Our meetings and workshops are open to surrounding communities. If you are interested in learning more about the Alliance, potentially joining as a member, or just want to participate in an upcoming workshop, then we would like to have you. The calendar below provides a list of upcoming events. Please contact us if you plan on joining a particular event so that we can plan for your attendance.
Beaver Ecology Workshop
When: June 10th, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 4 PM
Where: Twin Willows Ranch, Ocate, NM
The Twin Willows Ranch and High Plains Grasslands Alliance invite you to a Beaver Pond Ecology Workshop. The workshop will be lead by Rich Schrader of River Source. Rich will be giving us a hands-on introduction to beaver pond water quality and the aquatic insects, fish, and amphibians found in our northern New Mexico High Plains beaver ponds.
The day will consist of a classroom discussion of the basic elements that make for quality pond habitat, hands-on sampling of the insects, fish, and amphibians that we find in the beaver ponds, ID of these critters and release back to the pond, and finally a more in-depth look at aquatic insect adaptation, behavior, and morphology.
For more information and to register, contact Michael Bain at:
Drought Planning Workshop
When: September 23, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 4 PM
This drought planning workshop with Kirk Gadzia of Resource Management Services and Todd Graham of Ranch Advisory Partners will focus on the financial keys to managing for drought.
Check back soon for more information on this upcoming workshop!