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Carbon Farming workshop - Yass

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14 Jun 2012 - 6:30pm

Murrumbidgee Landcare, together with NSW Farmers, are presenting a free workshop on carbon farming for land managers. Come along to learn what carbon farming is all about, and what opportunities are available for land managers! The workshop will feature information sessions from experts in the field, along with a discussion session for all your questions to be answered.

The workshop will feature:

  • David Eyre (General Manager of Research and Development, NSW Farmers) talking about how carbon farming works, practical steps for getting involved and agronomic considerations

  • Michael Rooney (Greening Australia) talking about vegetation-based carbon schemes, with practical examples

  • Gus Sharpe (President of Yass Area Network of Landcare Groups, and Director of Carbon Innovation) presenting on the opportunities for farmers under the CFI.

The workshop will be held at the Yass Soldiers Club (86 Meehan Street Yass) on Thursday 14th June, from 6.30 to 8.30 pm.

For catering purposes, please RSVP by Friday 8th June to David Banham (NSW Farmers): (02) 82 511 847, or banhamd@nswfarmers.org.au.

For further information, please contact Nicole Maher (Murrumbidgee Landcare): 0487 953 776, or nmaher@murrumbidgeelandcare.asn.au

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