Gardener will present.

For more information, contact UW Extension educator Jeremiah Vardiman in Powell at 307-754-8836 or jvardima@uwyo.edu.

Private Pesticide Applicators Class

February 9, 2015
1pm - 4pm
George Amos Memorial Building
Cottonwood Room
412 S. Gillette Ave
Gillette Wyoming

For more information contact Chance Marshall at 307-682-7281 or clm10@ccgov.net

Private Pesticide Applicators Class

February 11, 2015
1pm - 4pm
Crook County Courthouse
Crook County Community Room (in the basement)
Sundance, WY

For more information contact Chance Marshall at 307-682-7281 or clm10@ccgov.net


The 2nd Annual Wyoming-Nebraska Organic Farming Conference

February 11, 2015
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Goshen County Fairgrounds
Torrington, WY

Information for everyone! Organic • Conventional • Dryland • Irrigated

Sessions include High Plains soil fertility and cover crops for organic production, insect pest and disease control, organic certification process, options for organic weed control, considerations for organic livestock production, a producer’s panel discussion and much more!

To register, visit: https://theorganicfarmersconference.eventbrite.com
Registration is $25 (lunch provided) and opens December 20, 2014.
PLAN to ATTEND!

For more information, registration and scholarship applications contact: Dr. Jay Norton at jnorton4@uwyo.edu or 307.766.5082 or Dr. Emmanuel Omondi at eomondi@uwyo.edu or 307.703.0167

Private Pesticide Applicators Class

February 12, 2015
1pm - 4pm
USDA Building Meeting Room
1225 Washington Blvd
Newcastle, WY

For more information contact Chance Marshall at 307-682-7281 or clm10@ccgov.net


Common Tree and Shrub Insects and Diseases

February 18, 2015
6:30-8:00 PM
Albany County Fairgrounds
Extension Meeting room
Laramie, WY

Learn more about what may be feeding on your leaves or discoloring your needles and much more. Presented by Kellie Chichester, UW Extension.

Part of a horticulture information series starting in January 2015.  The series is free to attend; we ask those interested in attending to RSVP in ensure we have enough seats available.   For more information or to RSVP, contact Kellie Chichester at 307-721-2571 or kelliec@uwyo.edu.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

February 18, 2015
1 pm – 4 pm
UW Extension ARLEC
2011 Fairgrounds Rd
Casper, WY

Register by phone (3 days in advance) at (307)235-9400 and indicate session attending.

Flyer


A Green Wall from Laramie at the Milan Expo 2015

February 24, 2015
7:00 pm
United Presbyterian Church
Corner of 11th and Ivinson Streets
Laramie, WY

A local Laramie entrepreneurial firm will be representing the United States in Milan.   Laramie gardeners may also benefit directly! Perry Baptista, Bright Agrotech.   A Laramie Garden Club meeting will follow.


Landowner solutions – Pets & Predators

February 24, 2015
6pm
UW Extension—Casper
2011 Fairgrounds Rd.
Casper, WY
 
Monthly seminars to provide straight forward answers for busy people in central Wyoming.

For pre-registration (needed for materials) contact UW Extension at
(307) 235-9400 and indicate which session you are attending. Barnyards & Backyards.

Seminar Series Flyer


Building Healthy Soil

February 24, 2015
6:30 to 8:00pm
Washakie County Extension Office
1200 Culbertson Ste. G
Worland, WY

A beautiful and productive garden starts in the soil. In this class, we will learn about building and maintaining healthy soil, and how the health of your soil impacts the health of your garden! We will also discuss compost methods, and how to use compost in the garden. Presented by Dr.  Caitlin Youngquist, UW Extension.  For more information please call 307-347-3431.

Flyer for spring gardening series


Nature in Your Garden

February 25, 2015
noon to 12:50 p.m.
Powell Library
217 East Third Street
Powell, WY

A brown bag seminar of the University of Wyoming Extension Master Gardeners.  Dan Wasp, Park County  extension Master Gardener will present.

For more information, contact UW Extension educator Jeremiah Vardiman in Powell at 307-754-8836 or jvardima@uwyo.edu.


Landowner solutions – Pets & Predators

February 26, 2015
6pm
Glenrock Community Center
412 South 4th Street
Glenrock, WY
 
Monthly seminars to provide straight forward answers for busy people in central Wyoming.

For pre-registration (needed for materials) contact UW Extension at
(307) 235-9400 and indicate which session you are attending. Barnyards & Backyards.

