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**HMI Event** FREE WEBINAR! Weather the Change – Climate Change & Farming/Ranching
May 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
WEATHERING THE CHANGE – CLIMATE CHANGE & FARMING/RANCHING
MAY 26, 2020 | 5:30-7:00PM MDT
In this webinar, Elizabeth Marks, HMI Certified Educator and USDA Northeast Climate Hub liaison to NRCS, will summarize the changes in weather that have happened over the last 130 years in the United States as it affects farmers and ranchers. She will discuss climate-smart farming/ranching practices that improve ecosystem processes so farmers/ranchers can be more resilient to those changes.
Elizabeth Marks, Professional Certified Educator, HMI & Northeast Climate Hub Liaison, NRCS
Elizabeth Marks serves as a biologist for the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA NRCS) in the Hudson Valley (New York). A Professional HMI Certified Educator since 2013, she works with landowners to improve soil health and biological diversity on their farm/ranch or forest. In addition, she is an instructor for NY’s Beginning Women Farmer Program and has taught workshops on Holistic Management principles. Elizabeth received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Mount Holyoke College. She lives in Chatham in a net-zero home that she designed herself. Elizabeth is on a special, one-year assignment with USDA as the Northeast Climate Hub Liaison to NRCS.