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ACT Rural Grants Project

Applications are now open for a new ACT rural grants project that will support ACT rural landholders to adopt innovative sustainable farming practices, improve soil and pasture health, increase groundcover and prepare for drought, Director-General of the Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate, Dorte Ekelund, announced today.

“Over the next three years, the ACT Government will offer a total of $450,000 worth of grants through the ‘ACT Rural Landholders Taking the Next Step’ project,” Ms Ekelund said.

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Parkcarers of Southern Murrumbidgee - March activity

Meet: Point Hut Crossing carpark at 9am.

Planned activities: Planting trees and shrubs, doing cut & daub on woody weeds, continuing erosion control work. Stay for a swim afterwards if the weather's warm.

Please wear suitable clothes and sturdy footwear, and bring water. (Perhaps bring a towel and bathers too.)

For more information about the POSM group, see the Parkcarers of Southern Murrumbidgee page.

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Parkcarer's of Southern Murrumbidgee - February activity

Meet: Point Hut Crossing carpark at 9am.

Planned activities: Planting trees and shrubs, doing cut & daub on woody weeds. Stay for a swim afterwards if the weather's warm.

Please wear suitable clothes and sturdy footwear, and bring water. (Perhaps bring a towel and bathers too.)

For more information about the POSM group, see the Parkcarers of Southern Murrumbidgee page.

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Isaacs Ridge Mount Mugga Mugga ParkCare - March activity

Where: Isaacs Ridge. Meet at Chapple Close, Isaacs

What: Woody Weed Removal

Tools: saw, loppers, secateurs (some provided)

Please wear suitable clothing, especially long sleeves, sun hat, sturdy footwear, and strong gardening gloves.

Bring a day pack and do carry water.

For more information about IRMMM, see the Isaacs Ridge Mount Mugga Mugga Parkcare group page.

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Isaacs Ridge Mount Mugga Mugga ParkCare - February activity

Where: Isaacs Ridge. Meet at Chapple Close, Isaacs

What: Woody Weed Removal

Tools: saw, loppers, secateurs (some provided)

Please wear suitable clothing, especially long sleeves, sun hat, sturdy footwear, and strong gardening gloves.

Bring a day pack and do carry water.

For more information about IRMMM, see the Isaacs Ridge Mount Mugga Mugga Parkcare group page.

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Don’t be a Drifter Herbicide use workshop

Interested in learning more about herbicide application?

Are you a landholder in the ACT or in the Googong or Upper Murrumbidgee catchments south of the ACT?

Are you working with herbicides as a Park Carer/landcarer in the ACT or in the Googong or Upper Murrumbidgee catchments south of the ACT? If you fall into any of these categories and want to upgrade your chemical application skills, ensure your machinery is working correctly, enable up to date records and gain accreditation or reaccreditation then read on.

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