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Red Canyon Reserve - Butterfly Monitoring

We're so excited about our workshop at Red Canyon Reserve on Sept 9 and 10. For the first time ever, we will combine our tried and true water harvesting structures with native pollinator plant restoration. This experiment will feature milkweed species for migrating monarch butterflies nestled within media luna structures... more information and registration

Temple Grandin at Quivira Conference!

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The Quivira Conference is proud to announce that Temple Grandin, PhD
will headline our conference fundraiser. Wednesday evening, November 9.

Temple Grandin, PhD, is considered the most accomplished and wellknown adult with autism in the world. She is the author of Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism, and her books Animals in Translation and Animals Make Us Human were both New York Times bestsellers. Her life story was made into an HBO feature film starring Claire Danes and received seven Emmy awards, a Golden Globe, and a Peabody Award.

She has been featured internationally in the media including National Public Radio, major television programs such as the BBC special "The Woman Who Thinks Like a Cow," ABC's Primetime Live, The Today Show, CNN Larry King Live, 60 Minutes, 48 Hours and 20/20, and has been featured in Time, People, Forbes, U.S. News and World Report, and The New York Times, among many others. In 2010, Time Magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people.

Conference attendees and the public are welcome to join us to hear Dr. Grandin speak.
Help support the Quivira Coalition.
Tickets are only $25.
Click the blue register button to the right.

New Agrarian Program publishes Agrarian Apprenticeship

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In the last year, Quivira's New Agrarian Program has delved deeply into the state of agricultural apprenticeship in the United States as part of a Thornburg Foundation funded research project. The culmination of this work is a 120+ page book that includes our findings, profiles of apprenticeship programs around the country, and a guide to starting an apprenticeship on your ranch or farm.

The digital edition is available for free online, or you can order a hard copy for $30. The print edition is a limited run, so reserve a copy today by emailing

Read the digital edition or download the PDF for viewing offline below.

Download the PDF


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Featured Speakers Include:
Wes Jackson - The Land Institute - opening speaker
Jonathan Lundgren, PhD - a leader in researching the nexus between ecology and regenerative agricultural
Lucy Waruingi - East Africa - will show us what scaling-up means on a different continent.

New Agrarian Career Connection, An agricultural career fair

Radical Center Awards Reception and Social

Conference Collaborators and Outreach Partners