University of Wyoming Extension News

Pinedale rural living workshop series begins Feb. 13


Windy Kelley

Windy Kelley

Livestock distribution and grazing, planting trees for livestock shelters or living snow fences and tree pests are among topics at free workshops this month in Pinedale.

Sessions are 6-8 p.m. at the Sublette County Weed and Pest District office at 12 S. Bench Rd., said Windy Kelley, UW Extension educator.

The schedule is:

Wednesday, Feb. 13 – Livestock distribution and grazing system options, season of use, how to determine appropriate stocking rate for a property: Eric Peterson, Sublette County Conservation District (SCCD) district manager.

  Tuesday, Feb. 26 – How to plant trees to create a livestock shelter or living snow fence, mitigating soil erosion, tree pests and optimal tree care. Participants will design their own living snow fences and ask questions throughout the process: Sno Ann Engler, SCCD office manager, Brook Lee, assistant district forester, Wyoming State Forestry Division.

Tuesday, March 12 – Chickens

Tuesday, April 9 – Water-wise gardening

Tuesday, April 23 – Hoop houses

Tuesday, May 7 – Weeds

The Sublette County UW Extension office, Sublette County Weed and Pest District, and SCCD are sponsoring the workshops.

For more information, contact Kelley at or 307-367-4380.