CANCELLED - Small Acreage Expo 2020
The 15th Annual Small Acreage Expo is a fun, valuable, and informative event that offers participants a choice of different classes (see choices below). Learn about important topics that will help you manage your land, get to know local resources, meet other small acreage landowners and have a great time at the 78th Street Heritage Farm!
An open house during the lunch hour will allow participants to meet and learn more about local agencies that serve the public as well as ask questions to local vendors participating in the event.
Pre-registration is $15 and runs until Friday, April 10. Register by April 10 to include a FREE lunch with registration. Late registration price is $25 and can be paid on arrival.
The Small Acreage Expo is sponsored by the WSU Clark County Extension. For more information and to see an event program, visit http://extension.wsu.edu/clark/naturalresources/smallacreageprogram/#Expo
View session topics below:
Session A (9:00am-10:15am):
- Soil Solutions with Amendments: Gudrun Mahrt, Columbia River Carbonates
- Maintaining a Healthy Well: Clark County Public Health
- Streamside Planting with Native Plants: Brendan Addis, Sound Native Plants
- Renewable Energy for Small Acreage: Bart Hansen, Clark Public Utilities
Session B (10:30am-11:45am):
- Septic System Self-Inspection*: Clark County Public Health
- Sustainable Living on the Farm: Eric Lambert, Clark County Clean Water
-Weed'em and Reap: Clark County Vegetation Management
-Heritage Farm Tour with Joe Zimmerman, Clark County Public Works
Session C (12:45pm-2:00pm):
- Managing Grazing for Sustainable Pastures with Gary Fredricks, WSU Cowlitz County Extension
- Advanced Septic System Maintenance with Sean Hawes, Clark County Public Health
-Composting with Pete DuBois, Clark County Public Health
- Heritage Farm Tour with Joe Zimmerman, Clark County Public Works
Session D (2:15pm-3:30):
- Mason Bees: Vione Graham
- Electric Fencing: Liam Shaw, Gallagher North America, Inc.
- Tractor Safety and Maintenance: Joe Zimmerman
- What Goes on at the Heritage Farm - Panel: Pat Lee, Clark County Public Works; Jodee Nickel, WSU Clark County Extension; Kirk Gresham, Heritage Farm Advisory Board; and Jenice Acevedo-Toledo, VetCorp
*Gravity fed systems only
WSU Extension events are open to all without discrimination. If you require additional assistance, please contact us at least 10 days prior to the event.
78th Street Heritage Farm (View)
1919 NE 78th Street
Vancouver, WA 98665
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|