Mapping a Successful Silvopasture

Silvopasture integrates trees, grazing animals, and forages in a mutually beneficial ecosystem that has been rated #1 among all agriculture solutions to a changing climate. In this session, learn approaches to planning based on environmental and soil qualities, tree species selection, spacing and patterning of plantings, paddock design for rotational grazing and more utilizing Google Earth as a planning tool. Several example farm case studies will demonstrate different considerations and how each site context offers a set of solutions. Join Steve Gabriel, farmer and educator from Wellspring Forest Farm in New York State, and author of the book Silvopasture from Chelsea Green Publishing.

Location: Online via Zoom Date: December 4, 2020 Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Steve Gabriel