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Sunfire Ranch: Whole Farm Land Management Workshop

September 7, 2018 - October 7, 2018

Achieving Your Best Possible Outcomes with Adaptive Management


September 7-8 and October 5-7, 2018
Carbondale, Colorado

This workshop series, delivered in two multi-day sessions, is ideal for large & small acreages, and new & seasoned producers. Learn to manage the holistic way to improve your land, quality of life and your bottom line. As a farmer, rancher or land manager, one of your greatest assets is the land you work with. Managing land is tough given weather conditions, environmental pressure & input costs. The aim of this workshop is to help you manage land through the practice of Holistic Management for better soil health, bio-diversity, productivity & profitability.


What to Expect

You will leave this hands-on course with:

  • Clear goals and improved decision-making skills
  • Strategies for managing your natural resources for sustainability
  • Enhanced ability to observe, evaluate and monitor land health
  • A completed Holistic Grazing Plan
  • Land planning strategies for infrastructure, fencing, water, crops etc.
  • Better understanding of the local Sagebrush Ecosystem and how to manage for improved livestock and wildlife productivity
  • A network of fellow learners



First Session – September 7-8, 2018

  • Whole Farm & Ranch Planning Basics – for all sizes and types of operations
  • Holistic Decision-making, Goal Setting and Planning skills
  • Eco-Literacy: Observing and Evaluating Land Health
  • Achieving Your Best Possible Outcomes with Tools of Management

Special Evening Session September 7th

Understanding the Sagebrush Ecosystem and Sage Grouse (ground nesting bird) habitat as it applies to ranchers

Second Session – October 5-7, 2018

  • Putting Holistic Grazing Planning into Practice
  • Implementing Early Warning Biological Monitoring
  • Developing Holistic Land Planning Strategies



Early Registration Discount! Register by August 1st for only $350. Regular registration of $400 closes September 5, 2018. Lunch each day is included in your ticket and provided by Green Fields.

Optional Dinners: Sept 7th and Oct 5th at the ranch at $35/person/night.
Nearly 100% sourced from the ranch –  meats, produce, etc. Local, fresh, high quality foods!!  Dinners will be BYOB – We encourage you to bring your own homemade beverages to share, or any specialty drinks from your local area:  Kombuchas, micro-brews, local winery offerings, etc.

Eligible for Scholarships (click for more information and application).

Money back guarantee.

If you are unable to register online, please fill out the HMI Event Registration Form and mail along with your check or money order to:

HMI Registration Dept.
5941 Jefferson St. NE, Ste B
Albuquerque, NM 87109


LEARN MORE AT https://holisticmanagement.org/carbondale18/.


September 7, 2018
October 7, 2018


Holistic Management International


Sunfire Ranch
6333 Hwy 133
Carbondale, CO, 81623 United States
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