Seminar Series Flyer

The Ins and Outs of Seed Propagation

February 28, 2015
1-2:30 p.m.
Cottonwood Room
Laramie County Library
Cheyenne, WY

Have you ever wanted to learn more about seed propagation and the mechanism in which plants move around the world? Seed are incredible in their diversity and mechanisms in which they lock away the ability to survive event the harshest climates or preserve genetics for tens of thousands of years. Learn how to identify and master some of these mechanisms to help make you a more successful propagator and seed enthusiast. Mike Bone is the Curator of the Steppe Collections for the Denver Botanic Gardens where he is also the propagator.

Presented by the Laramie County Master Gardeners and Cheyenne Botanic Gardens. Part of the Gardening with Altitude series. Tickets are $15 for each lecture, or $50 for all four presentations - available at www.brownpapertickets.com (Keyword: Gardening with Altitude) or at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens (cash or check) 710 S. Lions Park Dr. For more information call Darcee @ 307-637-6458

Private Applicator Training

March 3, 2015
Afternoon
Albany County Fairgrounds
Laramie, WY

Contact Kellie Chichester at kelliec@uwyo.edu or 307-721-2571 for more information.

Weed and Pest Control

March 3, 2015
6:30 to 8:00pm
Washakie County Extension Office
1200 Culbertson Ste. G
Worland, WY

Alternative, legal strategies for managing insects, mites, diseases, and weeds will be discussed. These include commercially available products such as horticultural oils and soaps, naturally occurring pathogens that attack insects, beneficials, and some softer herbicide options. We'll also discuss cultural, environmental, and mechanical ways to cope with some of these pests. Presented by Dr.  Karen Panter, UW Extension.  For more information please call 307-347-3431.

Flyer for spring gardening series

Ornamental Garden Discussion

March 4, 2015
noon to 12:50 p.m.
Powell Library
217 East Third Street
Powell, WY

A brown bag seminar of the University of Wyoming Extension Master Gardeners.  Stephanie Rose, a recipient of the 2014 Habitat Hero award by Audubon of the Rockies (http://gardenz.biz/blog/tag/colorado/) will present.

For more information, contact UW Extension educator Jeremiah Vardiman in Powell at 307-754-8836 or jvardima@uwyo.edu.



Landowner Lunch & Learn - Weeds and Weed Control in Campbell County

March 5, 2015
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Campbell County Public Library
2101 S 4-J Rd
Gillette, WY

Aaron Ide, C.C. Weed & Pest will be discussing Weeds and Weed Control in Campbell County. You are welcome to bring your lunch to enjoy during the session, light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Sponsored By: Campbell County Conservation District & University of Wyoming Extension

Education sessions for children will be available during this adult session upon request. Please RSVP for the children education by emailing Crystal at cccd2@vcn.com or calling the CCCD Office at (307) 682-1824.

Landowner Lunch & Learn series flyer

2015 Laramie Conservation Expo

March 7, 2015
9 am – 3 pm
Albany County Fairgrounds
Laramie, WY

Lots of informational exhibits and presentations.  For more information see the Laramie Rivers Conservation District website at www.lrcd.net

Trees and Shrubs

March 10, 2015
6:30 to 8:00pm
Washakie County Extension Office
1200 Culbertson Ste. G
Worland, WY

Come and learn about some of the hardy trees and shrubs well-suited for the growing conditions of Washakie County.  The presentation will also focus on proper tree planting, maintenance, and care. Presented by Tina Russell, UW Extension.  For more information please call 307-347-3431.

Flyer for spring gardening series

Perfect Potatoes in Powell

March 11, 2015
noon to 12:50 p.m.
Powell Library
217 East Third Street
Powell, WY

A brown bag seminar of the University of Wyoming Extension Master Gardeners.  Mary Vogel, Park County extension Master Gardener will present.

For more information, contact UW Extension educator Jeremiah Vardiman in Powell at 307-754-8836 or jvardima@uwyo.edu.

Landowner Lunch & Learn - Pollinators and Plants for Pollinators

March 12, 2015
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Campbell County Public Library
2101 S 4-J Rd
Gillette, WY


Hannah Johnson, Horticulture Program Coordinator, UW, will be discussing Pollinators and Plants for Pollinators. You are welcome to bring your lunch to enjoy during the session, light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Sponsored By: Campbell County Conservation District & University of Wyoming Extension

Education sessions for children will be available during this adult session upon request. Please RSVP for the children education by emailing Crystal at cccd2@vcn.com or calling the CCCD Office at (307) 682-1824.

