Upcoming Events

See Sand County Foundation staff at these upcoming events

Future of Food USA Conference

Dr. Heidi Peterson will be speaking at this two-day business conference that brings together leading brands and key stakeholders to identify the main areas of opportunity and innovation within the food and beverage industry.

May 31 to June 1, 2023
Minneapolis , MN

Colorado Cattlemen's Association Annual Convention

Join us for the presentation of the 2023 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award.

June 19 to 21, 2023
Steamboat Springs, CO

Soil and Water Conservation Society's International Annual Conference

Sand County Foundation will participate in this conference that assembles a diverse, multigenerational conservation community of researchers, practitioners, industry leaders, farmers, and students from around the world.

August 6 to 9, 2023
Des Moines , IA

Past Events

Sand County Foundation staff has participated in these past events

Lone Star Land Steward Awards

The 2023 Texas Leopold Conservation Award recipient will be revealed at this annual event.

May 25 , 2023 to 12:00AM
Austin , TX

Leadership for Midwestern Watershed

More funding is on the horizon for the federal Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). If you lead an agriculture-focused soil and water quality improvement effort in the Midwest, join us May 24 to learn if RCPP is a fit for you.

May 24 , 2023 - 11:00AM to 3:45PM

Pasture Walk & Soil Sensor Discussion

Chris Conley is hosting a pasture walk with a Dodge County farmer-led watershed group. SCF field projects director Greg Olson will present on the soil sensor demonstration project that Conley is participating in. RSVP by calling 920.386.3660.

May 18 , 2023 to 12:00AM
Neosho, WI

Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration Annual Meeting

Sand County Foundation's participation in this event includes a presentation on our work with landowners in the Driftless Area, and a tour of the effects of dam removal along the Baraboo River.

April 14 to 16, 2023
Baraboo, WI

Farm Tour and Discussion

Our Land Ethic Mentorship program is hosting a farm tour and discussion as part of The Center for Land Based Learning's monthly speaker series. A tour and lunch at Full Belly Farm will take place from 10 to 3, followed by a discussion with Leopold Conservation Award recipients at The Center for Land Based Learning. This event is open to beginning, veteran, limited resource, and socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers.

March 15 , 2023 - 10:00AM to 7:30PM
Woodland, CA

The March Monarch Meeting

The Monarch Joint Venture and Rights-of-Way as Habitat Working Group host this meeting of conservation partners and industry leaders in support of monarchs. Sand County Foundation will be there to present about our pollinator habitat grant program.

March 6 to 8, 2023
Phoenix, AZ

Oklahoma Leopold Conservation Award Presentation

The 2022 Oklahoma Leopold Conservation Award recipient will be revealed at the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts' Annual Meeting.

February 27 , 2023 to 12:00AM
Oklahoma City, OK

I-90 & Highway 14 Tour = CLASIC (Crop, Livestock and Soil Innovation Conferences

Our Field Projects Director Greg Olson will present on our three-year, on-farm demonstration with 30 farmers across Minnesota and Wisconsin. Each field is equipped with two soil sensors, giving each farmer access to real-time soil moisture and temperature data.

February 8 , 2023 to 12:00AM
Stewartville, MN

Wisconsin Corn Soy Expo

Our agricultural conservation team will present on cover crops and performance based conservation.

February 2 to 3, 2023
Wisconsin Dells, WI

National Black Growers Council's 2022 Annual Meeting

Join us at this annual event hosted by the National Black Growers Council.

December 14 to 16, 2022
Memphis , TN

The Big Soil Health Event

The inaugural Iowa Leopold Conservation Award recipient will be presented at this event.

December 5 , 2022 to 12:00AM
Cedar Falls , IA

Leadership for Midwestern Watersheds

Presented for the first time in Indiana, this event will showcase water quality partnerships among multiple stakeholders. We present this annual event with financial support from Walton Family Foundation, North Central SARE, and other sponsors.

November 3 to 4, 2022
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Sauk County Pasture Walk

This event will showcase information collected in our demonstration project on grazing cover crops. Host Roger Bindl is one of four farmers participating in our project.

October 20 , 2022 - 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Spring Green, WI

Conservation in Action Tour

Have an interest in agricultural conservation, cover crops, pollinators and soil health? Then plan to attend this annual event from the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) that we are proud to help sponsor.

September 12 to 13, 2022
St. Louis, MO