Holistic grazing and streambank management Farm Walk

Community Environment Gardens & Parks Lifestyle

NOTE: This is event has already happened. It is online for informational purposes only.
  • Date:
  • Location: 1835 Mary Valley Rd, Amamoor 4570 Queensland

This is a chance to learn from a grazier building on generations of family farming history in the Mary Valley and the experience of new landholders who have embarked on rehabilitating eroded gully, creek and river banks following the repeated flood events of 2010-2015. 

Glenda Pickersgill is a long-term solo operator of grazing properties in the Mary Valley and Kimbombi, and has developed a set of grazing and pasture management practices based on holistic management. Additionally, Glenda has worked for decades to protect and restore creek and riverbanks, triggered in part by experiencing the damage caused by the 1992 flood.

On the neighbouring property, Craig and Therese have undertaken an impressive tree planting project to stabilize gullies and the main river bank, with assistance from the MRCCC and Noosa Landcare. The MRCCC is working to encourage landholders in that part of the river to work together to make a ‘demonstration reach’ where neighbours cooperate to adopt best practice for managing streambank erosion and the water quality impacts of their properties.

Bring a hat and sturdy shoes, and be prepared for the weather on the day. Please be aware of biosecurity concerns and do not transfer soil or plant material from your property to theirs. You are welcome to bring a plate of food to share and stay for morning tea and a chat afterwards.

For more information contact Steve Burgess on 0428 843 749

(Park on the road reserve on the east side of the road, at the top of the hill near the big fig trees. –parking will be signposted)

Holistic grazing and streambank management Farm walk
9:00am - 11:00am
Sunday 25 March 2018
1835 Mary Valley Rd, Amamoor

Mary Valley Country Harvest Co-op :
C/-PO Box 47, Dagun
0459 225 399
Mary Valley Country Harvest Co-op

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1835 Mary Valley Rd, Amamoor

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