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This week’s blog comes from our friends at the West Greeley Conservation District!

 

They have several upcoming workshops focusing on weeds, water management, pruning, and more! Take advantage of these free opportunities below to learn about caring for your land.

 

Are You Ready to Battle Your Weeds for the Season?

 

Join Weld County Weed and the West Greeley Conservation District as we cover management and identification of annual weeds and several noxious weeds. This is a great chance to familiarize yourself or refresh your knowledge on problem weeds in our area.

 

Preparing for your season of weed control

  • April 12 5:30 - 7pm
  • Houston Gardens, 515 23 Ave
  • We will talk about emerging weeds this spring and what you can do to keep your lawn clean.
  • RSVP to 9070-356-8097 or info@wgcd.org 

Walking Weed Tour

  • June 14 5:30 - 7pm
  • Poudre River Ranch Trail 71 St
  • Walk along the Poudre River Trail and get the chance to identify and discuss lots of the same weeds you are managing on your property.
  • “Stump the Expert” by bringing plants that have been bugging you, or that you need help with identifying!
  • RSVP to 9070-356-8097 or info@wgcd.org 


Weeding with Greeley Conservation District 

Spring Tree and Shrub Pruning

 

Come learn correct pruning techniques with us at Houston Gardens! Improper pruning methods will weaken your plants, leaving them susceptible to disease and insects.  Bring your pruning shears, as you will have the opportunity to practice on the trees at Houston Gardens.

 

April 23 9am – Noon

Houston Gardens 515 23 Ave

RSVP to 9070-356-8097 or info@wgcd.org

Pruning Greeley Conservation District

 

Water Management Workshop

 

This hands-on workshop will be discussing the findings and applications of research on Technologies for monitoring crop water use: full to deficit irrigation.

 

Join Researchers Dr. Jose Chavez, Joel Schneekloth, Dr. Andales and Dr. Elhaddad to discuss their findings and applications for Alternative Agricultural Water Transfer Methods: Deficit Irrigation Monitoring.

 

Topics covered include:

  • Limited Irrigation: Principles, Pros and Cons
  • CO Irrigation Scheduler WISE Tool
  • Estimating ET and Water Stress Methods
  • Remote Sensing of ET
  • and more!


April 21, 2016 8:30am - 3:30 pm

Register by April 15 to wilma.trujillo@colostate.edu or call 970-542-3540

Water Management Greeley Conservation District

 

Remember to stay updated on events by going to the West Greeley Conservation District website: www.wgcd.org.

 

Share this post with your garden loving friends and let us know which event interests you the most!

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