Class Field Day

The TRU ranching students have been busy at week on the third module of their program, ASUR 1030 Environmentally Sustainable Ranching.

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Once a week, the students come to the university to discuss their projects and assignments and participate in a field day. Last Friday, they were lucky to have Verna Miller and Brenda Walkem attend their presentations on native plants.

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They were then treated to a field walk with Cecelia Derose, who showed them how to make “Indian ice cream.”

Cecelia took them berry picking, where they picked Hooshum, also known as soopolallie berries, and then proceeded to show them how to make this delicious treat.

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Just another day of class for the ranching students!

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ASUR 1030 Speaker Series: Supporting Native Pollinators and Beneficial Insects & Invasive Species

Join us at TRU on June 30 for another informative TRU Ranching speaker series! Master Gardeners Elaine Sedgman and Fearon Blair will be here to talk about native pollinators and how pollinators can affect range land management.

Bob Drinkwater will be on hand to discuss invasive species, how to identify native plants and factors considered in developing prescriptions and treatment options for management.

To register for this exciting seminar, please call 250-392-8000.TRUWL_ASR_Seminar_JUNE_30_Page_1 TRUWL_ASR_Seminar_JUNE_30_Page_2