Introductions from Matthew M. McCombs, State Forester and Director, Colorado State Forest Service and
Clint Evans, State Conservationist, Colorado, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Urban Agroforestry & EQIP - An Opportunity To Explore!
Susan Stein, USDA NRCS/ACES Agroforestry Specialist, Washington, D.C.
Growing Urban Agriculture Partnerships-Technical Assistance Guide & Regenerate Wheat Ridge
Yy Dennis, Garden Coordinator, Parks and Recreation, City of Wheat Ridge, CO, in partnership with Jefferson County Conservation District
Urban Agroforestry - The Etkin Family Food Forest Initiative, DUG
Creighton Hofeditz, Director of Permaculture and Perennials, Denver Urban Gardens, Denver, CO
SW Tribal Agroforestry Outreach Project
James Calabaza, Indigenous Lands Program Director, Trees, Water & People, Fort Collins, CO
Closing thoughts from our morning session
Dr. James Allen, Professor, School of Forestry, College of the Environment, Forestry and Natural Sciences, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Cedar Agroforestry in the Southwest: Applications, Benefits, and Possibilities
AJ Carrillo, Cedar Springs Farm, Hotchkiss, CO
Drylands Agroecology Research - Dryland Agroforestry for the Arid West
Amy Scanes-Wolfe, Director of Research & Community Outreach (DAR)
Soil Health – How To’s for Yard and Field!
Rutger Myers, Soil Health Technician, Chatfield Farms, Denver Botanic Gardens, Littleton, CO
Landscape Edible Garden Design 101 & Colorado Springs Neighborhood Community Project
Kelly Bull, Horticulturalist and Educator, Permaculture Design, Colorado Springs, CO
Closing thoughts from our afternoon session
Christopher Jones, Extension Agent, Agriculture & Natural Resources Programs, University of Arizona, Gila County Cooperative Extension, AZ
Recording of first half of the day on May 10, 2022.
Recording of second half of the day on May 10, 2022.