If you have an interest in native grasses, this is a Field Day not to be missed. Content will include native grass identification & management, fire trials film and results to date and a presentation on Traditional Ecological Knowledge.
Guest Speakers & Program:
Dr Meredith Mitchell - Native Grasses Expert
- Meredith will provide tips on Native Grass Identification & Grazing Management
Paul Foreman - Fire Trials Project Ecologist
- Paul will present the results of our fire trial results. The trials have investigated the use of fire and Traditional Ecological Knowledge as a tool to manage native grasses
Bruce Pascoe - Author of "Dark Emu - Black Seeds: Aboriginal Agriculture or Accident?"
- Bruce will present his research which demonstrates that aboriginal people actively managed the land prior to white settlement.
We will also premier our project film documenting the benefits of native pastures and the fire trials research
There will also be a range of resources on native grass identification and grazing management.
Meet at property of Greg Hayes - Murray Rd. Talgarno at 10.00am
Coming from Bethanga the property is1.5 km from Talgarno Hall on the left hand side. Look out for Landcare signs.
We will have lunch at the Talgarno Hall.
For catering purposes - please RSVP to Belinda by Wednesday 14th January with any dietary requirements.
Please wear hat/sunscreen and closed shoes.
This event is brought to you by the Australian Government.