Pacific Northwest Regional Webinar | Erosion Control: A dive into specie selection for the Inland Northwest and Southern Idaho

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 PM Pacific

Education Track: Erosion and Sediment Control
Audience Level: Beginner
Price: Free to Members/ $25 Non-Members
Credit: 1 Professional Development Hour

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The Inland Northwest is a diverse landscape of constantly changing topography, micro climates, and annual precipitation levels. In order for everyone to enjoy these areas that we live in, we need to keep the soil in place to the best of our ability. This webinar will explore the ins and outs of various plant material that fit these different niches in regards to erosion control and beautification. The goal is for attendees to walk away feeling more comfortable when making informed decisions on seed specs for erosion applications.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Become more familiar with the cultivation of native and introduced grasses, forbs, and legumes.
  2. Broaden the knowledge base of plant material for erosion practices in the INW and S. Idaho.
  3. Learn about specie selection and application rates for varying soil types and annual rainfall.

 

Presented by Kyle Brown

Kyle Brown is a seed sales representative with Clearwater Seed. His formal training is in agriculture, where he obtained a B.S. degree in agricultural and food systems from WSU. Prior to Clearwater Seed he worked as a research assistant at the WSU extension center in Puyallup, WA and as a planner with the Nez Perce Soil and Water Conservation District in Culdesac, ID. He is grateful to be working for amazing people in a field that aligns with his education.