Waukesha County


We line up experts! You dig in!

Saturday, March 16
9 am - 12 noon
Retzer Nature Center

$20 per person • Ages 15+
Register online by March 15 at noon

Photo of diseased plant that can't be composted
The Bad and The Ugly:
Ten Plant Diseases Not To Compost

With Dr. Brian Hudelson
Director of Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Certain plant diseases are so horrible or so deadly that composting is not an appropriate way to get rid of affected plants. Learn about some of these diseases and their proper management at this workshop.

photo of hands holding foods to be composted
Home Composting:
From Start to Finish

With Abbie Liedtke
Master Composter
Waukesha County Recycling & Solid Waste

Composting food and yard waste at home can save landfill space, provide “black gold” for your garden and serve as a model of sustainability by returning valuable organic material to your soil.

Join us to learn more about how to compost at home and all of its benefits!

Register now

Retzer Nature Center

S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha, WI 53188 (directions)

Environmental Learning Center
M-F 8 am - 4:30 pm • Sat 10 am - 3 pm
Closed Sundays & County-observed Federal holidays

Retzer Nature Center Grounds
365 days Sunrise - 10 pm

Retzer Nature Center grounds open to all • No requirement for Parks annual membership or daily permit

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