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Dairy farmers lead industry outcomes from Climate Futures project

Dairy farmers in north east Victoria are leading an industry response to climate change, identifying changing rainfall patterns; increased temperatures; availability of water; weather extremes; and access to health services as challenges and/or opportunities for the next decade.


Bush for Birds Revegetation Workshop - Saturday, 31 July

The Bush for Birds Revegetation Workshop will now be held on Saturday 31 July.

Learn about how to get the most out of your revegetation block.

Program includes topics covering:

  • Planting for conservation of threatened species
  • Planning and preparing a revegetation site
  • Soil augering as an alternative to ripping
  • Revegetation and climate change
  • Practical planting methods - manual and mechanical

Registration details to follow.


Partnership to benefit native fish in Ovens River

Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) and the North East Catchment Management Authority (CMA) have partnered to deliver a $2.5 million project to construct a rock ramp fishway on the Ovens River, at the Tea Garden Weir, near Everton.


Saving Victoria's most threatened birds

Trust for Nature and the North East Catchment Management Authority (CMA) have announced recipients of the second round of environmental grants through the Bush for Birds project.

Bush for Birds is funded by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program and aims to protect, manage, and increase habitat on private land for the critically endangered Regent Honeyeater and Swift Parrot.


North East farmers on ABC TV on Tuesday 15 June

North East Victoria dairy farmers Stuart Crosthwaite, Teresa Hicks and Scott McKillop; winemakers Fred Pizzini and Lachlan Campbell; and pasta maker Silvana Micheli, all feature in #FightbackFarmers on ABC TV + iview on Tuesday, 15 June at 9.30pm, a new documentary showing why co-operative farming is the best solution for modern agriculture and its communities. Great work by all involved.

For more go to www.coopfarming.coop/fightback-farmers

Australian Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Mountain Milk Co-Operative

TAFCO Rural Supplies

#StartingFarmCooperativesProgram


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