june, 2019

29jun10:00 am1:30 pmWhat can dung beetles do for you?Workshop and farm walk

Event Details

You are invited to participate in a workshop and farm walk where you will get to meet John Feehan. John is a world renowned dung beetle expert and former head of CSIRO’s dung beetle project.

Learn about how dung beetles can make soil healthier and more productive, including interrupting parasite life cycles, aerating soil, cleaning paddocks and reducing fertilizer requirements.

Find out how to look after beetles on your property, including best practice management of pesticides and herbicides.

Visit a farm in the hills south of Loch and watch the release of a winter active colony of dung beetles.

Bookings are essential by Monday 24 of June via the following link: https://whatcandungbeetlesdoforyou.eventbrite.com.au

Lunch will be provided.

 

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Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Location

Kernot Community Centre

1060 Loch-Kernot Road, Kernot

Organizer

Cassie Wrightcassiew@wgcma.vic.gov.au

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