A community-led collaboration is harnessing local knowledge for a positive regional response to climate change.
The Growing Southern Gippsland project is profiling local farmers successfully adapting to climate change, running knowledge-sharing workshops on local farms and providing tailored scientific and business management resources via a new website.
GrazFert is a program developed for grazing farmers by AgVIC and includes: Identification and mapping of farm management zones on your property, Assessment of soil fertility status and trends on your property, Soil testing and analysis by qualified AgVIC and or/landcare staff, Development of a Farm Nutrient Budget and Farm Nutrient Management Plan in conjunction with you the farmer, Two facilitated workshops focusing on the 4R’s- Right Product, Right Place; Right Rate and Right Time.
If this sounds like something you may be interested in doing for your own property, click the flyer above for more information.
The first in a series of three Environmental Monitoring Workshops, this day will teach you how to use wildlife cameras to monitor wildlife. You will hear from BCLN's Jye Andersen on the results of our recent camera trapping, then teach the group how to install wildlife cameras to get the best results on their own properties. Afternoon tea is provided, please RSVP to email@example.com or call 0488 399 151
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Gippsland Agroforestry Network are holding their AGM on Friday 23rd August, 5:45pm at the Austral Hotel, Korumburra. The AGM will be followed up by a seminar with a great panel of speakers including Vince Hurley (Managing Director, Australian Sustainable Hardwoods), Owen Trumper (General Manager Fibre supply, AKD Softwoods), and Chris McEvoy (Managing Director, Radial Timbers)
Please RSVP by Wednesday 21st August to Frank Hirst firstname.lastname@example.org or 0427 801 640
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You are invited to Totally Renewable Phillip Island's Open Day, Sunday September 8th at the Cowes Cultural Centre. Learn about all things sustainable and renewable, including solar, batteries, carbon credits, electric vehicles, community owned energy, converting waste to energy, and much more. For only $15 a head you can also choose to have a 'low carbon lunch', provided by Nordic Kanteen (so it's sure to be delicious!)
Click the flyer below to see the full program.
Landcare, Coastcare and other environmental volunteer groups/networks and individuals that have or are undertaking revegetation activities in 2019 are invited to participate in a project to monitor the survival rate of these revegetation plantings.
If you're interested in learning about Australia's native bees, check out the events listed below (click 'read more'). Some great speakers are coming along to these events, with topics including Protecting Native Bee Habitat, Native Bees and Crop Pollination, Native Bees in Orchards, Berry Farms and Nature Reserves, and Hover Flies and Other Important Invertebrates. These events are free, and light catering is provided.
The Bass Coast Landcare Network and its project partners has some exciting news to share with you regarding our Climate Change Innovation Grants project, branded as Growing Southern Gippsland.
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