Farm Biodiversity, Pollinator Conservation
Heal habitats, feed bees, regulate pests, bank biodiversity, save soils, sustain yields, beautify farms, while welcoming wildlife with:
cover crops, insectaries, beetle banks, field borders, meadows, pastures, riparian buffers, hedgerows, windbreaks, and more.
HedgerowsMeadowsBeetle BanksCover Crops
I can help you transform your farm into a wildlife sanctuary with a full-service process that includes:
My presentations provide hands-on know-how about farmscaping for biodiversity, conservation biocontrol, and pollinator conservation. Attendees gain knowledge and skill assessing, designing, preparing, planting, managing, and monitoring farmscape features.
- Evaluation of landscape and farmscape features to prioritize conservation actions
- Creation of habitat conservation plans that supply foods, nests, and shelters for biodiversity
- Preparation of sites with methods that improve soil, water, and air quality
- Installation of practices that support, regulate, and provide ecosystem services
- Conservation of habitats with practices that preserve, protect, and restore health
- Observation of populations and communities to monitor ecosystem dynamics
- Education of diverse audiences of students and professionals with talks, walks, and workshops
Massachusetts Association of Conservation Districts, New Hampshire Association of Conservation Districts, Northeastern Organic Farming Association, Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success, Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, United States Department of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service, University of Massachusetts, University of New Hampshire, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, and numerous farms, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations.
You may cost-share my conservation plans with the USDA-NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Supporting documents and additional resources are available upon request. Schedule a consultation or presentation: Email.