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Revegetation Workshop – Wonnerup

8 May, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

WHERE: Malbup Bird Hide site, Layman Road, Wonnerup

TIME: 9.30am – 3.30pm

COST: Free with lunch provided!

BRING: Weather-appropriate clothing, enclosed shoes, insect repellent, sunscreen and water

Join three local specialists and gain valuable knowledge, skills and techniques to successfully revegetate native
bushland. Get an insight into the long-term regeneration process by visiting three rehabilitation sites that are at different stages of successful revegetation.

Greg Overton is the Senior Environmental Supervisor of Cristal Mining and has been working in the Environmental Restoration field for over 20 years in the South West. He and his team were awarded the RIAWA Award for Excellence in Revegetation in 2018 for turning a Blue Gum monoculture into a biodiverse wetland in Gwindinup.

Brook Devine is the Managing Director of Cape Life, a South West based environmental services business that specialises in native seed collection, revegetation and rehabilitation, weed control, and environmental reporting and maintenance.

Rod Cary is the Manager of the Geographe Community Landcare Nursery and a former TAFE horticulture lecturer with a vast knowledge about the local flora of the South West.

Topics
• Selecting a site
• Identifying the risks to successful revegetation
• Planning a revegetation program
• Site preparation
• The use of native seed in a revegetation program
• Implementing a revegetation program
• Maintenance of a revegetation program
• Steam weed control demonstration

RSVP: Contact the Busselton Dunsborough Environment Centre on 0407 605 451 or email [email protected] by Friday 3 May 2019.

Places are limited, book early.

This project is supported by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

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8 May, 2019
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9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Verschuer Place
Bunbury, 6230 Australia
Phone:
+61897242400

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