Byron Shire Council invites you on a farm tour to explore rehydrating landscapes for future water management
This workshop is aimed at new landholders and existing landholders who want to prepare for a changing climate, whilst increasing soil water holding capacity.
Friday 2 September, 2022. 9am to 2 pm.
Outline Of Workshop:
9.00 – 10.00 BVL introduce Conscious Ground management; Acknowledgement of Country by Richard; Introductions over teacoffee; aerial shot of the farm operations; Introduction to Conscious Ground operation and its business arms (greens, fruit, cattle etc);10min video of water management.
10.15 – 11.45 Inspection of rehydrating pastures, detention swales and dam system, “hold and release” philosophy; field discussion
12.00 – 12.30 – lunch by Conscious Ground chef
12.30 – 1.00 Questions and discussion of water management observationslessons and general discussion with Conscious Ground personnel and attendees.
1.00 – 1.45 Inspection of large dam, catchment management, and caterpillar greens facility
2.00 Final questions and take-home messages. Attendees then have the option of a guided walk through the Food Forest, or depart.
This project is presented by Brunswick Valley Landcare through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program Smart Farms Small Grants.
Please book a ticket as numbers are limited. Detailed directions will be given via email after booking. Your $10 includes tea, coffee, on-arrival snack, plus a generous scrumptious lunch from 100% farm produce.