Events Archives - Rivers of Carbon

  • Film Launch Recap: Buffers, Sponges & Moderators

    “Buffers, sponges and moderators?” I am often greeted with a puzzled look when anyone hears the name of our new film ‘Buffers, sponges and moderators’, but after our launch last week, I am sure any confusion will be cleared up as people learn all about the buffering, sponging and moderating functions wetlands and swampy meadows […]

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  • Event Recap – Burra Erosion Community Conversation

    It was a wild, windy and wet morning as I drove out to Burra, just on the outskirts of Queanbeyan and Canberra, to setup for our Erosion Community Conversation. When I arrived at the Burra Community Association Hall I was greeted by Janelle from the Molonglo Catchment Group saying “we’ve got no power”. I am […]

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  • Buffers, Sponges & Moderators – a film about managing swampy meadows and wetlands

    Rivers of Carbon and South East Local Land Services would like to invite you to the launch of ‘Buffers, Sponges & Moderators: Managing swampy meadows, wetlands and chain of ponds’. Join us for an afternoon screening of the film with scones and tea provided.  You will also hear from and meet the cast! Event details: […]

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  • Aboriginal Cultural Land Management and Sustainable and Productive Rural Practice for the 21st Century

    An early evening conversation with Bill Gammage and Bruce Pascoe Facilitated by Peter Bridgewater (Chair Landcare ACT) and Ngunawal Elder Wally Bell You are invited to join Bruce, Bill, Peter and Wally in conversation on 9th May 2018, 5 – 7 pm (drinks and nibbles from 4.30pm) Where: Building 1 Room A21, University of Canberra. […]

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  • Event Recap: Feeling Fishy at the Yass Gorge

    We were fortunate to have a stunning day for our Rivers of Carbon Feeling Fishy event in Yass. Local Ngunawal Elder Wally Bell welcomed us to country and talked about our shared responsibility to care and respect the Yass Gorge and the many wonderful plants and animals it has within it. Aaron Chatfield from Greening […]

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  • Rivers of Carbon – Burra Erosion Community Conversation

    When: Saturday, 12th May at 10:00am – 3:00pm Where: Burra Community Association Hall, 1 Lagoon Street (off Burra Road), Burra NSW 2620 Come and join us for a morning of conversation about managing erosion in the Burra region with a special guest, Wayne Cook. Wayne is a soil scientist specialising in Hydrogeological Landscape Mapping, and […]

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  • Rivers of Carbon Feeling Fishy Field Day – Yass Gorge 7th April 2018

    If you are in and around Yass on the 7th of April come and join the Rivers of Carbon team for a great day in Yass Gorge exploring native fish, bush tucker, indigenous river stories, Yass Gorge rehabilitation, and of course some cooked carp with our culinary giant Luke Pearce! We will have Waterwatch, Landcare, […]

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  • Succession, Transition and Communication: Women in Grazing Initiative

    Succession and transition of an agribusiness has been identified by many research groups, banks and government bodies as being one of the major risks to Australian agriculture. This event aims to look at how agribusinesses can consider the situation and help all family members on this journey. This event is presented by South East Local […]

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  • National Carp Control Plan Community Consultation

    Residents are invited to attend a community briefing session hosted by South East Local Land Services and the National Carp Control Plan. The National Carp Control Plan (NCCP) is exploring the possible release of the carp virus, Cyprinid herpesvirus 3, as a biocontrol agent, to reduce the prevalence of carp in our waterways. This workshop […]

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  • Willows, weeds and waterways – Field Day 28th October, Bredbo, New South Wales

    Keeping our waterways free of weeds along with protecting and enhancing vegetation all helps promote a landscape that is healthy, diverse and resilient. The use of herbicides around waterways and other sensitive areas requires extra care and planning in order to achieve a good outcome. Landholders are invited to come along to a field day […]

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