Solutions: Water Conservation, Quality, Management & Systems
Rain Barrel? Check. Leaks Fixed? Check. What Else is there to Do?
If you use a simple calculation for rainwater roof run-off (your annual rainfall in inches x the square footage of your structure x 0.62), you will see that even your small structures can generate thousands of gallons of clean water per year. Learn ways to recycle water from rain or snow and safely put it to use on your farm - perhaps you’ll even collect enough water to keep your arena dust-free next summer! In addition, learn other conservation tips that are easy on the pocketbook, your time and the environment.
Learn how your daily actions and long-term plans can help protect your horse and land against the emerging challenges of climate change. This workshop will cover the basics of growing and sustaining pastures, managing weeds, renovating pastures, fencing pastures so they are more productive and keep your horse healthy, and more!
Join HCW to learn ideas for creating an outdoor wash rack, a great tool for recycling water. Plus, get other fun and useful tips for conserving water on your horse property, including rain gardens, automatic waterers, and using pervious surfaces.
Buying your first horse property can be daunting. Learn how to choose a place with good soil type, topography, location of structures and more, to avoid costly expenses down the road, and to have the place of your dreams.
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