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BF 112: Reading the Land
General Course Resources
Webinar Schedule and Participant Guide
Navigating in Teachable; Getting a Course Completion Certificate; and More
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Week 1: Biological Monitoring Basics - What and Why
Week 1 Webinar Join Link, Slides, and Recording
FORUM: Introduce Yourself!
Optional: Readings on Soil Health
Optional: Readings on Ecosystem Processes - Strongly Encouraged!
FORUM: Growing Soil As Our Primary Crop article and reflection
Optional: Fancy a Short Quiz?
Exercise 1 - Ecosystem Health Analysis Worksheet
Week 2: Understanding Land Management Tools and Effects on Soil Health
Week 2 Webinar Join Link, Slides, and Recording (0:08)
Optional Reading: Brittleness: An Introduction
Optional: Try this short Quiz on for size!
FORUM: What was one thing you learned from our 1st Webinar? Any "AH HA" moments you would like to share?
Exercise 2 -Tools & Land Health Analysis
Week 3: Comprehensive, Effective Biological Monitoring for Cropland, Pasture, and Range
Week 3 Webinar Join Link, Slides, and Recording
Test Your Knowledge with this short Quiz!
FORUM: What is one Tool you use consistently, how you use it, and how it impacts the land.
Exercise 3 & 4 - Cropland & Pasture/Range Land Monitoring Worksheets
Recommended Optional Exercise: Creating a Useful Future Landscape Vision Statement Worksheet
Helpful Tools to Improve Decision Making & Better Identify Solutions
Week 4: Summarizing and Interpreting Your Observations/Data - Now What?
Week 4 Webinar Join Link, Slides, and Recording
FORUM: What did you learn from Troy?
Ecological Succession: Change is Good - Crash Course Ecology and other videos
One last Quiz!
Article: Biological Monitoring Offers More Tools by Troy Bishopp
Troy Bishopp's Farm/Family (Holistic) Goal Statement
Exercise 5: Additional Land Health Data Collection Forms/Worksheets
Additional Optional Resources: Improving Decision Making and Filtering Decisions
Managing Holistically - Decision Making example from Webinar 4
Post-course survey - Complete for a chance to win!
Staying Connected After This Course Ends
Week 2 Webinar Join Link, Slides, and Recording
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