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Workshop Series: Land and Water Stewardship for Horse & Livestock Owners

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King County Library System

960 Newport Way Northwest

Issaquah, WA 98027

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King County Library System Building, Issaquah, WA

6:15pm - 8:45pm

Registration opens at 6:00pm, please arrive early as we have a fully packed agenda for each class!

Learn how to design, construct, and implement livestock management practices, and receive one-on-one guidance from District technicians. Join us for all four workshops or only those that meet your needs. To register for multiple workshops, please fill out this registration form for each workshop you wish to attend. All classes are held on Thursday evenings from 6:15 – 8:45 PM



Streams and Wetlands: Living with Livestock near Water

October 19th, 2017 - 6:15 to 8:45 PM

Take the plunge and protect your property, water quality, and fish and wildlife habitat. Attend this workshop to design a stream or wetland native plant restoration plan. Select native plants suited to stream and wetland buffers, determine plant placement, and outline a maintenance plan.

Mud Management: Record Rainfall – Record Mud

October 26th, 2017 - 6:15 to 8:45 PM

It’s always the right time to prepare for wet weather. Attend this workshop to develop a mud management plan. Design a confinement area for livestock, select footing material, estimate barn roof gutter and downspout needs based on rain water runoff, and develop a confinement schedule.

Manure Management: Got Livestock? Got Manure!

November 2nd, 2017 - 6:15 to 8:45 PM

Discover what’s possible based on your finances, time and ability. Attend this workshop to develop a manure composting and utilization plan. Estimate the volume of manure produced by livestock, design and construct livestock manure storage bunkers or compost bins, and develop a plan to spread composted manure on pastures.

Pasture Management: Becoming a Grass Farmer

November 9th, 2017 - 6:15 to 8:45 PM

Yes, you can grow grass without weeds and meet your livestock forage needs - even on small acreage. Attend this workshop to develop a pasture management plan. Determine the grazing capacity of your pastures and learn how to manage grazing for optimal pasture production.

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