Canberra Holistic Management Course

23 Jan 2020 - 8 May 2020 | Dates Session 1 January 23-24 Session 2 February 20-21 Session 3 April 2-3 Session 4 May 7-8 Days usually run from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm.

Canberra

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 […]

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Celebrate 30 years of Parkcare

9 Nov 2019 - 9 Nov 2019

Yarramundi Cultural Centre

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 […]

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Knowing Your Nodules – ACT workshop

26 Oct 2019 - 26 Oct 2019

Jerrabomberra Wetlands

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.

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Nominations for the 2019 State and Territory Landcare Awards

1 Aug 2019 - 13 Sep 2019

The 2019 State & Territory Landcare Awards – Nominations Open

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30 Years of Landcare at the Holder Wetlands Open Day

11 Aug 2019 - 11 Aug 2019

Holder Wetlands (access from Dixon Drive)

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!

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Spray Safe and Save

3 May 2019 - 4 May 2019 | The training will be held on Friday 3 May (full day) and Saturday 4 May (morning only) 2019.

Function Centre, Lions Youth Haven, Kambah Pool Road, Kambah

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 […]

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Greening Australia Nursery Volunteering

9 Feb 2019 - 9 Feb 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 Oct 2018 - 18 Oct 2018

Canberra

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 Oct 2018 - 13 Oct 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 Sep 2018 - 22 Sep 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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