Covid19 has radically changed possibilities for sharing and engaging within communities and organisations. The pandemic demands new ways of communicating and bringing people together.
To ensure you still have access to the wealth of knowledge that exists in the landcare community, Landcare Australia is continuing their successful webinar series in 2021!
The Landcare Webinar Series is hosted on the online community platform, Landcarer.
Here are just a few of the exciting talks that will be happing in the 2021 Landcare Webinar Series:
Landcare Ladies #ChooseToChallenge - Celebrating International Women's Day | 8 Mar
Time: 9am AEDT
Facilitator: Marg Applebee, Landcare Co-ordinator, Central West Lachlan Landcare Inc
Speaker(s): Angelica Arnott; Elly Wynhoven, Vee Vian Higgins, Karin Stark, Hannah Rice-Hayes
Description: What better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than to hear Australian women in landcare share their knowledge, insights and experiences. Join us.
Feral pig impacts on conservation and food production in Australia | 25 Mar
Time: 2pm AEDT
Facilitator: Mick Taylor, Landcare Farming Program Manager for Landcare Australia
Speaker(s): Dr. Heather Channon, National Feral Pig Management Coordinator
Description: Mick and Heather sit down to discuss the impact feral pigs have on the natural environment, how to best manage feral pigs, and how to identify their presence.
Landcare outside Australia – what’s been achieved, and what can we learn? | 6th May
Time: 2pm AEST
Facilitator: Andrea Mason, Chair Global Landcare
Speaker(s): Rob Youl, Vice Chair Global Landcare | Tony Bartlett, former Forestry Research Program Manager
Description: Rob and Tony will share the incredible work occurring in landcare outside of Australian borders, what we can learn from it, and where it is all headed.
Natural resource management – traditional methods to modern innovation | 24 Jun
Time: 2pm AEST
Facilitator: James Walsh, Head of Landcare Services for Landcare Australia
Speaker(s): Tein McDonald, Australian Association of Bush Regenerators | Amy Lepinay, Sunbirds Aero
Description: Coming up in this webinar is a fascinating discussion with Tein, who will provide a history of the bush regeneration movement in Sydney. Amy will introduce how technology has impacted our resource management methodology through a talk on using drones for weed spotting.
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How organisations and projects have been responding to various challenges
Presented by Danny Pettingill, Landcare Facilitator | Dr Maxine Cooper, Chair of Landcare ACT. Facilitated by James Walsh, head of Landcare Services Landcare Australia
Five interventions to improve soil health
Presented by Sue Bestow.
This webinar discussed five interventions that have the potential to improve soil health at a meaningful scale.
Landcare Youth Summit Webinar
The Landcare Youth Summit webinar provides lots of fantastic tips for groups and organisations keen to engage better with young people. You will be inspired by Skye Dunn, Mitchell Livington and Saskia Gerhardy from YACCA (Youth & Community in Conservation Action) in South Australia.
Landcare as a business – a strategic approach
Presented by Kylie Durant and Phillip Moran.
This webinar discussed approaching Landcare as a business, with tips on how to focus on group priorities, source funding, demonstrate investment, and engage volunteers.
Get involved in the Landcare Farming Program
Presented by Mick Taylor.
Mick, Landcare Farming Program Manager, talked about how you can get involved and provide input in the Landcare Farming program, and its initiatives.
Recruiting and engaging volunteers
Presented by Kim Boswell.
Kim discussed her step-by-step guide to attracting volunteers, which has been used to recruit thousands of Landcare volunteers in Victoria.