2023 Golden Sands Grazing Event!

2023 Golden Sands Grazing Event

World-renowned animal behaviorist, Dr. Temple Grandin, will be kicking off the event!

This is a day you don’t want to miss!

Saturday, August 12, 2023

UW-Stevens Point

Time & Location:  Aug 12, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM UW-Stevens Point, 1015 Reserve St, Stevens Point, WI 54481, USA

About the event

Keynote speaker Dr. Temple Grandin, world-renowned Animal Behaviorist, is coming to the 2023 Golden Sands Grazing Workshop on the UWSP campus August 12th 2023 to speak on her recently published grazing article “Grazing Cattle, Sheep, and Goats Are Important Parts of a Sustainable Agricultural Future.”  Additional topics will include successfully grazing on different landspaces such as public land, native grass plantings, and oak savanna, presented by guest speakers from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Pheasants and Quail Forever.

Ticket price includes morning refreshments, lunch, and social hour refreshments.  Lunch will be catered by the UWSP campus with a social hour to follow the event!

Visit for ticket pricing and details:  https://www.goldensandsrcd.org/workshops


THANK YOU SPONSORS for helping to keep ticket prices accessible for everyone!

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Grassland 2.0

Wisconsin Farmers Union

Petenwell & Castle Rock Stewards (PACRS)

Cutler Fencing


Funding support for this educational event also comes from a National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) Technical Assistance agreement.


8:00 AM – 8:45 AM  Registration
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM   Welcome
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM  Keynote: Dr. Temple Grandin – Grazing Cattle, Sheep, and Goats are Important Parts of a Sustainable Agricultural Future
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM  Break
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM  DNR: Erin and Lesa- Grazing Public Lands11:45 AM – 1:00 PM  Lunch
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM  Pheasants and Quail Forever: Ryan Parker- Grazing of Warm Season Natives
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM  Break
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM  Speaker 4: TBD
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM  Social Hour-Sponsored by Siren Shrub