eNews # 33

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Hello Visitor,

In this edition, upcoming webinars, news and some new funding opportunities!

Webinars & Events

Making Use of Short-Term Business Resilience Opportunities

19 May 2020 , 01:00 PM until 02:00 PM

Making Use of Short-Term Business Resilience Opportunities – Cashflow, Feed/Sell/Agist, Market Scenarios and Season Forecast

The Role & Opportunities of Tourism in a Post-Covid World

19 May 2020 , 10:00 AM

The role and opportunities of tourism in a post Covid World with Peter Kenyon from BOI & Mark Evans Paronella Park

Farm Business Reboot #1: Introduction & Values

21 May 2020 , 01:00 PM until 02:00 PM

Are you interested in ensuring the success of your farm business? Would you like access to tools and templates that will allow you to manage challenges effectively? Do you enjoy sharing ideas with like-minded people?

The Emergency Ground Water Supply Network Guyra

21 May 2020 , 11:30 AM until 01:00 PM or 

What’s possible when we work together to achieve improved water security for us all?

The Emergency Ground Water Supply Network Guyra

25 May 2020 , 06:00 PM until 07:30 PM

What’s possible when we work together to achieve improved water security for us all?

Forecasting Australia's Livestock Future

Webinar LLS Forecasting Livestock Future

News

Agroforestry Infographics

Want some great infographics on agroforestry? The following infographics were developed by the Savanna Institute in the US, but the principles are relevant world wide.

  • Alley Cropping - the cultivation of crops in the alleys between regularly spaced rows of trees and shrubs
  • Forest Farming - the cultivation of specialty crops under existing forest canopies.
  • Riparian Buffers - strips of vegetation alongside a stream, lake or wetland.
  • Silvopasture - the intentional integration of trees, pasture and livestock managed as a single system.
  • Wind Breaks - strips of trees and shrubs designed to enhance crop or livestock production while providing conservation benefits.

Click here to download any of these resources.

Open: Northern Tablelands TSR Management Agreement Permits

Tenders are now open for Management Agreement (MA) Permits in the Northern Tablelands region. You can submit your tender through the online enquiry form here. Alternatively, if you require a hard copy of the application form, you can download a PDF version here. Applications close on Friday June 5 at 4.30 pm. Enquiries should be directed to Ross Fuller, Travelling Stock Reserve Team Leader 1300 795 299.

 

Funding & Grants

Local Land Services Public Land Boundary Fencing Program

Private landholders who share a boundary with public land and were impacted by the Northern and Southern fires of late 2019 and early 2020 are eligible to receive up to $5,000 per kilometre to contribute to the replacement of damaged boundary fences.

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NSW Community Building Partnership Program

Grants between $2500 - $300,000.

Closing date 12 June 2020

The NSW Community Building Partnership program awards grants for community infrastructure projects. The NSW Government is investing in infrastructure projects that deliver positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes, while promoting community participation, inclusion and cohesion. Incorporated not-for-profit community organisations and local councils are eligible to apply. More information at https://www.nsw.gov.au/projects/community-building-partnership

Be Alert: Parthenium Weed Found

Recently Parthenium weed has been found west of the Northern Tablelands on the slopes and plains. Plants were found on a drought feeding station, sourced from millet hay which came from northern Queensland last winter in the middle of the 2019 drought.

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Helplines

Helpline graphic courtesy Glenrac.

The office of Southern New England Landcare is closed until further notice due to COVID-19.

All staff are working from home and we are still available on our regular work days to assist you. Please contact us by leaving a message on the office phone 6772 9123 or by via email on mail@snelandcare.org.au

https://snelandcare.org.aumail@snelandcare.org.au

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