January 2022: Ecological Outcome Verification – Monitor Training

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Do you want to understand land regeneration and support others to deepen their knowledge of ecosystem health? Learn how to use this landscape assessment methodology to inform management decisions and demonstrate impact.

Course Instructors: 
Dana Penrice, Savory Institute Accredited Professional 
Cory Van Groningen, Savory Institute Accredited Professional

When: Online sessions through the month of January 2022 and In-Person Field Days to be scheduled between June to September 2022. 

Where: In-Person Training will take place in Manitoba and Southern Ontario. 

Who: This course is open to anyone interested in assessing land regeneration. Participants in this course will be able to qualify to become monitors to keep supporting the expansion of EOV monitoring in Canada.

This course will focus on the following ecoregions but if you are outside these regions, contact us about bringing EOV to your ecoregion.

  • Aspen Parkland 
  • Lake Agassiz and Lake Manitoba Plain
  •  Mid-Boreal Uplands and Peace-Wabaska Lowlands
  • Lake Erie Lowland

Find out what ecoregion you are in.

Schedule & Format: This course will include live online sessions through zoom and in-person field days. Participants will be provided with exercises in between sessions.

Jan. 6thEOV Overview & FundamentalsHow does EOV help us show regeneration on the land?
Jan. 11thWorking in EcoRegionsAdapting EOV to different ecoregions and understanding its expressions.
Jan. 13thEcological Health IndicatorsAssessing energy flow, mineral cycles, water cycles and biodiversity.
Jan. 18thLong-Term Monitoring Measuring the outcomes of regenerative land management.
Jan. 21stCreating a Farm Monitoring Plan*Ensuring representation across the farm.
Jan. 28thData Platform & Input*How to manage and enter data into the platform.
TBDIn Field PracticeTo be scheduled
* These sessions are only for those that want to become a certified monitor through the Savory Institute. All others sessions are open to anyone.

Cost: $395/person 

Once we receive your registration, we will follow up with payment instructions. Thank you for registering and we look forward to having you in the course!

Contact: For course questions and information, contact either of the instructors. 

More about the instructors:

Headshot of Dana Penrice

Dana Penrice farms with her partner Ted Chastko at Shoal Lake, Manitoba. Dana is an Accredited Professional with the Savory Institute and is a Certified Holistic Management Educator In-Training. She recently completed Ecological Outcome Verification Hub Verifier training.

danapenrice@gmail.com | 204-759-3139
(Based in Manitoba)

Cory and his family have a farm and run VG Meats in South-West Ontario. Cory has a wealth of experience in the full supply chain and is interested in the opportunities for regenerative farm products. He recently completed the Savory Institute’s Ecological Outcome Verification training. 

cory@vgmeats.ca | 519-427-7778
(Based in Ontario)

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