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Archive for the 'Workshops' Category

Analog Forestry and Dry Stone Walls

• 4, April 2014

Interesting workshops are being held by some terrific community groups. Between April 28th – 30th, the Moorabool Landcare Network are hosting an Analog Forestry Workshop. Analog forests are planned forests that mimic the structure and function of pre-existing climax forests to provide both conservation benefits and farmer income during the early stages of succession. Moorabool […]

Southern Otway Landcare eNews September 2013

• 9, September 2013

Holistic management and social systems with Allan Savory On August the 18th, SOLN’s facilitator attended a workshop with Allan Savory. Once considered quite radical,  Savory’s method (an holistic agricultural management system based on the intensive grazing of large herds) is one of a number of “alternative” practices currently gaining  mainstream traction.  The system that he […]

Southern Otway Agriculture Forum, 25th & 26th May

• 3, May 2012

You are invited to attend the Southern Otway Agriculture Forum Friday 25th and Saturday the 26th May, 2012  Creative Land Management Solutions from Small Acreage to Broad Acre  Day 1 Keynote Speaker Mike Keogh, Executive Director, Australian Farm Institute: Carbon Farming Initiative and trends in Agriculture Doug McNeill, Shire of Colac Otway: Planning schemes and […]

Upcoming events: photos,flowers and fire

• 1, September 2011

Macro photography workshop Don’t forget that on the evening of Thursday the 8th of December, the president of the Southern Otway Landcare Network Ros Jamieson will presenting a workshop on the art of macro (close up) photography. Ros is a passionate and experienced photographer and her workshop is suitable for all skill levels. Bring your […]

Biochar Production Expo for Farmers

• 28, July 2011

The Leigh Catchment Group, in partnership with the Buninyong and District Community Bank, is running a Biochar production and farm business workshop on Friday 26th August. Speakers will include a biochar production specialist, and  speakers including lawyers, accountants and agricultural advisors. Places are limited, so if you’re interested contact the Leigh Catchment Landcare Group to […]