Okanogan Manure Maven - Workshops

Okanogan Manure Maven - Workshops Available

April 24, 2013

If you are looking for a workshop in the Okanogan about Horse Manure Composting our Manure Maven, Lorraine Pelletier, can help out! She is offering a variety of Horse Manure Composting Workshops on manure management practices, building and siting a composting system on your property and pasture management practises. Land Management Guides will be provided with each workshop. If you are interested in setting up a workshop for your group or organization please see Lorraine's poster for contact details.

 

Pacific Agriculture Show

Pacific Agriculture Show - Tradex Abbotsford, BC

January 24th-26th, 2013

Come out and visit the Manure Maiden at our educaitonal booth at the Pacific Agriculture Show located at the Tradex in Abbotsford, BC. We are in the Ag Zone close to the petting zoo. We will have lots of information and resources about developing your own manure composting system. There will be a small-scale 3-bay composting system on display and don't forget to pick up your copy of the Land Management Guide. We'll even be giving away free copies!

 

Reduce your Ecological Hoofprint

Reduce your Ecological Hoofprint - HorseJournal.ca

January 14th, 2013

The Manure Maiden's most recent article has now become available online. First appearing in the July 2012 print of the Canadian Horse Journal (Pacific & Prairie), this article titled Reduce your Ecological Hoofprint outlines 21 steps to a more sustainable lifestyle with equines. Explore all the ways you and your horse can lighten your impact on the environment.
 

Manure Spreading Advisory

Manure Spreading Advisory BC Ministry of Agriculture - South Coast Region, BC

December 1st, 2012

Check out the latest Manure Spreading Advisory for the South Coast Region of British Columbia. For previous advisories please visit the BC Ministry of Agriculture's website.
 

Manure Spreading Advisory

Manure Spreading Advisory BC Ministry of Agriculture - South Coast Region, BC

November 1st, 2012

Check out the latest Manure Spreading Advisory for the South Coast Region of British Columbia. For previous advisories please visit the BC Ministry of Agriculture's website.
 

Recycling Solution for Equine Waste

GreenScene Agritek's new manure & used bedding recycling initiative!
October 19th, 2012

GreenScene is looking to create a manure and used bedding (MUB) recycling facility in Langley, BC. They have selected Langley due to the reported 30,000+ horses located in the Fraser Valley that produce an estimated 150,000 tons of MUB annually. They have started accepting applications for pick-up for 2013 so if you are looking for a green manure disposal solution this could be the solution for you. If you are interested in finding out more about this project please visit their website for more information.

 

Are you CowPowered?

Cowpower BC!
October 18th, 2012

Cowpower supports BC farmers to turn manure and food waste into clean, renewable energy in the form of electricity. Find out how you can purchase clean, renewable energy for your house on their website.

 

Manure Spreading Advisory

Manure Spreading Advisory - South Coast Region, BC

October 12th, 2012

Check out the latest Manure Spreading Advisory for the South Coast Region of British Columbia. For previous advisories please visit the BC Ministry of Agriculture's website.
 

Not Accepting Horse Manure

Not Accepting Horse Manure - The Answer Garden Product Ltd.

July 1st, 2012

As of July 1st, 2012 the Answer Garden Product Ltd. is no longer accepting horse manure at their facility until further notice. For more information please visit their website or call 604-856-6221.

 

Speaking Engagement - Sustainable Horsekeeping

May 17th - Sustainable Horsekeeping with Jane Myers

6:30-9:30pm
Langley Firehall #6, upstairs board room

This is a unique opportunity to learn from an internationally recognized equine expert visiting Canada for a limited time. Jane Myers is an internationally-recognized expert on environmentally sustainable practices for horse farms. She has been in the horse industry in Australia and the UK for over 35 years. She is a Principal with Equiculture www.equiculture.com.au and is the author of Managing Horses on Small Properties; Horse Safe: A Complete Guide to Equine Safety; and the co-author of the new Sustainable Horsekeeping series.

