Wimmera Biodiversity Seminar

Victoria Nature Festival

This year we are focusing on one of the most important actors in preservation and restoration of biodiversity in our region – our farmers.

A close up of gumtree leaves. There are two people out of focus walking along a trail.
23 Sep to 23 Sep
01:00 am
1.5 hours

This year the 24th Annual Wimmera Biodiversity Seminar is focusing on farming and biodiversity, with a range of speakers to enjoy live online.

Event 1 is on 16 September 2021 from 11:00am – 12:30pm

Session 1 Karen O’Keefe and Bronwyn Bant discuss tailoring natural resource management programs to reach new participants, including rural women, who are influential decision-makers on farms.   

Session 2 presented by Tammy Jonas from the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance, a farmer-led organisation made up of organisations and individuals working together towards a world in which people can collectively create, manage and choose their food system. 

Event 2 is on 23 September 2021 from 11:00am – 12:30pm

Session 1 is presented by Barengi Gadjin Land Council and Dja Dja Warrung people discussing the Kangaroo Grass Pilot project in central and central-west Victoria. 

Session 2 is presented by Colin Seis focusing on profitable regenerative agriculture. 

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