Western Landcare Forum

Date & Time: 
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 9:00am to Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 5:00pm

Registration: Friday 15 th August at 8.30am for a 9am start (White Cliffs Community Hall)Western Landcare Forum
Theme:          “Something for Everyone”
Keynote Speakers:      Angus Gidley-Baird (Rabo Bank) • Julie Petty (MLA) • Jen Quely (Landcare NSW) • Cathy Waters/Peter Fleming/Trudie Atkinson (NSW DPI)
Forum Topics:   

  • Focus for Goat Industry (MLA)
  • Stock Health
  • Carbon Sequestration
  • Climate Variability
  • “Crowd Funding” to Finance projects
  • Cultural Heritage on Property
  • Vertebrate Pest behaviour and Biology
  • Improving ground cover
  •  Rangelands Assessment Program (RAP) and whatit can tell us
  • Pasture Condition Assessment and Plant ID.

Forum Dinner:     ‘Cocktail’ - Friday night (no charge). Guest Speaker is Sandra Martin “Communication on the Station”. Entertainment provided.

Concurrent activities:     


  • "Wild, Wacky, Wonderful Women Workshops” with Sandra Martin and Dr Natalie Shepard
  • ‘Tag along’ tour of White Cliffs
  • Native Blende Nursery with garden advice and free tubestock • Massage • Community and Drought Information Resources.

Thursday Dinner:     White Cliffs CWA ($20/children under 10 - no charge) at the Pub. Entertainment provided.
Saturday Breakfast:      Barrier Area Rangecare Group (no charge) at the Hall.
For the kids: Toy Library will be available from late morning on 15 th . SOTA PreSchool Classroom will be held on 15 th at White Cliffs School and SOTA staff will be available for other primary aged children to attend school.

RSVP: Louise Turner by Friday 1st August 2014 - 08 8091 6728 / louise@westernlandcarensw.com.au