An Australian Government initiative working closely with local Landcare groups and land managers to build capacity and skills in sustainable agriculture. Peter Clifton2015 to 2018Regional NRM and Landcare groups, community groups, grower groups, industry bodies and farmers 37 events 2122 people engaged 58 groups supported 32 farmers supported
Tag Archive for: Sustainable Agriculture
A state-wide project designed to increase knowledge and understanding of carbon farming risks and opportunities. Wendy Wilkins2012 to 2016Department of Agriculture and Food, Regional NRM organisations, Royalties for Regions 1106 DAFWA fact sheets disseminated Two workshops Four field days Three demonstration sites established
Aims to develop and promote sustainable practices that maintain or improve natural resource condition, environmental quality and farm productivity. Danielle Short, Wendy Wilkins & Peter Clifton2015 to 2018Landcare groups, grower groups, farmers, farm advisors, research organisations and industry bodies. 54 farm entities trialling practices 32 events 782 people engaged
While no farmer likes to see their land degraded, the cost of revegetating can sometimes outweigh productivity benefits. But a new project launched by the South West Catchments Council (SWCC) is aiming to tilt the cost/benefit ratio in the farmer’s favour. SWCC program manager Dr Mike Christensen said the...
Join the Lower Blackwood Catchment LCDC for a great chance to see some summer/autumn feed gap fodder varieties in action! This Talkin’’ After Hours session is jointly hosted with the Lower South West Growers Group. This time we’ll be out and about in the field to check out the first...
Soil is the lifeblood of agriculture and is fundamental to our survival. Healthy soils are essential for healthy plant growth, food production for human nutrition and ecosystem services such as clean water and air. Healthy soils help to regulate the Earth’s climate and store more carbon than all of...
The Australian Government’s much-anticipated Carbon + Biodiversity Pilot launched on 12 April, allowing farmers in South West WA to be paid for planting biodiverse native trees on their land for the first time. The $23.5 million Pilot, developed by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment and the...
Green Jobs a Winner for Local Wildlife! 13 April, 2021
A new project aiming to employ and train local peo...
Double benefits for South West farmers planting native trees 12 April, 2021
The Australian Government’s much-anticipated Car...
Managing non-wetting soils in South West WA 19 March, 2021
With an estimated ten million hectares of s...
- Aboriginal Consultation and Engagement: Guidelines for Environmental Management Practitioners in the South West
- Community Engagement and Communications Strategy: January 2016 to January 2018
- Biodiversity Refugia and Linkages 2015 - 2018 Fact Sheet
- A river flows through it
- Carbon Farming Awareness 2012 - 2016 Fact Sheet
- Feral Pig Control 2012 - 2016 Fact Sheet
- Regional Landcare Facilitator 2015 - 2018 Fact Sheet
- Ruabon-Tutunup Corridor 2011 - 2018 Fact Sheet
- 2016 South West Celebration Evaluation Report
- 2015 South West Celebration Evaluation Report