Jewels in the landscape: managing significant native vegetation remnants - Moree

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20 Nov 2012 - 8:30am

This two day workshop, run by the Australian Network for Plant Conservation, will provide participants with the skills required to plan, implement and monitor a project to manage and restore grassy woodland remnants.  

Learning will be through a combination of theory presentations and field-based activities. The workshop has a particular emphasis on managing grassy woodland remnants but is relevant to the management of other vegetation types.
Topics covered include:
  • ecology of grassy woodlands 
  • weeds and weed management in grassy woodlands 
  • grassy woodland restoration 
  • grazing for biodiversity 
  • planning a management and restoration project 
  • flora identification skills 
  • identifying the natural values of a site and its threats 
  • identifying vegetation community type 
  • vegetation monitoring techniques  
  • where to get help including an overview of funding opportunities