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Managing outback floodplains (Tilpa)

When

25 Jun 2019 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Where

"Kallara Station"
Tilpa

Contact

Rangeland Rehabilitation Officer
Paul Theakston 0428 259 231

Details

This workshop will give landholders an understanding of how floodplains function and the threatening processes that dehydrate floodplains.

Prevention and restoration techniques will be discussed and an inspection of previous earthworks will be undertaken in the afternoon. Presenters include:
  • Hugh Pringle is a rangeland ecologist with extensive knowledge and practice in rehydrating semi-arid floodplains throughout the world. He will present on floodplain function and the processes that threaten the productivity and health of floodplains.
  • Martia Pearson is conducting PhD research on gully erosion along the Darling river and the affects this has on floodplain and river health. She will be presenting her latest research in this area.
  • Paul Theakston is our Rangeland Rehabilitation Officer and works throughout the Western region. He will be presenting on the techniques landholder's can use to rehydrate the landscapes they manage.

Please arrive at 9:30 am for morning tea with presentations to begin at 10 am.

This workshop is supported by Western LLS through funding from the Australian Government's National Landcare Program.