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Biocontrols for Noxious Weed Management

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Biocontrols for Noxious Weeds is a free, virtual workshop.

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) promotes the use of biological control in pest management since the 1940s. The Palisade Insectary is home to the Biological Pest Control Program which manages about 20 different species of biologic control agents for use against both noxious weeds and insect pests.

Join us to learn about what these beneficial agents can do for your noxious weed problem. Speakers are Sonya Daly, Biological Control Specialist and Karen Rosen, Biological Control Specialist of the CDA Palisade Insectary.

Thursday April 1

5:30pm – 6:30pm

Email us at Heather@DouglasConserves.org to register

 

 

American Goldfinch on Apache Plume

Native Plants for Birds Virtual Guided Tour

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Native Plants for Birds Virtual Guided Tour

Local non-profit partner Denver Audubon will take you on a guided virtual tour of some of our dynamic Colorado native plants that support birds, beneficial pollinators, and other wonderful wildlife. Join us for a lively and engaging workshop – plant it and they will come! This is a free virtual tour.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

5:30pm – 6:30pm

Email us at Heather@DouglasConserves.org to register 

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Windbreak Design

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This workshop will blow you away! Partners the Natural Resource Conservation Service and the Colorado State Forest Service lead this in depth discussion on how to design your windbreak. Learn about placement, row spacing, and planting. Check out the windbreak website here https://douglasconserves.org/windbreaks/. This is a free workshop.

Thursday, February 4, 2021

5:30pm – 6:30pm.

Email us at Heather@DouglasConserves.org to register.