Sustainable Land Stewardship – Grazing to Conserve Rare Prairie
October 26, 2017 | Aurora, CO 80016
Would you like to spend time on beautiful remnant Piedmont Prairie?
Would you like to see firsthand how grazing management has regenerated grasslands?
Would you like to learn about enterprise diversification and land planning strategies?
Our Lowry Range Day is part of HMI’s Open Gate Learning Series. Open Gates are peer-to-peer action-based learning days with short presentations and small group exercises geared for participants to share discoveries and management techniques with guidance from experienced facilitators and producers.
Come and be a part of this on-the-ground learning day, connect with others who care about a healthy food system and help strengthen your local communities. Because we all have a stake in the way our food is grown.
What to Expect
At the Lowry Range Day, you will…
- Learn how Holistic Management enables producers to better manage risk, make better decisions and enjoy the benefits of regenerative agriculture
- Hear about the unique Piedmont Prairie system and spend time appreciating the beautiful diversity of Colorado’s largest remnant Piedmont Prairie land
- See what effective grazing management has accomplished in improving Riparian areas.
- Hear how Trainor Cattle Company has retained profitability even with low cattle prices.
- Discuss practical grazing strategies to maximize production and profitability from both land and animals
- Discuss land planning strategies that allow better grazing outcomes
- Learn about enterprise diversification and opportunities
- Practice Rangeland Health Assessment to monitor land health
- Share information with and learn from Land Trust Alliance members and other experienced producers
Advanced registration is $50 per person (includes lunch). On-line registration closes October 20, 2017.
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