Chough Chat February 18th 2022

Welcome to the news and events updated on February 18th 2022. We look forward to seeing you at the host of events online. Please check with organisers with face to face events prior to attending due to the changing restrictions in Victoria.

Regen Dairy Forum 2022

From 21st Feb - 8th March, there are a series of presentations online by David Hardwick. Are looking to REBOOT your Dairy Farm or looking to learn from dairy farmers who are already successfully making changes? Focus will be on: Making a profit, Pasture based dairying, Soil pasture animal and human health.

Contact David Hardwick for further information.


Managing Wetlands in Times of Uncertainty

On Tuesday 1st-2nd March, Winton Wetlands are hosting the next Science Forum, bringing together leadering experts in wetlands ecologyand management. The three sessions will be Rewilding of Iconic Species, Communities of Practice for Restoration, Grassland Management. Cost to attend.

Please click here for registration and further information.


ABARES online conference

The Australian Government is supporting the ABARES Outlook for 2022 conference titled "Growing Agriculture through innovation and sustainability" on March 1st - March 4th. Sessions include Global and national context; drought resilient farms; benefits of water trade in the Basin and how markets could be improved; Trading in a greener environment; Future food - what it means for Australia; Agricultures new workforce.  For more information and to register Click here.

Regenerative Grazing Workshop

On Monday 7th - Wednesday 9th March in Alexandra, Upper Goulburn Landcare Network are joined by Graeme Hand, Holistic Land Management educator for a 3 day workshop covering all aspects of regenerative grazing practices. COST: $250 per person.

For further information and registration contact Cat on  or 0418 655 474

Master TreeGrowers Course

Starting on Saturday March 12th-13th, Home Creek Spring Creek Landcare Group and the Murrindindi Climate Network are hosting an 8 day Master TreeGrowers course with Rowan Reid. Dates of the course are: March 12, 13, 20, 26, April 2, 10, May 7, 8.

Cost: $250 (inc gst) per person which is a subsidised by the Australian Government, National Landcare Program.

For further information and registration of interest, please contact by Feb 25th. 

2022 Environmental Biosecurity Webinar Series

Registration is open for the 2022 Environmental Biosecurity Webinar Series - 'Prevent. Detect. Respond. Protect.' This 6-part series will explore a range of case studies, policies and research from across the biosecurity system. Each webinar will be 90mins with 30 mins of question time.

  • Webinar 1 Thursday 31 March, 12.30-14.00
  • Webinar 2 Thursday 12 March 12.30-14.00


Carbon + Biodiversity Project stories

If you are interested in the Carbon + Biodiversity pilot program within the Goulburn Broken region, this link highlights the stories of two farmers who are involved.

This project closes on 3rd March 2022, contact Kerstie Lee 0437 310 840 or for further information.

Please click here for the link to the video on Facebook.

The Goulburn Broken CMA acknowledges and respects First Nations people and the deep connection they have with their land and waters.

We acknowledge the Yorta Yorta and Taungurung people and their ancestors/forbears as Traditional Owners of the land and waters in the Goulburn Broken Catchment (and beyond). We value our ongoing partnerships with Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation and Taungurung Land and Waters Council for the health of Country and its people.

We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and acknowledge and recognise the primacy of Traditional Owners obligations, rights and responsibilities to use and care for their traditional lands and waters.

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