The 24th Annual Wimmera Biodviversity Seminar was held over 5 Thursdays in September 2021.
You can watch the recordings of the presentations based on the theme Farming and Biodiversity below.
Seminar 1: Angie Haslem (La Trobe University) – Tracking the recovery of birds following revegetation on farms and Elia Pirtle (Victorian Volcanic Plains Biosphere) – Victorian Volcanic Plains Biosphere Project
Seminar 2: Jim Radford (La Trobe University) – Farm-scale Natural Capital Accounting- what is it and why is it good for farmers? and Danny Pettingill (Loddon Plains Landcare) – Designing resilient and adaptive community-based landscape restoration projects
Seminar 3: Karen O’Keefe & Bronwyn Bant (Corangamite & Wimmera CMAs) – Tailoring NRM programs to reach new participants, including rural women, who are influential decision makers on farms and Tammi Jonas (Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA)) – Farming, First Peoples, and Biodiversity: Farming in Common with Nature
Seminar 4: La Vergne Lehmann (Barengi Gadjin Land Council) – Working together- Returning kangaroo grass to the landscape and Colin Seis (Regenerative Pasture Farmer) – Holistic planned grazing & Multi species pasture cropping
Seminar 5: Jess Gardner & Zoe Birnie (Greening Australia) – Factoring Climate Change Into Restoration Works – Steven Hobbs, Kaniver Farmer – Biodiversity and Agriculture Growing Undercover