Field trips

Greening Australia and UMCCC WOPR Field Trip to Weilora Homestead

Greening Australia Capital Region and UMCCC invite you to experience Whole of Paddock Rehabilitation (WOPR). Come and see how native trees and shrubs can be integrated into grazing paddocks to improve both production and conservation. RSVP by 7 October 2011 essential. Morning Tea and Lunch will be provded.

UMCCC Members with 4WD vehicles are asked to contact Pauline Carder. UMCCC will coordinate carpooling from GA in Aranda. Costs can be reimbursed.

For more information and to register, see the attached flyer.

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World Environment Day 2010 - Walk, Talk & Tea

Celebrate World Environment Day with a walk and learn how the Mount Ainslie Weeders, the Friends of Mount Majura, and the Watson Woodland Group are enhancing the bush environment in three separate areas. Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea and listen to an informative presentation from Dr. Phil Gibbons of the ANU Fenner School of the Environment, who will talk about habitat trees in the area.

Meet at 1pm and choose between the following walks:

Mt Ainslie park entrance gate Phillip Avenue / Kellaway Street and view the revegetation work on the old Ainslie tip.

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MGCMN field day - managing weeds in native grasslands

Ever wondered how to selectively remove perennial weeds from among the rich diversity of a complex native grassland ?

This field day, organised by the Monaro Grassland Conservation Management Network, will allow exploration and discussion of the variety of methods and concepts involved in understanding how to manipulate grassland composition to favour native plants over weed species.

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