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Wimmera CMA

Street Address:
24 Darlot Street, Horsham, 3400
(enter via Gleed St)

Postal Address:
PO Box 479, Horsham, VIC, 3402
Phone: (03) 5382 1544
Fax: (03) 5382 6076
Office Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 - 5:00pm
(excluding Public Holidays and Christmas - New Year Closure.  Office may also be closed for short periods Monday mornings)


Wimmera Biodiversity Seminar

Sep 01, 2021


Theme: Farming and Biodiversity

This year the 23rd Wimmera Biodiversity Seminar will be held over 5 Thursday's  from 2nd to 30th September.

Free online event - Registration via Eventbrite this enables participants to ask questions

Seminars will also be live streamed via the SWIFFT YouTube Channel 

Recordings of each seminar will be available on the 2021 Wimmera Biodiversity Seminar Series - YouTube


Thursday 2 September 11:00am - 12:30pm

Angie Haslem (La Trobe University) - Tracking the recovery of birds following revegetation on farms

Elia Pirtle (Victorian Volcanic Plains Biosphere) - Victorian Volcanic Plains Biosphere Project

View live stream (11:00am - 12:30pm)


Thursday 9 September 

Jim Radford (La Trobe University) - Farm-scale Natural Capital Accounting- what is it and why is it good for farmers?

Danny Pettingill (Loddon Plains Landcare) - Designing resilient and adaptive community-based landscape restoration projects

View live stream (11:00am - 12:30pm)


Thursday 16 September 

Karen O'Keefe & Bronwyn Bant (Corangamite & Wimmera CMAs) - Tailoring NRM programs to reach new participants, including rural women, who are influential decision makers on farms

Tammi Jonas (Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA))  - Farming, First Peoples, and Biodiversity: Farming in Common with Nature 

View live stream (11:00am - 12:30pm)


Thursday 23 September 

La Vergne Lehmann (Barengi Gadjin Land Council) - Working together- Returning kangaroo grass to the landscape

Colin Seis (Regenerative Pasture Farmer) - Holistic planned grazing & Multi species pasture cropping

View live stream (11:00am - 12:30pm)


Thursday 30 September  

Jess Gardner & Zoe Birnie (Greening Australia) - Factoring Climate Change Into Restoration Works -
Selecting Species From a Climate Adjusted Provenance

View live stream (11:00am - 12:30pm)