16th Murrumbidgee Landcare Annual Forum program

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Hosted by Junee Area Landcare Network

22-23 August 2013
Junee RSL Club & field trips

Cross property planning to balance conservation and production

Draft Program

Thursday 22 August

8.30 am Registration, tea & coffee
9.00 am Welcome

Maria Turner, Junee Area Landcare Network & Professor Ted Wolfe, Chair, Murrumbidgee Landcare Inc (MLi)

Session 1: 9.15-10.30 (Chair )

Linking landscapes

Linking landscapes by linking people – Toni McLeish, Conservation Management Network & Murrumbidgee Landcare
The cross-property planning project – Jacinta Christie and Nicole Maher MLi

Taking stock of farm flora and fauna - Alison Elvin, Natural Capital

10.30-11.00 am Morning tea (30)

Session 2: 11.00-12.25 pm

Working together, working cross property

Encouraging biodiversity in the farm landscape - Phil Bowden, NSW DPI

On-farm biodiversity and revegetation through collaboration Q+ A - Bill Muller, John Hopkins, Phil Bowden

Why paddock trees matter – Mason Crane , ANU

12.25-1.25 pm Lunch Dining room

Session 3: 1.25-2.20 pm

Balancing conservation & production

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Dr Paul Gibson-Roy, Greening Australia

Restoring native wildflower and grass diversity on farms

Session 4: 2.20-3.20 pm

Resolving regional issues- looking beyond fencelines

Managing salinity at a landscape scale - Rob Muller, Office of Environment and Heritage

Managing pest animals across property boundaries - David Croft, Ten-Eighty Consulting

3.20-3.40 pm Afternoon tea

Session 5: 3.40- 4.40 pm

Community environmental action

Working with CMA / LLS and CAP update – John Francis, A/CEO, Murrumbidgee CMA

Community environmental action across the catchment- Alan Cole, MLi

Development with Landcare NSW -  Tim Beshara, Landcare NSW

4.40 pm close

6.00 for 6.30 pm Evening Session and Dinner, hosted by Junee Area Landcare Network

Guest speaker David Croft

    The life and times of a pest animal person


Friday 23rd August
Depart 9.00am
Return 2.00


Landcare members & community volunteers - $40 per day/$60 for two days
Non-members - $60 per day/$100 for two days
Dinner - $35 per head. Bar provided - purchase your own drinks.

Payment can be made by direct deposit or cheque.

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