Climate Change Adaptation - What Does It Mean for Landcarers?

Date: 
7 Jun 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

This workshop is for anyone in the community who undertakes landcare-type activities e.g. revegetation, restoration, weed control and who would like to know more about what climate change will mean for this kind of activity.

When: 9:00am to 4:00pm, Wednesday 7th June 2017
Where: Mercure Canberra (Olims), Carlton Room, Corner of Limestone and Ainslie Avenues, Braddon, ACT
Travel: By car: on-site no-cost car-parking is available. By bus: routes 9 and 10.
Regsiter: Registration is essential and should be made online through Eventbrite at  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/climate-change-adaptation-what-does-it-mean-for-landcarers-tickets-34842875980.
Catering: Morning and afternoon tea, and lunch will be provided. Please advise any dietary requirements.
Enquiries: Email: enquiries@landcareact.org.au. or m: 0466 108 432

Speakers

  • Professor Mark Howden, Director ANU Climate Change Institute: The global challenge of climate change adaptation and what it might mean for the ACT.
  • Professor Peter Bridgewater, Chair, Landcare ACT: The role of landcare in climate change.
  • Dr Nola Hancock, Macquarie University: The climate-ready revegetation guide.
  • Ms Alison Elvin, Natural Capital Ltd: Native grasses and pastures as natural adapters.
  • Mr Steve Taylor, ACT Parks and Conservation Service: Outlook for weed management.

 

The workshop is funded by the National Landcare Programme and the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility Network for Natural Ecosystems