Gain a solid understanding of the holistic nature of our environment. Learn how to make decisions that are simultaneously socially, environmentally and financially sound using the Holistic Framework. Learn how to utilise animals as a positive tool to improve environmental health. Create with a Holistic Context for yourself and your business/family. Create a Holistic Financial […]Find out More
2019 is the 30th anniversary of the ParkCare Initiative. What started as a grass roots community program has stood the test of time and now includes over 20 ParkCare groups and encompasses all volunteering with ACT Parks and Conservation Service. In 2017/18 ParkCare volunteers contributed over 30,000 hours of time to the program. To mark […]Find out More
Pasture legumes such as clovers may look healthy above ground – but are they ‘on the job’ below ground – are they fixing nitrogen? Join ACT NRM and South East Local Lands Services for hands on learning that will include:
• the role of legumes such as sub clover in pasture systems
• legume nodulation
• Influence of soil pH and other soil characteristics on nodulation
• how to identify if your nodules are fit and healthy
• how to improve nodulation and nitrogen fixation.
The 2019 State & Territory Landcare Awards – Nominations OpenFind out More
Landcare ACT will be celebrating 30 years of Landcare at the Open Day for the new Holder Wetland.
Come along to this free community event and enjoy a free BBQ, a wetland walk and talk, frog call demo’s and waterwatch activities for the kids!
ACT Rural Landholders – do you need accreditation or re-accreditation in AQF3 Chemical Accreditation? The ACT Government is supporting ACT landholders to undertake SMARTtrain farm chemical user training leading to AQF3 Chemical Accreditation. The training will be held on Friday 3 May (full day) and Saturday 4 May (morning only) 2019. The training covers the […]Find out More
Greening Australia’s Canberra nursery is looking great with thousands of young plants of all shapes, sizes and colours thriving under a full sun and regular watering. Lots of the pots require some thinning however to ensure that they continue to grow vigorously in time for planting season. Thinning is a fun and social activity, and […]Find out More
The National Farmers Federation biennial National Congress returns this year under the theme Diversify. An exciting lineup of global speakers will share their insights on how diverse thinking can shape the farm sector’s future in a range of areas, including: our people; our farms; and our global markets. Visit the Congress website for full program detailsFind out More
Erosion is a problem that many farmers face on their farms, this workshop is about empowering farmers and land managers to find solutions to erosion in your landscape. Participants will have the opportunity to learn techniques for managing erosion including practical low cost methods utilising materials from on site and tips for revegetating. Be prepared […]Find out More