WFAN hosts Women Caring for the Land mtg in Honey Creek

Ag/Outdoor, News

October 10th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Registration is being accepted now through October 18th, for women landowners interested in conservation. Women who own or manage farmland in western Iowa are invited to the free conservation discussion Sponsored by the Women, Food and Agriculture Network (WFAN). The session will take place Saturday, October 20th at Hitchcock Nature Center near Honey Creek, IA.

Coffee and registration begin at 9:30 a.m. A free lunch is being provided. The discussion will focus on identifying, establishing, and protecting wetlands. All women landowners are welcome, regardless of whether you have wetlands on your property now. The event is part of WFAN’s Women Caring for the LandSM series, in collaboration with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and other partners.

Reservations are needed by 5-p.m. Thursday, October 18th. You can e-mail Karen Androy, Harrison County Soil and Water District, at,  or call her at 712-644-2210. This event is funded by a grant from the U-S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).