Wisconsin School Garden Network offers free school garden trainings at schools, community centers, and non-profit sites around Wisconsin. Trainings provide information and inspiration to anyone interested in starting or sustaining a youth garden. They also offer a platform for those invested in youth gardens to exchange ideas and resources. Themes and topics will vary.
Here, you will find information about upcoming Wisconsin School Garden Network trainings, as well as other events around the state related to garden-based education.
Have an event that you’d like us to share? Email Communications Director Renata Solan at email@example.com with the details of your event.
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School Garden Grant Workshop Series
River Falls Public Montessori School, 211 N. Fremont St., River Falls, WI
Are you interested in developing a garden at your school? Would you like to identify funding resources to help achieve your school garden goals? These workshops will provide hands-on activities for teachers, parents, and other community members to explore grant opportunities for school gardens.
September 20: Identifying your organization’s garden objectives, needs, and assets
September 27: Finding the right grant for your garden
October 4: Strategies for writing a successful grant application program
November 1: Putting the pieces together – drafting the grant application
Each session is from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
To RSVP or get more information, please contact Northwest Regional Coordinator Veronica Justen.
Extending the Season: A Webinar for Community and School Gardeners
October 11, 2017, 4:00-5:15 p.m. (Webinar)
This webinar for community and school gardeners — 4:00-5:15 p.m. (Central Time), Wednesday, October 11 — will cover season extension techniques and on-the-ground examples of how to manage them in community and school garden settings. All presenters will be available for questions during the webinar and will share tips and favorite resources.
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October 19-21, 2017, Mequon, WI
The 2017 conference for the Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education will be at Concordia University in Mequon, WI! Learn and explore through a dynamic lineup of field trips, workshops, concurrent sessions, networking opportunities and an evening gala. Featuring keynote speaker James Edward Mills!
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