Direct Seeding Field Day at the Euroa Arboretum,
To find the Euroa Arboretum, exit the Hume Freeway on the
Melbourne side of Euroa and head into Euroa.
We are the first gateway on the right after you come down off the ramp.
(CFA Map Region 22: Map 328 ref: 295, 705)
76 Hume Hwy
The latest thinking on issues surrounding direct-seeding for revegetation,
demonstrations of equipment by leading practitioners,
displays, information, and contacts.
9.30 am Friday April 27th at the Euroa Arboretum, Hume Hwy, Euroa.
9.30am Registration, tea and coffee
JIM BEGLEY (DPI)
The role of direct-seeding in revegetation.
DOUG ROBINSON (Trust for Nature)
Decision-making for revegetation projects
IAN DAVIDSON (Regeneration Solutions)
Re-establishing grassy groundcover
PAUL GIBSON-ROY (Greening Australia, University of Melbourne)
1.30pm Split into four groups to attend four half hour presentations:
1. Seed collection techniques and how seed banks work
MARK UREN (contract seed-collector),
LIZ EVANS (Goulburn-Broken Indigenous Seedbank)
2. Seed production methods
TAMMY MUIR (seed producer),
SALLY MANN (Euroa Arboretum),
JIM BEGLEY (DPI)
3. Direct-seeding of trees and shrubs
JANET HAGEN and DAVE MILLSOM (direct-seeding contractors)
4. Direct-seeding of grassy groundcover
CHRIS FINDLAY (Floravic)
3.45pm Question time, summary, thanks
Lunch and refreshments provided.
RSVP by 23rd April for catering purposes:
Jim Begley 5761 1574 or Sally Mann 0429 127 399
Kindly supported by;
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority
Natural Heritage Trust
Hughes Creek Catchment Collaborative
Goulburn-Broken Indigenous Seedbank
Department of Primary Industry
Trust for Nature
Old Flour Mill Gallery
Brady and Kibble