Landcare Victoria Inc is delighted to invite you to our LVI Forum in October, hosted by the West Gippsland Landcare Networks and their Partners.
REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! Click RSVP link above!
Note - Separate RSVPs for linked events are essential, see event flyers below for further details.
Landcarers can be found in all forms and in all communities. This state-wide Landcare Victoria Inc. Forum will highlight the “People, Produce and Partnerships” that make for vibrant communities. The Trafalgar based event promises to be a full weekend of inspiring presentations and farm/site visits that showcase the diversity and passion of local producers, consumers and communities across the West Gippsland area.
All landcare members, volunteer, professionals and partners welcome!
Join the discussion via the Landcare Victoria Inc. Facebook Page!
Full program agenda & linked event details available via the event flyers below.
Friday 25th October
Landcare professionals gather before Forum proceedings open
5.00pm registration kicks off at the Summit!!
6.00 - Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony
6.15 - BBQ dinner – sponsored by WGCMA
7.30 - Screening of movie 2040 Panel to follow movie - 'what does your 2040 look like?'
Saturday 26th October
LVI Members Council meet before Forum proceedings open
9am registration at the Summit
Morning – Local Group Presentations
Afternoon - Field Trips Niels Olsen, inventor of the Soilkee Renovator. The Olsen family are the first farmers in the world to be paid for soil carbon through a govt regulated system.
Clinton Tepper – Multi Story farming. Clinton is a forester and a farmer. 2½ years ago Clinton set up a demonstration plot and planted 3 species of trees for high value agroforestry. However, the plot was designed to allow the continued use of the planted area for crops and livestock for multiple benefits.
Evening - Forum Dinner followed by Guest Speaker Steve Ronalds (Gippsland Jersey) 9.30pm finish
Sunday 27th October
8.30am Wrap up over breakfast including outcomes and members' forum. 9.30 am Local Group Presentations
Showcase events across the area – Enjoy some of the delights of our region with a leisurely return home full of ideas and enthusiasm.
Event files and flyers
- Landcare Victoria Inc. Gippsland Forum: People, Produce and Partnership Event Flyer
- Agroforestry in Southern Gippsland - A Real Adaptation Strategy in a Changing Climate_Linked Event Flyer
- Biosecurity in a Changing Climate Field Day_Linked Event Flyer
- Screening of Film 2040_Flyer
- Landcare Victoria Inc. Gippsland Forum Agenda_as at 22.10.2019
- Presentation Slides