Landcare Victoria Inc. Gippsland Forum: People, Partnerships and Produce 25-27 October 2019



The Summit, Cemetery Road, Trafalgar East VIC


Landcare Victoria Inc.
03 9207 5527

Landcare Victoria Inc is delighted to invite you to our LVI Forum in October, hosted by the West Gippsland Landcare Networks and their Partners.


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?'

10pm finish

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

Our event is here

The Summit, Cemetery Road, Trafalgar East VIC