[NEXT WED] Natural Ways for Managing Horse Properties
- TUMWATER, WA
Natural Ways for Managing Horse Properties
Join Horses for Clean Water at the Thurston Conservation District, in
Tumwater, WA. on Wednesday, January 9th, 6pm-9pm.
Learn how to control dust, mud, bugs & weeds naturally -- all while reducing
dependency on fertilizers, herbicides and other chemicals.
Some of the points well cover include:
· Low-cost ways to use trees & shrubs for mud & erosion control
· Dust barriers around arenas of native trees & shrubs
· More native plant uses: privacy screens between neighboring uses,
summer-time cooling of buildings & more!
· Encouraging swallows & other insect-eating birds to provide
chemical-free insect control
· Mowing pastures as a useful way to manage weeds & reduce (or
eliminate) herbicide use
· Controlling paddock odors with zeolite, a naturally occurring
· Conserving water with automatic waterers, rain barrels & cisterns
· Pervious surfaces in driveways or for wash racks
· Resources for rain barrels
· Plans for building nest boxes and bat houses
· Learn about the Conservation Districts native plant sale --
low-cost native trees & shrubs
Reduce chemical use, save money, keep your neighbors happy & get a
jump-start on making your place nicer for you & your horses this spring!
Wednesday, January 9th 6pm-9pm.
Registration & directions: Sara Carter at 360-754-3588 ext 136 &
scarter@... or Karin Strelioff at 360-427-9436 ext. 22 &
Alayne Renee Blickle
Horses for Clean Water
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