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2017 Green Lands Blue Waters Conference

 November 28-29th at the UW-Madison Pyle Center in Madison.


The theme of this year’s conference, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS), is Continuous Living Cover: Bridging the Gaps with Livestock. Now in its sixth year, the Green Lands Blue Waters Conference is a gathering place for agency, university and nonprofit staff, and farmers and other citizens who share an interest in conservation in the Mississippi River watershed and beyond.




Agenda and registration link are available on the CIAS website here:



This year, Green Lands Blue Waters (GLBW) annual conference is teaming up with the Savanna Institute’s Perennial Farm Gathering. Events jointly sponsored by SI, GLBW, and UW-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) take place between 5 pm Tuesday, November 28 through noon on Wednesday November 29. Notably, the Agroforestry breakout session will be held off-site at the Lussier Family Heritage Center as a part of the Perennial Farm Gathering. Stay for the Nutshell presentations in the afternoon! No need to register with Savanna Institute unless you plan to join us for dinner catered by Underground Catering ($25) and/or you want to participate in Thursday’s activities ($40). Perennial Farm Gathering details and registration.



Farmers wishing to register for Tuesday for GLBW and Wed-Thurs for the Perennial Farm Gathering can do so all in one place—the Perennial Farm Gathering registration. Discounted GLBW registration for farmers and students are limited so sign up today! 


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