Monitoring Frog populations in Whian Whian
In case you haven’t heard the great news – Whian Whian Landcare was part of the team that won the SCU Engagement Award for ‘Engaged Research’. What a great achievement as the award is highly competitive and extremely prestigious.
This project was supported by the Norman Wettenhall Foundation. Congratulations Whian Whian Landcare!
The September edition of The Advocate newsletter is available on the Landcare NSW website.
This edition contains news about the Landcare Trust Project; a final update on the Landcare NSW biodiversity workshops with link to compilation of participant comments; and an update on the Local Landcare Coordinator Initiative.
Focus: Seed collection and plant propagation of native plants
Venue:Firewheel Nursery in Dorroughby
Activities: This workshop will include a field walk, seed collection techniques, propagation methods to improve germination andinsights into the current best practice geneflow guidelines developed by NSW National Parks and Wildlife Services. Mark is considered the leading specialist in the area for native seed propagation and is both a knowledgeable and passionate workshop presenter.
Morning tea and lunch provided. Registrations are required and places are limited so get in quick.
Nominations are now open for the 7th annual Australian Farmer of the Year Awards to be held in Canberra on the 10th of November 2016
Nominate yourself, a colleague, a friend or a family member who has made a difference to the Australian agricultural sector over the past 12 months by nominating them for Australian Farmer of the Year, Young Farmer of the Year or Rural Consultant of the Year for 2016.
In addition, this year’s awards will highlight those who contribute to rural communities by focusing on contribution and service with Farming Legend of the Year and Rural Community Leader of the Year awards.
Entries close Friday August 26, 2016
To register, go to the conference web page at: http://nationallandcareconference.org.au/