FIELD DAY: The co-benefits of trees on farms
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Explore the co-benefits of incorporating trees on farms including livestock productivity gains, carbon sequestration, and other environmental services with an on-farm field day at ‘Blackwood’ in the Penshurst/Dunkeld region of SW Victoria.
Hear from guest speakers and visit a example of how trees are being incorporated into a working commercial farming property, Blackwood, operated by the Dunkeld Pastoral Company.
Speakers on the day:
MC – Andrew Stewart, Otway Agroforestry Network
- Kai Dailey, Dunkeld conservation manager: Dunkeld planting program objectives and planning
- Rachelle Meyer, University of Melbourne researcher: Livestock productivity and carbon sequestration
- Lachlan Farrington, Nature Glenelg Trust Ecologist: Ecosystem services and associated on-farm benefits
RSVPs for the day are required for catering by May 7.
To register for the event, go to EVENTBRITE