Holistic Management® Rendezous 2014

International gathering of sustainable agricultural producers, educators and advocates planned for November 7-9, 2014 near Decatur, Texas
Holistic Management Rendevzous 2014 planned for Texas
Holistic Management Rendevzous 2014 planned for Texas
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Decatur - Texas - US


DECATUR, Texas - Aug. 15, 2014 - PRLog -- ALBUQUERQUE, NM. – Holistic Management International, (HMI) and The Dixon Water Foundation are co-hosting a major gathering of Holistic Management practitioners, educators and other folks interested in sustainable agriculture, land and wildlife management.  The multi-day event will take place at The Dixon Foundation’s Leo Ranch, the Running High Ranch and the Hampton Inn in Decatur.

While a large contingent of land stewards, ranchers and organic farmers from Texas are expected, a number of producers flying in from around the US, Africa, Canada, and Mexico are confirmed and ready to share their experiences managing land for a sustainable future.  While there will be plenty of time for peer networking, fine dining and live entertainment, there are also a number of in-depth learning opportunities for folks to expand their skills and knowledge of Holistic Management. The main events include:

- Josey Pavilion Grand Opening
- Open Gate: Dixon Foundation Leo Ranch Day
- HMI 30th Anniversary Celebration
- Open Gate: Running High Ranch Day
- Post Rendezvous Workshop

The impressive array of speaker and participants include:

- Clint Josey, VP & COB, The Dixon Water Foundation & HMI Board Member, Texas
- Dr. Ann Adams, Holistic Management Certified Educator, Interim CEO & Director of Programs, HMI; New Mexico
- Sallie Calhoun, Co-Owner, Paicines Ranch, and HMI Board Member; California
- Deborah Clark, Holistic Management Certified Educator in Training and Co-Owner, Birdwell & Clark Ranch; Texas
- Guy Glosson, Holistic Management Certified Educator & Manager, Mesquite Grove Ranch; Texas
- Wayne Knight, Holistic Management Certified Educator & HMI Board Member; South Africa
- Kelly Sidoryk, Holistic Management Certified Educator & HMI Board Member/Chair; Canada
- Dr. Richard Teague, Associate Director & Professor, Sustainable Rangeland Management Program, A&M AgriLife Research; Texas
- Courtney White, Founder & Creative Director, Quivira Coalition; New Mexi
- Dr. Ben Bartlett Holistic Management Certified Educator, DVM, HMI Board Member and Livestock Producer; Michigan
- Dr. Lisa Bellows, Holistic Management Certified Educator in Training and Chair of Math & Science Initiatives, Biology Instructor, North Central Texas College; Texas

More information on the event and registration details can be found on the HMI website at: holisticmanagement.org/rendezvous

About HMI: HMI is an Albuquerque-based international non-profit organization whose mission is to educate people to manage land for a sustainable future. They accomplish this by motivating, connecting, supporting and training farmers, ranchers, and land stewards through the practice of Holistic Management, a Whole Farm/Ranch Planning System that addresses and improves environmental health, sustains economic viability, and enhances the quality of life of farm and ranch communities.

About The Dixon Water Foundation: Located in Texas, The Dixon Water Foundation promotes healthy watersheds through sustainable land management to ensure that future generations have the water resources they need.

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