Proceedings of the 14th Annual Forum
Proceedings of the 14th Murrumbidgee Landcare Annual Forum, in collaboration with the Kyeamba Valley Landcare Group.
26th - 27th October 2011
Ladysmith Hall - 26th October 2011
Field Trip, farm walks From Ladysmith Hall by bus to Jim and Helen Dumaresq’s farm at Ladysmith, then on to Andrew Dumaresq’s place, to view work done over the past 25 years in groundwater management and salinity control.
Peter Lawson, Chair, Kyeamba Valley Landcare Group & Professor Ted Wolfe, Chair, Murrumbidgee Landcare Inc
Chair: Hazel McInerney - 3D-Ag Pty Ltd
Jim Dumaresq - local farmer
Syd Clarke - local farmer
Greg Summerell and Tony Bernardi – Office of Environment and Heritage
Chair: John Friend - DPI Carbon Specialist
Mark Conyers - DPI Research Scientist in plant nutrition and soil management.
Keynote: Terry McCosker - Principal, Resource Consulting Services, pioneer in Carbon Trading.
Gus Sharpe - President Yass Area Network of Landcare Groups, MD Carbon Innovation Pty Ltd.
Guest speaker: Professor Stuart Hill
The evening was hosted by Riverina Bluebell and Kyeamba Vally Landcare Group. Welcome by Peter Lawson, Chair, Kyeamba Valley Landcare Group. Guest speaker introduced by Chris Willow, founding member and deputy Chair of Riverina Bluebell.
Ladysmith Hall - 27th October 2011
Chair: Pat Murray
Tony McLeish - Co-ordinator, Conservation Management Network.
Jacinta Christie - DPI Project Officer, Cross Property Project
Peter Lawson - farmer, Chair Kyeamba Valley Landcare Group
Chair: Professor Stuart Hill
John Friend - DPI NRM
Danny Flanery – farmer, winner Primary Producer, NSW Landcare Awards 2011
Graham Hand - CEO Stipa, Holistic Management Educator, farmer
John Francis – Acting CEO of Murrumbidgee CMA
Chair: Peter Cregan
Jeff Hoffman - farmer from Lockhart
Facilitator: Professor Stuart Hill