Landcare Snapshot 8 September 2016

Below is the weekly update covering landcare activities, upcoming events and funding presented on Landcare’s weekly segment with Anne Delaney on Riverina ABC Breakfast Radio live from ~6.40am on Thursday mornings.

Expression of Interest for Spring Silverleaf Nightshade Workshops Any farmer/landcare groups that are interested in learning more about quality management techniques for tackling silverleaf nightshade in their area? The silverleaf nightshade team offer half day on-farm workshops that feature up to date research on management of this common summer growing weed as well as answering questions from participants about the best control options for the local area.   The results from 366 on-farm trials established across Vic, NSW, SA & WA can also be presented. More information can be found here: http://silverleafnightshade.org.au/

To register your interest please contact Karen Herbert on 0438 297 319 or kherbert@mli.org.au

Groundbreaking research into keeping cow urine out of waterways. Read more here: http://www.abc.net.au/…/researcher-finds-way-keep-c…/7747554

How echidnas survive brushfires Not just the fires, but the aftermath when there is little to no food and sometimes a limited amount of breathable air. http://phys.org/news/2016-04-echidnas-survive.html#jCp

For people reading this for the first time……. welcome. Landcare interest and activity in the Riverina is building momentum and as such, we continue to expand our list of Landcare contacts. This not only includes Landcare groups in the Riverina but the many other stakeholders and individuals who contribute in a variety of ways. If you would like to receive these snapshots as a weekly email, please contact Bindi at rlf@mli.org.au

Please forward to your groups and networks. Importantly, keep sending in your events to plug on the radio and with our weekly updates. And, importantly let us know how your event went.

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