The Landcare Webinar Series brings people interested in sustainable land management and conservation activities together. It showcases the rich diversity of knowledge, passion and expertise within the landcare community.
Hosted by a facilitator, speakers in the webinars present content ideas to inspire people and provide tools that people can apply with their groups in their local community to manage the environmental issue in their patch, and support community resilience.
Make sure you subscribe so that you can watch any webinar in the series, ask questions, and interact with the presenters and fellow viewers.
Maximising Ecosystem Opportunities to fit your business: Carbon
What do resilient agricultural investments look like? As economies transition towards lower emissions, new carbon neutrality and emission-efficient technologies are presenting economic, environmental and social market opportunities to Australian producers.
In this webinar, Landcare Farming will bring together five experts to advise on ‘carbon literacy’ for producers and the role of carbon sequestration solutions in reaching decarbonisation targets, alongside the opportunities that will unfold for Australia’s agricultural industry in the coming years.
|Date:||Thursday 1 December 2022|
|Time:||2pm – 3:30pm|
|Facilitator:||Jeanette Long, Co-Director of Ag Consulting|
|Speaker(s):||Professor Richard Eckard, Professor of Sustainable Agricultural Systems at the University of Melbourne and Director of the Primary Industries Climate Challenges Centre; Dr Warwick Badgery, Leader of Rangelands and Tropical Pastures at the NSW Department of Primary Industries; Dr Stephen Wiedemann, Managing Director at Integrity Ag & Environment Pty Ltd; Dr Hayley McMillan, Senior Scientist at the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries; and Melinee Leather, Beef Producer and Owner of Leather Cattle Co.|
The series is hosted on the online community platform built specifically for the landcare community, Landcarer.
Landcare groups and other environmental community groups are welcome to share links from the Landcare Webinar Series recorded sessions to help promote the content and make it available to groups and organisations in your landcare network.
If you have a webinar idea, you are welcome to contact us.
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Junior Landcare Professional Development Webinar: Using the new learning activities focus on First Nations perspectives
Facilitator: Junior Landcare education consultant Sam Harrison | Speakers: Junior Landcare Ambassador Costa Georgiadis,
First Nations Educator, Wiradjuri man Adam Shipp
2022 International Women's DAY
Facilitator: Kerstie Lee, Regional Agriculture Landcare Facilitator | Speakers: Natalie Sommerville, Sally Downie, Fiona Hill-Stein, Tess Grieves, featuring an introduction by Cassandra Kennedy
General Jeffery Soil Health Award Finalists
Facilitator: The Hon Penny Wensley AC, National Soils Advocate | Speakers: Emeritus Professor Lynette Abbott, the University of Western Australia, Robert Quirk, Sugar Cane farmer NSW, Brian Hughes, Principal Consultant at Primary Induustries and Regions SA
Australians and Climate Change: Climate Compass
Facilitator: Dr. Shane Norrish, CEO Landcare Australia| Speakers: Dr. Rebecca Huntley, author and researcher, Claire O’Rourke, Co-Director Australia Energy Transformation Program, The Sunrise Project
Landcare and Traditional Owners
Facilitator: Craig Aspinall, Community Landcare Aboriginal Engagement Officer Landcare NSW | Speakers: David King, a Gundungurra man, Jackson Chatfield, State-Wide Aboriginal Landcare Facilitator
Bob Hawke Landcare Award Winner
Facilitator: Mick Taylor, Landcare Farming Manager, Landcare Australia | Speakers: Andrew Stewart, Yan Yan Gurt West Farm
Australian Beef and Sheep Sustainability
Facilitator: Mick Taylor, Landcare Farming Manager, Landcare Australia | Speakers: Phil Tickle, co-founder and Managing Director Cibo Labs, Tess Herbert, Chair of ABSF | Professor Bruce Allworth, Chair of SSG
Junior Landcare Webinar: Environmental Educator Resources and Pollinator Week
Facilitator: Sam Harrison, Labcoat Learning, Junior Landcare Educator
Landcare Smart Farm - Natural Capital Accounting Project
Facilitator: Mick Taylor, Landcare Farming Manager | Speakers: Jim Radford, Principle Research Fellow at the Research Centre for Future Landscapes and Sue Oligvy, Researcher and Practitioner in Natural Capital Accounting
landcare outside australia - what's been achieved, and what can we learn?
Facilitator: Andrea Mason, Chair Global Landcare | Speakers: Rob Youl, Deputy Chair Global Landcare and Tony Bartlett former ACAIR forestry manager
The power of landcare partnerships
Facilitator: Xuela Sledge, Greater Sydney Landcare Network| Speakers: Mik Petter, President Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee, Wayne Cameron, Catchment Manager Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee, Nicole Maher, Regional Landcare Coordinator, Riverina Region.
Partnerships with Purpose: How Landcare groups in NSW are helping Saving our Species to deliver meaningful and long-term conservation outcomes
Facilitator: Tania Reid, Principle Manager, Partnerships for the SoS Program| Speakers: Damon Oliver, Di Brown, David Walker, Dr Tony Parkes, Penny Mison.
Natural resource management – traditional methods to modern innovation
Facilitator: James Walsh, Landcare Services Manager | Speakers: Tein McDonald, President of the Australian Association of Bush Regenerators, and Amy Lepinay, Branch Manager of Sunbirds Aero.
Landcare Farming Benchmarking Project: natural capital footprint improving sustainability
Facilitator: Mick Taylor, Landcare Farming Program Manager | Speakers: Adrian Ward, CEO of Accounting for Nature
Feral pigs impact on conservation and food production
Facilitator: Mick Taylor, Landcare Farming Program Manager | Speakers: Dr. Heather Channon, Feral Pig Management Coordinator and Troy Crittle, Department of Primary Industries
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
Ladies in Landcare - #choosetochallenge
Facilitated by Marg Applebee, Coordinator for Central West Lachlan Landcare | Panelists: Hannah Rice-Hayes, Elly Wynhoven, Karin Stark, Vee Vian Higgins, Angelica Arnott
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.
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.
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.