Workshop series to inform landholders how to use the landscape to be more productive
08 May 2019
Landholders will be able to gain valuable insights into landscape management options that will help to increase productivity through a workshop series that is being held in the Western region later this month.
The grazing naturally workshops, which are being coordinated by Western Local Land Services, will also demonstrate to landholders how better landscape management can improve the properties natural resource base, provide greater biodiversity and enhance the resilience of the property.
Dick Richardson, who is an internationally recognised leader in the practice of natural grazing to improve soil depth and health, water retention, increase biodiversity and animal production, will be the presenter for the workshops.
The details of the workshops are:
- Brewarrina, 20 May - commence at 9 am at the Barwon Room at the Brewarrina RSL. The property host is Andrew George, “Tarrion”.
- Wilcannia, 22 May – commence at 9 am at “Kalyanka”. Property host is Mog Davies and a BBQ dinner will follow the workshop.
- Anabranch, 24 May – commence at 9 am at the Anabranch Hall. The property host is Amber and Phil Baird, “Oakbank”.
All workshops are fully catered and for this reason please RSVP by Thursday, 16 May to Land Services Officer, Andrea Cashmere on 0417 050 138 or via email.
The workshops are another tool Western Local Land Services is using to raise awareness and engage with landholders with regards to the Coolibah-Black Box Endangered Ecological Community.
For more information on the Coolibah-Black Box Woodland contact Ms Cashmere.
This project is supported by Western Local Land Services, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.
Media contact: Charlie Whiteley, Western Local Land Services, 0428 679 974.