Greening Australia Nursery Volunteering

9 February 2019 - 9 February 2019

Grenning Australia, Kubura Place, Aranda

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 […]

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National Farmers Federation National Congress 2018

17 October 2018 - 18 October 2018


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 details

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Healing the land – techniques for managing erosion

13 October 2018 - 13 October 2018

Bungendore, NSW 2621

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 […]

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Calf Marking and Cattle Health Workshop

22 September 2018 - 22 September 2018

Majors Creek, NSW

With Spring just around the corner, now is the perfect time to learn about calf marking, weaning and care of cattle in general.

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Black Mountain Symposium

24 August 2018 - 25 August 2018 | from 9.30 am both days

Black Mountain Nature Reserve and CSIRO Discovery Centre

Themed walks in Black Mountain Nature Reserve. Natural environment themes. Diversity and ecology of plants, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, and fire ecology.
ACT Minister for Environment and Heritage.

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How to feed the world without costing the earth

2 August 2018 - 2 August 2018

Fenner Seminar Room

Globally, agriculture is the greatest threat to biodiversity and a major contributor to anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. How we choose to deal with rising human food demand will to a large degree determine the state of biodiversity and the wider environment in the 21st century. This talk focuses on two contrasting supply-side approaches to this […]

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Community Engagement: creating a formula for success

21 July 2018 - 21 July 2018 | from 9.30 am to 3.15 pm


Learn to develop and promote your messages more clearly, present those messages successfully through the media, win over greater community support, open up financial pockets to support conservation, develop the skills of members and recruit new members who might share in the running of their organisation.

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ACT Woodlands Forum 2018

27 June 2018 - 28 June 2018 | from 6.30 pm and 4.30 pm

Ann Harding Centre, University of Canberra

The ACT Woodlands Forum will bring together, scientists, researchers, practitioners and community groups to share knowledge and learnings about woodlands and woodland species in our region. The ACT Government would like to invite you to register your interest for either a poster presentation or a five minute speed presentation (or both).

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Results of  Legume (clover) and soil testing project

25 May 2018 - 25 May 2018 | from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm

Tharwa Hall, North Street, Tharwa

Join Dr Susan Orgill and Dr Belinda Hackney from the Department of Primary Industry for a half day workshop on the ACT Legume (clover) and soil sampling project. Soil and clover samples were tested from 17 ACT farms in September-November 2017. Come and hear the results of the testing program.

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Cultural Burning: evolving with community and country

10 May 2018 - 12 May 2018 | from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

Ann Harding Centre, University of Canberra

Hear from First Nations people and professionals speaking about their work in fire to care for Country. This three day event showcases speakers, panel discussions, a field trip and workshops to share and exchange knowledge of cultural ecological practices in different land tenures across south eastern Australia.

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