These workshops aim to assist all landholders in flood-prone areas to better understand riverine processes and design fences that minimise the risk of damage due to a flood and that are easy to repair and maintain when floodwater recedes, increasing the longevity of the fence.
Julian Martin - Principal Engineer, Water Technology
Herbert Staubmann - Owner & Operator, Habitat Plants
Matt Cook - Owner & Operator, MJ Cook Agricultural Supplies
Jimmy Collinson - Owner & operator, Wildlands (Ross only)
Landholders will also hear about grant funding that is available to improve river health, by restricting stock access to waterways and improving effluent management on dairy farms.
Landholders in the Meander, North and South Esk, Lake River, Brumbys, Macquarie and kanamaluka/Tamar catchments are encouraged to attend.
DATES & VENUE
25 March 2021 - Colynn, 100 Mitchelsons Road, Quamby Bend
26 March 2021 - Chiswick, 10319 Midland Hwy, Ross
27 March 2021 - 78-88 Station Rd West, Norwood (Small Farm Living focus)
9.30 am - 12:30 pm
Monday 22 March 2021
Lunch provided and BYO chair
COVID-19 safe event
This workshop is supported through funding as part of the Tamar Estuary River Health Action Plan, an initiative of the Launceston City Deal - ‘Working together for a healthy estuary’