Fall in Place for Winter - with HCW!
- Horses for Clean Water Fall Education Schedule
With winter just around the corner now is the time to prepare your horse
place for the months ahead of rain, mud and long nights. Join Horses for
Clean Water this fall at the following events & get ready for winter!
SMOKEY POINT, WA
Rott-N-Ridge Ranch Farm Tour Join HCW this September to see a beautiful
5-acre farm with 1 Standard bred plus 2 Rottweilers & a Rhodesian Ridgeback!
This farm received the Snohomish Conservation Districts Merit Farm award.
See new ideas for recycling & interesting ideas for small farm management
including rainwater harvesting. Cisterns are used to annually collect
162,000 gallons of rainwater. Find out about Trex decking, decking made
from recycled plastic milk jugs. Also see compost bins, pasture management,
winter paddocks, native plant hedgerow and more! Saturday, September 17th,
10am noon. Arlington/Smokey Point, WA. FREE! To register & receive
directions contact the Snohomish Conservation District at 425-335-5634, ext
Back By Popular Demand! The HCW Winter Horse Farm Management Series Join
HCW in Snohomish County for this 5 week series to learn techniques for
reducing mud, composting horse manure, managing small pastures, reducing fly
and mosquito populations, creating wildlife enhancement areas and much more!
Find out about ways to improve horse health, owner convenience, farm
productivity, neighborhood esthetics and the health of the environment.
Kellogg-Marsh Grange, Marysville, WA. Tuesday evenings 6:30-9pm, September
20th to October 18th. FREE or $10 for the manual which accompanies the
class. To register or for information contact the Snohomish Conservation
District at 425-335-5634, ext 4.
Horsen Around on Lord Hill Tour a small acreage horse farm with wonderful,
innovative mud, manure & pasture management techniques. Learn how to get
your property ready for winter see ways to manage 3 horses on less than 2
acres of pasture. This cute horse property is located right on Lord Hill
Park. Lord Hill Park is owned & operated by Snohomish County Parks
Department and includes miles of equestrian & other non-motorized trails.
Join us to learn about horse keeping on small acreage as well as great
places in Snohomish County to horse around! Saturday, October 1st,10 a.m..
noon. Snohomish, WA. COST: $5/household or free to 4-H households. To
register and receive directions contact the Snohomish Conservation District
at 425-335-5634, ext 4.
Winter Horse Farm Management Series Join HCW in North King County for this
4 week class series to learn techniques to reduce mud, manage manure, make
pastures more productive and provide for wildlife all while making your
place nice for you to look at & more chore efficient. Bridle Trails area,
Kirkland, WA. Wednesday evenings 6:30-9pm, October 5th to 26th. To register
or for more information contact 425-576-3851 or sgonsar@....
Workshops for Livestock Owners Hands-on workshops on livestock management
practices. See a variety of options & work with technicians to discover ways
you can have less mud, better pastures & manage manure. Renton, WA.
Thursday evenings 6:30-9pm, October 13th to November 3rd. FREE! To register
or for more information contact the King Conservation District at
425-277-5581, ext. 120.
BRUSH PRAIRIE, WA
Horsen Around in Clark County Join Horses for Clean Water & the Clark
Conservation District on Saturday, October 22nd from 9am to 4:30pm for a
full days workshop on mud, manure & pasture management options. Learn
great ways to reduce mud, compost manure, grow more grass -- all while
making your place more productive, healthier for your horse & more chore
efficient for you! Clark Conservation District office, Brush Prairie, WA.
Cost $12/person which includes lunch & handouts. Registration is limited --
to register or for more information call 360-883-1987.
SAN JUAN ISLANDS, WA
HCW Horse Farm Management Workshops Pasture, manure & mud management
workshop. Saturday, October 29th, details TBD. San Juan Islands, WA To
register or for more information 360-378-6621 or heatherh@....
ABOUT HORSES FOR CLEAN WATER: HCW, now in its 7th year, offers beneficial
ways to care for horses that improves the property they live on and the
environment. Techniques such as mud management and composting manure offer a
way to care for animals that benefit the animals, the farm, the owner, the
community and the environment all win-win-win solutions. For more
information on HCW visit the website at www.HorsesforCleanWater.com. Please
see each event listing above for specific registration information and
Alayne Renee Blickle
Horses for Clean Water
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