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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 was held over 5 Thursday's  from 2nd to 30th September.

Recordings of each seminar are 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.


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.


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.


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


Thursday 30 September  

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