Upcoming Small Acreage Events

Native Plant Master® Program

2015 Classes

Make this the year to learn more about Colorado’s beautiful wildflowers, trees and shrubs. Take an exciting new class taught by CSU faculty and other experts or an award-winning Native Plant Master course where you learn about plants in their natural habitats.

For Native Plant Master offerings in locations across Colorado, click here

For classes offered in the Denver, Gilpin, and Jefferson Counties, see http://npm.eventbrite.com

Those completing three NPM curriculum courses are awarded a Colorado Flora Certificate with no volunteer requirement. For those interested in educating others by becoming a certified Native Plant Master volunteer, click here .


Boulder County Native Plant Classes

Lots of great upcoming classes on native plants. Click here for more info


Native Plant Master Courses

An abundance of classes this year offered in various locations, check them all out and register here: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/csu-extension-native-plant-master-program-metro-to-mountain-group-1715901818.


Backyard Food Production Workshops

La Plata Fairgrounds
Durango, CO
Multiple dates

  • July 12: Soil Types and Amendments
  • July 26: Small Fruits and Berries
  • August 16: Tree Fruit Production and Pruning
  • August 23: Season Extension
  • August 30: Food Preservation
  • September 13: Harvest and Post-harvest Storage

Classes will be held Tuesdays, from 6:00 to 8:00pm at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in Durango, CO. The cost is $130 for all 12 sessions.

For more information and to register go to: www.laplataextension.org; for questions call: (970) 382-6464.


Soil Amendments for Mountain Land

July 9
noon
Lyons, CO

This workshop is hosted by Big Thompson Conservation District. $10 includes lunch. Learn about mountain soils, soil testing, and how to improve granitic and sandy soils from small acreage coordinator, Jennifer Cook, CSU Extension/NRCS. RSVP to info@bigthompson.org or 970-624-7570. Click here for the flyer.


Healthy Soil

July 14
noon
Berthoud, CO

This workshop is hosted by Big Thompson Conservation District. $10 includes lunch. Learn about what you can do to improve your soil health from Clark Harshbarger, NRCS soil Scientist. RSVP to info@bigthompson.org or 970-624-7570. Click here for the flyer.


Healthy Pollinators for Healthy Land

July 28
noon
Loveland, CO

This workshop is hosted by Big Thompson Conservation District. $10 includes lunch. Learn about pollinators and bees from Beth Conrey, president of Colorado State Association of Bee Keepers. RSVP to info@bigthompson.org or 970-624-7570. Click here for the flyer.


All About Seeding and Re-Seeding

August 5
noon
Berthoud, CO

This workshop is hosted by Big Thompson Conservation District. $10 includes lunch. Learn best practices for seeding your pasture from Jennifer Cook, Small Acreage Coordinator, NRCS/CSU Extension. RSVP to info@bigthompson.org or 970-624-7570. Click here for the flyer.


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Updated Tuesday, June 21, 2016