Farmscaping: Conservation Biocontrol and Pollinator ConservationHedgerowsMeadowsBeetle BanksCover Crops
Heal habitats, feed bees, regulate pests, harmonize landscapes, save soils, sustain yields, and beautify farms, while welcoming wildlife with farmscape features, including: Beetle Banks, Companion Plantings, Cover Crops, Field Borders, Insectaries, Hedgerows, Meadows, Pastures, Riparian Buffers, and Windbreaks. Divest from pesticides!
I can help you transform your farm into a wildlife sanctuary with a full-service process that includes:
My presentations communicate hands-on factual, practical, and scientific knowledge about farmscaping: Conservation Biocontrol and Pollinator Conservation. Attendees gain experience assessing, designing, preparing, planting, managing, and monitoring farmscape features. Full and half-day courses, talks, and walks are offered. Special topics include: Biodynamic Farmscaping, Pollen Specialist Bees, and Rhythmics.
- Evaluation of landscapes and farmscapes to prioritize farmscaping practices
- Creation of farmscapes to supply foods, nests, and shelters for beneficial organisms
- Preparation of sites with regenerative techniques to improve soil, water, and air quality
- Installation of features to support, regulate, and provide farm harmony
- Conservation of habitats to preserve, protect, and restore farmscape health and vitality
- Observation of populations and communities to monitor ecosystem dynamics
- Education of diverse audiences with talks, walks, and workshops to confer knowledge and skills
Massachusetts Association of Conservation Districts, New Hampshire Association of Conservation Districts, Northeastern Organic Farming Association, 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.