Women4theLand

Upcoming Events

Happenings you shouldn't miss in the weeks ahead.

Conservation learning circles focus on any number of topics that can help private landowners improve their land, such as regenerative agriculture,

reducing invasive plants, attracting wildlife, providing pollinator habitat, developing a conservation plan, reducing erosion on fields or streambanks, improving soil health, protecting wetlands and water quality, improving tree stands, and more.  


Please check back often as our calendar is regularly updated.  Visit the Women4theLand YouTube channel to view some of our past virtual conservation conversations.   Click here to view a map of past Women's Learning Circles.


NOTE: Women4theLand supported in-person events will follow all Federal, State and local government guidelines.  We encouarge mask wearing and social distancing.  Please click here to read more about our pandemic response. 


May 19 

All About Livestock and Rotational Grazing        Hendricks CountY

An in-person Women's Conservation Circle on livestock and conservation. We will cover a number of conservation practices from rotational grazing, fencing and watering systems. Morning refreshments and lunch are provided. 

May 19, 2022 from 9 am to 2 pm Eastern, Complimentary Lunch Provided

At the Porter Farm, 4680 W. US Highway 36, Danville, IN  46122

RSVP to 317-745-2555 or [email protected]



May 23

Identifying and Controlling Invasive Insects   -   Via Zoom

A Women4theLand Conservation Conversation via Zoom with Indiana Dept of Natural Resources, Division of Entomology and Plant Resources

Most bugs you see in your garden or on your property have a beneficial or neutral role to play in our ecosystem. But some are unwanted and destructive. Learn how to manage these “bad bugs”. Join us for this discussion on invasive insects that we’re most concerned about in Indiana – Lymantria dispar (formerly known as gypsy moth), Spotted lanternfly, Asian long-horned beetle, and others. And bring your questions for our insect expert.

May 23, 2022 from 12 pm to 1 pm Eastern

RSVP Here



May 24

Turning Your Lawn to Garden   -   Via Zoom

A Conservation Conversation via Zoom hosted by Women4theLand and Purdue Women in Agriculture with the Urban Soil Health Program

Join us in this discussion to learn about transforming your grass into a productive garden space. We will highlight some soil health management practices and talk about the first steps to growing your garden from the ground up.

May 24, 2022 from 12 pm to 1 pm Eastern

RSVP Here



Jun 7

Habitat for Pollinators - Progress, Maintenance, and Challenges - Zoom

A Women4theLand Conservation Conversation via Zoom with Stephanie Frische of the Xerces Society   

This discussion is about planting pollinator habitat, from a few plants in a window box to a butterfly garden, or acres of prairie plants. Whether you’re sowing seeds, purchasing plants from a local seasonal native plant sale, enhancing existing habitat, or taking other steps to support pollinators at home and in your community, we’ll talk through questions, expectations and experiences to learn from each other. 

June 7, 2022 from Noon to 1 pm Eastern

RSVP Here



Jul 12 

Forest Management and Selling Timber   -   Via Zoom

A Conservation Conversation via Zoom hosted by Women4theLand and Purdue Women in Agriculture.

Do you own forestland and are thinking of selling timber? How do you know whether you should harvest, and what are some of the things to consider when planning a harvest? How do you manage your woods so it can provide income, but still remain healthy and productive for the future? What should you expect during the sale and actual harvesting of timber? Join the conversation with Janet Eger, District Forester, Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

July 12, 2022  from 12 pm to 1 pm Eastern

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Jul 20 

Managing Forests for the Birds   -   Via Zoom

A Conservation Conversation via Zoom hosted by Women4theLand 

Dr. Jessica Outcalt will talk about The Nature Conservancy project, Forestry for the Birds, a new program designed to help foresters and landowners manage their lands for birds. She will discuss the “Birders’ Dozen,” the twelve species featured in this project. She will also chat about backyard management for birds, from bird feeders and yard management to apps you can use to identify and catalog the birds in your yard! 

July 20, 2022  from 12 pm to 1 pm Eastern

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Aug 2 

All About Pollinators        Hendricks CountY

An in-person Women's Conservation Circle on a variety of conservation practices.  More details as the date approaches. 

August 2, 2022       Location to be announced. 

Registration will open a month before the learning circle date.



Aug 10

How to Lasagna Garden  -   Via Zoom

A Conservation Conversation via Zoom hosted by Women4theLand and Purdue Women in Agriculture.

August 10, 2022 from 12 pm to 1 pm Eastern

RSVP Here



Sep 8

Invasive Species: Control of Grasses  - Via Zoom

Join us for a discussion on invasive grasses and best management practices. Potential species to be covered are Japanese stilt grass, miscanthus spp. phragmites. 

September 8, 2022 from 12:00 pm to 1 pm Eastern

RSVP Here



Sep 20 

Habitat for Pollinators - Success, Next Steps, Ready for Winter

A Women4theLand Conservation Conversation Via Zoom with Stephanie Frische of the Xerces Society

Mid-September can feel like summer or like fall from one day to another. At this learning circle, we’ll talk about what happened in your pollinator habitat over the summer. We’ll also talk about what is blooming this time of year, which pollinators and insects are active, and what will happen to them in a few months when winter sets in. Join us to learn about providing overwintering habitat and some good books to add to winter reading lists.

September 20, 2022 from Noon to 1 pm Eastern

RSVP Here



Sep 29

Invasive Species: Control of Wood Species  - Via Zoom

Fall is here and woody removal can kick into high gear. Join us to learn about common removal techniques that work on a wide range of invasive trees and shrubs. 

September 29, 2022 from 12:00 pm to 1 pm Eastern

RSVP Here



Oct 19 

Forestry and Invasive Species     Montgomery CountY

An in-person Women's Conservation Circle on a variety of conservation practices.  More details as the date approaches. 

October 19, 2022       Location to be announced. 

Registration will open a month before the learning circle date.



Past 2022 Events


2/16/2022     Love Your Soils        Carroll and Clinton Counties

2/22/2022     Habitat for Pollinators - Planning, Sourcing, and Site Prep     View YouTube Video Here

3/02/2022     Soil Health and Water Quality     Wayne County

3/08/2022     How to Attract Backyard Birds Using Natives    View YouTube Video Here

3/22/2022     Community Science and Pollinator Conservation 

3/24/2022     Women's Learning Circle for NW Indiana   

3/31/2022     Soil Health Women's Learning Circle    Fountain and Wayne Counties 

4/06/2022     Conservation Values      Wayne County

4/07/2022     Managing for Game Birds     View YouTube Video Here

4/12/2022     Forestry      Tippecanoe County

4/14/2022     Early Invasives and Making a Plan    View YouTube Video Here    

5/04/2022     Conservation Planning    Wayne County