Landowner Lunch & Learn series flyer

Beef Management/AI School

March 12-14, 2015
10-4:00 PM each day
Laramie Research and Extension Center Wool Lab
Laramie, WY

The Beef Management/AI school is for anyone wanting to learn more about bovine reproductive anatomy, synchronization protocols, nutrition, heifer development and much more.  The afternoons each day will be spent learning more about artificial insemination in beef cattle.  This will be a hands-on event!

Contact Kellie Chichester at kelliec@uwyo.edu or 307-721-2571 for more information and to RSVP.

Growing Giant Pumpkins

March 15, 2015
2:00pm
Washakie County Extension Office
1200 Culbertson Ste. G
Worland, WY

Want to know what it takes to grow a 1000 lb pumpkin? Join us for this fun class and go home with a seed to start growing your very own giant! Jay Richards will be hosting a giant pumpkin contest this fall at the Lungren Girls Farm and you won’t want to miss out on the fun and fierce competition! For more information please call 307-347-3431.

Flyer for spring gardening series



Gardening for Pollinators

March 17, 2015
6:30 to 8:00pm
Washakie County Extension Office
1200 Culbertson Ste. G
Worland, WY

Pollinators are key to good crops such as tomatoes, plump strawberries and fruit trees.  Learn which shrubs and flowers to plant to attract pollinators to your yard and how to provide water and loafing   areas for butterflies. Presented by Claire Dunne.  For more information please call 307-347-3431.

Flyer for spring gardening series

11th Annual University of Wyoming Entomology Short Course

March 17-19, 2015
University of Wyoming Campus
Laramie, WY

A great multi-day course for anyone who wants to learn more about insects. Held at the University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Covers insect ID, grasshopper control, tree pests and a wide variety of other subjects.  

See flyer for full agenda.

For more information contact Scott Schell, UW-Extension, Ecosystem Science and Management – Entomology at 307-766-2508 or sschell@uwyo.edu

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

March 18, 2015
1 pm – 4 pm
UW Extension ARLEC
2011 Fairgrounds Rd
Casper, WY

Register by phone (3 days in advance) at (307)235-9400 and indicate session attending.

Flyer

Landowner Lunch & Learn - Native plants “Plants with Altitude”

March 19, 2015
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Campbell County Public Library
2101 S 4-J Rd
Gillette, WY

Jenny Thompson, Small Acreage Outreach Coordinator, UW, will be discussing Native plants “Plants with Altitude”. You are welcome to bring your lunch to enjoy during the session, light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Sponsored By: Campbell County Conservation District & University of Wyoming Extension

Education sessions for children will be available during this adult session upon request. Please RSVP for the children education by emailing Crystal at cccd2@vcn.com or calling the CCCD Office at (307) 682-1824.

Landowner Lunch & Learn series flyer

Extending the Garden Season

March 21, 2015
1-2:30 p.m.
Cottonwood Room
Laramie County Library
Cheyenne, WY

Have you ever wondered how to extend the 120-130 day growing season in Wyoming and the High Plains? Wind, sudden temperature drops and cold soil can all prevent productive gardens. Learn how to circumvent these issues and set yourself up for success by increasing your yield and satisfaction with your harvest by using purchased and re-purposed items. Patti O’Neal is a Research Associate with Colorado State University Extension and coordinates the Jefferson County Master Gardener Program.

Presented by the Laramie County Master Gardeners and Cheyenne Botanic Gardens. Part of the Gardening with Altitude series. Tickets are $15 for each lecture, or $50 for all four presentations - available at www.brownpapertickets.com (Keyword: Gardening with Altitude) or at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens (cash or check) 710 S. Lions Park Dr. For more information call Darcee @ 307-637-6458

Wyoming Bee College

March 21-22, 2015
Laramie County Community College
1400 E College Dr
Cheyenne, WY

The conference will offer workshops and lectures for the new to bees to the experienced beekeeper. Our speaker line-up includes: Glen Andresen from Bridgetown Bees in Oregon to teach a beginning/apprentice beekeeping workshop, Dr. Wm. Meikle and Dr. Mark Carroll from the Carl Hayden Bee lab to discuss their latest research on bee hive health, bee nutrition and biological control of varroa mites, UW’s Dr. Randa Jabbour with her research on the pollinator farm crop connection, bee behavior from CSU’s Keziah Katz.  Physician and author Dr. Ronald Fessenden will give an evening program on how honey is metabolized differently from other sweeteners.  Also programs on permaculture and habitat hero, bee biology, marketing, crafts, making mead wine and much more.

Tickets are $65. For more information: www.wyomingbeecollege.org or www.eventbrite.com 

GARDENING for every BODY!  

