BCCA & the Sustainable Practices program presents:

Valuing the back paddock…      

a soils & forestry workshop

Guest Speakers:

Mark Sugars, Senior Natural Resource Officer, DERM will discuss the importance of understanding your soil’s capabilities and limitations for a sustainable grazing enterprise.

Bill  Schulke, Extension Officer, PFSQ will share his knowledge of the tree/grass balance and show you how to assess the value or your ‘back country’ for grazing and timber production.

                When:   Wednesday 14 September 2011, 8:30am – 3:00pm
                Where: 111 Slab Creek Road, Binjour
                Cost:      Free
                RSVP:    9 September on (07) 41663898
               (bring hat and chair – there will be field demonstrations)

 

As part of the Sustainable Practices project,  participants of the workshop have the opportunity to apply for cash incentives up to $3,000  to implement improved soil management practices identified at the workshop. 

The workshop is part of the Sustainable Practices project, an initiative of the Burnett Mary Regional Group funded through the Australian Governments Caring for our Country program.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE!

For more information please call BCCA on (07) 4166 3898 or admin@burnettcatchment.org

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