Workshops

Regional Workshops (1 day) $100

Invest one day out of your busy schedule to gain an understanding of the processes and practices of Holistic Management. Each of the Holistic Management modules–grazing planning, financial planning, land planning and biological monitoring– are covered as well as the foundations of Holistic Management.  Attendees will be emailed directions to the workshop location. Expect to spend some time in a classroom setting and the rest out in the field on pasture walks to observe ecosystem processes. Lunch will be provided. Come ready to gain insights into practices and processes that will help you improve your triple bottom line. All training materials and educators are accredited by the Savory Institute.

 

Holistic Financial Planning (3 days) $500

This three day workshop includes a one day review of the Foundations of Holistic Management & Holistic Decision Making and a comprehensive overview of the methods, tools and techniques of Holistic Financial Planning. Attendees will gain hands-on experience developing their own financial plans. Attendees will have one-on-one time with Savory Institute accredited educators. The workshop includes lunch for each day. All training materials and educators are accredited by the Savory Institute. Join us and learn how to reduce costs, improve economic viability of enterprises within your operation, and plan for and enhance profits and livelihoods.

Holistic Ecological Monitoring (2 days) $300

& Holistic Land Planning (2 days) $300 

This four-day workshop includes a one day review of the Foundations of Holistic Management & Holistic Decision Making and a comprehensive overview of the methods, tools and techniques of Ecological Monitoring and Holistic Land Planning. Attendees will gain hands-on experience developing their own land plans and will learn about the two ecological monitoring processes that they will then be able to conduct on their own land. Attendees will conduct ecological monitoring trials on our learning site, West Bijou, to see holistic ecological monitoring in action, and will have one-on-one time with Savory Institute accredited educators. The workshop includes lunch for each day. All training materials and educators are accredited by the Savory Institute. Join us and learn how you can contribute to the removal of existing carbon dioxide, how to build more biologically active soils on your land, maximize the benefit of rainfall, and reverse desertification.

 

Holistic Planned Grazing (3 days) $500

This three day workshop includes a one day review of the Foundations of Holistic Management & Holistic Decision Making and a comprehensive overview of the methods, tools and techniques of Holistic Planned Grazing. Attendees will gain hands-on experience developing their own grazing plans. Attendees will participate in pasture walks on our leaning site property, West Bijou, to see holistic grazing planning in action, and will have one-on-one time with Savory Institute accredited educators. The workshop includes lunch for each day. All training materials and educators are accredited by the Savory Institute. Join us and learn how you can protect your operation from drought, increase livestock performance, livestock carrying capacity, forage production and improve wildlife habitat while also improving the health of your land and your peace of mind.

 

Holistic Management Workshop Bundle

Planning on completing all 4 of the Savory Institute accredited holistic management courses offered by the Plains Conservation Center? Save $200 and purchase the workshop package for $1500. This includes:

  • Fundamentals of Holistic Management
  • Holistic Financial Planning Workshop
  • Holistic Planned Grazing Workshop
  • Holistic Land Planning and Biological Monitoring Workshop

 

*All training materials and educators are accredited by the Savory Institute. 

Ranch Work Study Program (One Month) $2000

Spend one-month on the holistically managed West Bijou Ranch in Strasburg, Colorado. The West Bijou Ranch is an accredited Savory Network Hub and bison ranch. Learn how a holistically managed ranch operates on a day-to-day basis. Lodging is provided. Participate in all workshops offered during your stay at no additional cost. Enjoy all that the rural eastern Colorado and close proximately to metropolitan Denver has to. Join in all ranch management work from holistic grazing planning to working bison. Please email us for more information before purchasing through our online store. Please send us your resume and letter of intent via email. We want to understand what you want to achieve with the Ranch Study Program. What are your goals and how does this fit into your long-term plans? We look forward to hearing from you! We will email you the link to purchase the program once approved. Total cost includes lodging and a pass to all trainings offered during your stay.

 

CONTACT THE PCC FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS

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