March 24, 2015
7:00 pm
United Presbyterian Church
Corner of 11th and Ivinson Streets
Laramie, WY

Gardening is a physical activity, just like a workout in the gym.   Any exercise done incorrectly can lead to “PAIN”.   Randy Weigel, UW Extension Specialist and Emeritus faculty will offer a number of ideas for active gardeners to reduce the chances of discomfort.  A Laramie Garden Club meeting will follow.

Landowner solutions – Weed Readiness

March 24, 2015
6pm
UW Extension—Casper
UW Ag Research & Learning Center
Oregon Trail Rm. – South Entrance
2011 Fairgrounds Rd.
Casper, WY
 
This program provides basic information on weed control for landowners. Monthly seminars to provide straight forward answers for busy people in central Wyoming.

For pre-registration (needed for materials) by noon on Mar. 23 contact UW Extension at
(307) 235-9400 and indicate which session you are attending. Barnyards & Backyards.

Seminar Series Flyer

Seed Saving

March 24, 2015
6:30 to 8:00pm
Washakie County Extension Office
1200 Culbertson Ste. G
Worland, WY

Did a friend give you tomato seeds that produced the best tomatoes you've ever had? Would you like to be able to save the seeds so you can enjoy those tomatoes again next year? This workshop will help  people new to seed saving learn about the process. Presented by Mae Smith, UW Extension.  For more information please call 307-347-3431.

Flyer for spring gardening series

Landowner Lunch & Learn - Backyard Poultry in Campbell County

March 26, 2015
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Campbell County Public Library
2101 S 4-J Rd
Gillette, WY


Chance Marshall, Northeast WY Extension Educator, UW, will be discussing Backyard Poultry in Campbell County. You are welcome to bring your lunch to enjoy during the session, light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Sponsored By: Sponsored By: Campbell County Conservation District & University of Wyoming Extension

Education sessions for children will be available during this adult session upon request. Please RSVP for the children education by emailing Crystal at cccd2@vcn.com or calling the CCCD Office at (307) 682-1824.

Landowner Lunch & Learn series flyer

Landowner solutions – Weed Readiness

March 26, 2015
6pm
Glenrock Community Center
412 South 4th Street
Glenrock, WY
 
This program provides basic information on weed control for landowners. Monthly seminars to provide straight forward answers for busy people in central Wyoming.

For pre-registration (needed for materials)  by noon on March 24 - contact UW Extension at
(307) 235-9400 and indicate which session you are attending. Barnyards & Backyards.

Seminar Series Flyer

The A,B,Cs of high altitude vegetable gardening for beginners

March 28, 2015
8:30 am to noon
(Registration begins at 8:00 am)
Albany County Public Library meeting room
Laramie, WY

Want to grow your own food but don’t know where to start?

Have you tried but had some serious set-backs due to our challenging climate?

Then this workshop is for you!

Topics include:

  • An overview of things to consider to garden successfully in Laramie
  • Soils – knowing what you have and simple methods to improve it
  • Starting plants from seed and transplanting them successfully
  • Growing the top 10 easiest-to-grow vegetables for Laramie – how tos
  • Special challenges when gardening in more exposed locations


Workshop participants will be able to sign-up for some post-workshop one-time gardening mentoring.

Please RSVP by visiting our EventBrite page at http://abcsgardeninglaramie.eventbrite.com

Flyer

Habitat Hero Workshop - Water Wise Wildscaping For Your Yard

Saturday, March 28, 2015
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Laramie County Community College
Center for Conferences and Institutes Building
Cheyenne, WY

Habitat Heroes use wildscaping with native Rocky Mountain species to "plant a lifeline" for songbirds, pollinators and other imperiled wildlife, to remove water-thirsty and sterile turf grass, and to restore diverse habitat in gardens and landscapes, whether public, private or commercial. Learn how to wildscape, what plants to use, how to grow them and where to find them.

Speakers:
  Susan Tweit;   Plant biologist and author of "Rocky Mountain Garden Survival Guide"
  Jane Dorn;   Co-author of "Growing Native Plants of the Rocky Mountain Area"
  Clint Basset;   Water Conservation Specialist, Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities
  Panel Discussion;   Susan/Jane/Clint (using local yards as examples)

Sponsors: Audubon Rockies, Cheyenne-High Plains Audubon Society, Laramie County Master Gardeners, Laramie County Conservation District, University of Wyoming Bookstore, Cheyenne Botanic Gardens

Tickets on sale at www.brownpaperticket.com   for $15 includes lunch held at Laramie County Community College.

Private Pesticide School

March 31, 2015
10 am – 4 pm
814 S Federal Blvd
Riverton, WY

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