Events

Make sure you check each month for upcoming events!
If you have any questions, or would like to host a workshop,  please contact workshops@quiviracoalition.org.

ABQ Biopark Soil Health Training for Educators

Albuquerque Botanical Gardens Albuquerque, NM

Do you educate or do outreach with the public or with farmers and ranchers? Do you want to help them build soil health? If so, this workshop will help you to facilitate engaging discussions and train people to do in-field soil tests to help farmers, ranchers, and the public to assess soil conditions and make […]

Introduction to Worm Composting and Aerated Static Pile Composting

Reunity Resources 1829 San Ysidro Crossing, Santa Fe, NM

Compost Production for Taos Soil and Water Conservation District Residents   Learn how to compost from the small- to medium- scale to transform waste into a valuable soil amendment! Instead of food and agricultural waste going to the dump, learn two methods (Static Aerated Pile Composting and Worm composting) to make compost to use in […]

Cleveland Soil Health Workshop

Join us for a soil health workshop in Mora County, NM This workshop is for agricultural producers to learn about soil physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of soil. No experience with managing for soil health is necessary, and we will have time to share experiences with others. You will also learn in-field assessments of soil […]

Spring Red Canyon Land Health Workshop

Red Canyon Reserve New Mexico

Registration is now closed for this event Join us for 2.5 days of land health education at beautiful Red Canyon Reserve We'll learn about maintaining water for wildlife and rangeland health, building ramps for stock-tanks, how to monitor bats, bullseye monitoring for ecosystem health, local geology, and how to recognize erosion and build erosion control […]

Water & Wildlife Management at Fort Union Ranch- CANCELLED

This workshop has been cancelled due to wildfires in the region. Join Fort Union Ranch, Triangle P Cattle Co., Bill Zeedyk and more for 2 days of education and fun on the land at Fort Union Ranch! We'll learn about building erosion control structures, local wildlife and how their practices have supported the ecosystem, grazing […]

Mentor Training Call #7 – Giving Constructive, Actionable Feedback

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Mentor Training Call #7: Giving Constructive, Actionable Feedback Tips on giving constructive, actionable feedback that catalyzes learning and motivation; and how to get the feedback you need to mentor effectively. We offer a variety of tried and true methods and tips to generate objective, honest, and open conversations in scheduled and impromptu feedback sessions. Julie […]

Santa Ana Pueblo Soil Health & Compost Workshop

Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Join us to learn about soil health, monitoring, compost, and biochar from numerous local practitioners and specialists. We will be doing a hybrid format - in-person gathering for Santa Ana Pueblo Tribal Members as part of the regular Farmers Meetings and a webinar for general public. We'll also host a raffle at the end! Agenda: […]

Carlsbad Soil Health Workshop

Join us for a soil health workshop in Southern New Mexico! ​ This workshop is for farmers and ranchers who want to learn about soil health principles and the chemical, biological and physical characteristics of soil. The day will be spent outside focused on discussions and field demonstrations to learn about compaction, infiltration, surface cover, […]

Water & Wildlife Management on Working Lands: Field Day at Sand Ranch

Join us our Water & Wildlife Management on Working Lands Field Day at Sand Ranch! We'll meet at Sand Ranch on May 16 to learn from Ranch Managers and Landowners like Bret Riley and many more. They'll share their stewardship experiences in regards to management, observations, goals, vision and prairie chickens. Additionally, there will be […]

Columbus Soil Health Workshop

​ ​Online registration for the Columbus Soil Health Workshop is closed. For Questions, please call the Deming Soil and Water Conservation District:  520-507-1642 This workshop is for farmers and ranchers who want to learn about soil health principles and the chemical, biological and physical characteristics of soil. The day will be spent outside focused on […]

Biochar in the Southwest Webinar

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Let's talk biochar. The concept of place-based biochar is inspired by Indigenous management practices that shaped the landscapes of the American West before the arrival of European settlers. One hallmark of these practices was frequent landscape burning that cleared the forest understory, leaving biochar as a byproduct. This created a forest ecosystem that was more […]

Transitioning Crops to Certified Organic in NM Webinar

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Presented by Samantha Hilborn from the Rodale Institute, this webinar is for agricultural producers to learn more about the process of transitioning crops to certified organic. You will learn about the status of organic certification in NM, potential certifiers to connect with, the basics requirements of transitioning, some technical issues that arise, and how the […]

Water & Wildlife Management on Working Lands: Field Day at Ute Creek Cattle Company

We'll learn all about grazing for water and wildlife, creek restoration, supporting local bird populations, and building water tanks and water conservation practices. The workshop and lunch are free! Lunch is being sponsored by the Ute Creek Cattle Company, with omnivorous and vegetarian options available. You can also bring your own. This field day is meant for producers, agency representatives and anyone interested in grazing to support water and wildlife.

Tucumcari Rangeland Soil Health Workshop

Online website registration for the June 30 Tucumcari Soil Health Workshop is closed. For questions about the workshop, please contact Lynnae Abarca at the SW Quay SWCD at: 575 309-3357 ​ This workshop is for ranchers who want to learn about rangeland soil health principles, plant communities, grassland health, and production. The day will be spent […]

Biochar and Soil Health in New Mexico

Are you interested in how biochar can work as a soil amendment in New Mexico? Through her work at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sanna Sevanto is conducting research on the impact of compost and biochar on plant growth. In addition to seeing the way the research is playing out in a controlled greenhouse setting, we'll […]

Land Leasing Basics Webinar with Farm Commons

Quivira Coalition's New Agrarian Program (NAP) and Farm Commons present: Land Leasing Basics. This webinar is geared toward NAP alumni, but is open to all. Leasing farmland is so commonplace that landowners, farmers, and ranchers may not think twice about the lease itself… until things go wrong. Prevent problems with a strong lease while building […]

Erosion Control and Soil Amendments at Tedford Farm

Come learn about learn about the impact of erosion control structures and soil amendments! Across the intermountain west, interest has been growing in using organic amendments and native seeding with erosion control structures to increase plant establishment and productivity while ameliorating active head cuts. The Carbon Ranch Initiative has built rock rundowns on five ranches […]

Mentor Training Call Series #1 – You and Your Operation as Mentor

Mentor Training Call #1: You and Your Operation as Mentor ​ Mentoring is different from being an employer in several essential ways. Some mentoring skills are natural for each of us while others will be a stretch; determining your incoming strengths and stretches helps you know what sort of apprentice will work for you. Creating […]

Vermicomposting in Taos

Come learn about vermicomposting and the importance of managing household waste with the Quivira Coalition, Amigos Bravos, and Alianza Agri-Cultura! Worm composting, or vermicomposting, uses the red wiggler worm to process feedstocks into compost and can be scaled from food scraps in an apartment to a larger, multi-family system. In this workshop, you will learn […]