Chough Chat March 29th 2021

Welcome to the news and events updated on March 29th 2021. As we return to more face to face events, please remember to stay at home if you are unwell or have been in a Covid-19 hotspot. Thank you.

Erosion control in the Mt Camel Range using native vegetation 

On Thursday 1st April at Toolleen from 1pm-2pm there will be a presentation from Colin Neate, oner of a vineyard, on using native vegetationto manage erosion and to create habitat for birds of prey.

Register here  or contact Karen Brisbane from GB CMA for more details or 0409 955 369

Attract insects and predator birds to your farm

On Thursday 1st April from 10am-12.30pm in Cornella, Carl Brown is opening up his property to demonstrate how he is trying to increase beneficial insects at his farm by providing habitat.

Register here or contact Karen Brisbane from GB CMA for more details or 0409 955 369

Smarter, safer farms

The Farm Safety Rebate Scheme is avialble through Agriculture Victoria. Up to $5,000 is available for investment in infrastructure and equipment to keep you, your workers, visitors and family safe.

Read more here

2021 Victorian Junior Landcare & Biodiversity Grant NOW OPEN

Funding up to $5000 is available for environmental projects that connect young Victorians with the natural environment. They can be either an education based grant or an on-ground based grant. For all schools, kndergartens, childcare centres, scouts, guides, youth groups and Junior Landcare groups etc. Closes Friday 30 April.

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Hillslope erosion farm walk Strath Creek

On Thursday 29th April 2021 from 9am-12pm, Kerri Goshnick from Ag Vic will be facilitating a discussion on: techniques for managing gullies; options for managing steep hills and more.

Register here or contact Rhiannon Sanford from GB CMA on 

Murray-Darling Healthy Rivers Program - Small Grants

The Australian Government is inviting applications between $5000-$50,000 to support community projects that improve the health & ecological condition of rivers and wetlands in the Murray-Darling Basin. Applications close on 31st March 202 1.

Apply here 

Up to $20,000 for producer groups to boost on-farm technology adoption

Agrifutres are offering applications for an exciting Producer Technology Uptake Program. They will work with producer groups, servincing farmers, fishers and foresters to deliver a practical program to increase producer confidence, know-how and ambition to adopt technology in their business. Applications close don 22nd April.

Apply here 

Accounting for Natural Capital on Farms

On Wednesday 31st March 10am-12pm, there will be an online webinar on methods for assessing native vegetation and soils on farms. These can be turned into accounting terms which may attract furture opportunities for incentive and trading schemes.

Register here 

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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