Join Chris Van Vlack, Urban/Agricultural Conservationist with Loudoun Soil and Water Conservation District, Willie Wood, Senior Conservation Specialist, No. VA Soil & Water Conservation District. and other subject matter experts as they teach and have open discussions about placements, designs and maintenance of environmentally friendly equine operations practices and features such as cross-fences, proper heavy-use areas, stream exclusion fences, and waste handling facilities for modern day farm and equestrian facilities.
Presenting Subject Matter Experts: Carrie Swanson - Virginia Tech Bachelor’s in Animal Science graduate, Master’s in Equine Nutrition. Experience in Equestrian Farm Management, Veterinary Technician work with Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Equine and Livestock Educator for Cornell University, and 15 years as the Extension Agent with Virginia Cooperative Extension.