Free Agroforestry Workshops – As part of the Smart Farms Towamba project (hosted by Far South Coast Landcare Assoc), a series of free workshops are being run to help you plan a successional agroforestry plot.
If you’re keen to establish a timber block, provide livestock with forage, shade & shelter, and improve local biodiversity that will bring you financial benefits in the future then these workshops are for you.
With special guests Rob de Fegely and Rowan Reid – All workshops held at Towamba Hall with lunch provided.
Saturday 13th May – PLANNING, 9.30-midday followed by lunch
- Reasons to plant an agroforestry plot
- Site & species selection
- Planting planning
1-2pm Optional field trip to project planting near Towamba
Saturday 27th May – PREP & PLANTING, 9.30am-midday followed by lunch
- Planting methodology
- Guest Speaker – Rob de Fegely (South East Forestry Hub)
- Feedback on plant selections
Saturday 10th June – MAINTENANCE, HARVEST, SALE/USE, 9.30am-midday followed by lunch
*** Presented by Rowan Reid, expert agroforester and author of Heartwood, The art and science of growing trees for conservation and profit.
- Native forest management
- Feedback on planting plans
Places are still available, to book your place or get more info contact Lisa Chin on 0438 198 785 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This project is supported by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program