Workshop topics include:

· Horse grazing behaviour
·
Manure and pasture management
· Water and vegetation management

For more information and to register for this free event, please contact Langley Environmental Partners Society at 604.532.3515 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Manure Maven Training

March 6th, 2012 
LEPS will be holding a workshop to train new Manure Mavens to assist with the delivery of our province-wide Horse Manure Composting Program. Qualified applicants will join us for a training workshop at the Ministry of Agriculture in Abbotsford March 6th, 2012. Participants will receive materials and training in order to deliver the program and act as a point of contact in their community. Participants will be recive a resource binder, materials to carry out their own regional workshops and copies of the Land Management Guide for Horse Owners and Small-Lot Farmers.

We are currently accepting  applications  and inquiries from individuals interested in joining the network and attending the workshop. Please contact Stephanie at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   or 604-532-3515 for more information. 

 

 

Event - Educational Booth

January 20th-22nd, 2012 
Come out and visit our educational booth at the Horse Council of BC's 2nd Annual Equine Education Conference. We'll be at the Delta Hotel in Richmond all three days with our educational booth and lots of resources on Horse Manure Composting. Don't forget to pick up your copy of the Land Management Guide while you're visiting.

 

 

Speaking Engagement - Manure Maven

November 17th, 2011 
Students taking Equine Production and Management at the University of the Fraser Valley (Chiliwack) are being treated to a presentation by Manure Maven, Andrea Lawseth, on proper manure management. They will learn about manure management practices, waste management regulations, how easy it is to compost and compost troubleshooting. Resource materials will be provided. To set up a workshop or presentation in your area please contact your local Manure Maven or contact the Manure Maiden at 604-532-3515.

 

Event - Educational Booth

October 21, 22 & 23, 2011
Come out and visit our educational booth at the Mane Event at Heritage Park, Chiliwack, BC. We will have our educational booth on Horse Manure Composting with lots of resources on developing your own manure composting system. There will be a small-scale 3-bay composting system on display and don't forgot to pick up your copy of the Land Management Guide while you're visiting. We're even giving away free copies!

 

Accepting Horse Manure - The Answer!

August 16th, 2011 

Do you have your own trailer for hauling manure but don't know where to take it? The Answer Garden Product Ltd. located in Abbotsford, BC acceps trailer loads of horse manure free of charge. They compost all of the horse manure as well as all of the materials from the Township of Langley's newly expanded "Green Can" program. It's a good idea to call The Answer at (604)-856-6221 ahead of time to make sure they haven't reached their daily/weekly capacity.

 

Event - Educational Booth

July 23 & 24, 2011
Come out and visit the Manure Maiden at the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Country Fest on July 23 & 24. The event is located at the Albion Fair Grounds in Maple Ridge and we'll be there Saturday 10am-9pm & Sunday 10am-5pm. We will have our educational booth on Horse Manure Composting with lots of resources on developing your own manure composting system. There will be a small-scale 3-bay composting system on display and don't forgot to pick up your copy of the Land Management Guide while you're visiting. Check out the Country Fest poster for more activities and things to check out!

 

Speaking Engagement - Manure Maven

June 21, 2011 
Join Manure Maven, Karen Moores, as she presents on proper manure and pasture management in Quesnel on June 21, 2011. The workshop is hosted by the Baker Creek Enhancement Society. For more information or to register please contact bces [@] telus.net.

 

Workshop - Turning manure into Black Gold

May 09, 2009
Free workshop to learn about turning horse manure into Black Gold! Learn about manure management practices, waste management regulations, how easy it is to compost manure and compost troubleshooting. Resource materials will be provided. Saturday, May 09 2009, 10:00am - 12:00pm, Coghlan Hall - 6795 256 St. For registration and information please contact 604-532-7339 or worms [@] tol.bc.ca. Event brought to you by LEPS and Township of Langley along with Glen Valley Watersheds Society (with thanks from Vancity Regional Grants program).
 

Speaking Engagement - Manure Maiden

March 19, 2009
The Manure Maiden will be speaking at the Backcountry Horsemen meeting on March 19, 2009 at 7:30pm on topics including Manure and Pasture Management. Join Andrea Lawseth in Langley at Harmsworth Hall on 232nd Street to learn more about how to manage your black gold.

 

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