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SWAAN Southwest Agroforestry Challenges and Best Practice Solutions

  • May 10, 2022
  • May 12, 2022
  • Moab, Utah

Southwest Agroforestry Action Network

2nd Annual Conference

Agroforestry in the Southwest, It’s Growing!


Southwest Agroforestry Challenges and Best Practice Solutions


SAVE THE DATE!

WHEN: May 10-12, 2022

WHERE: Moab, Utah

WHO IS SWAAN?

The Southwest Agroforestry Action Network (SWAAN) mission: Helping people integrate trees, crops, and animals to regenerate Southwest landscapes. SWAAN’s scope of interest is forest-agricultural activities on tribal, state, federal, county, municipal and private lands in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah.

AGENDA OVERVIEW

This is a two-day conference.  Additionally, We have included an informal gathering on the arrival evening of the 9th and a business meeting on the 12th after the conference closes.

Tuesday, May 10

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Presentations (Lunch Included)
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Poster Presentations and Dinner
Location for the Tuesday sessions is TBD

    Wednesday, May 11

    • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Field Trips (Lunch Included)

    Buses will load for the field trip that are TBD.

      Thursday, May 12

      • 9:00 am - Noon, SWAAN Annual Business Meeting: RSVP Requested

      Location for the Business Meeting is TBD

      Conference participants are invited to attend


        FULL AGENDA AND MORE DETAILS WILL BE POSTED SOON 


        WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE CONFERENCE 

        • Agricultural producers, Tribes, ranchers, community gardeners and orchardists, permaculturists, water harvesters, and others who produce food for themselves;
        • Representatives of government agencies, cooperative extension, universities, and nonprofit organizations who support sustainable solutions for agriculture, forestry, and communities through their programs; and
        • People interested in community food forests and forest-agricultural activities including alley cropping, forest farming, riparian forest buffers, silvopasture, windbreaks, and shelterbelts.


        SPEAKERS

        A call for presenters and posters will be distributed soon.

        Conference Hotel


        Special-Rate Conference hotel is SpringHill Suites Moab. 

        Our negotiated block rate for the conference includes queen suites for $209 at the Springhill and $199 for the Fairfield.  Book through this link to recive the discounted rate:  Book Hotel Now.

        For more info on the hotel and venue, click here.

        For additional information about the conference, please contact: swagroforestry@gmail.com


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