Climate Impacts and Responses – Setting the scene
(THURSDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2016)

The Challenge of Climate Change for Australian Landscapes

Will Steffen, Climate Council of Australia

Rivers of Carbon – Rivers of Life: inspiring on-ground and in-river action

Siwan Lovett, Australian River Restoration Centre

ENGAGING CONVERSATIONS: Responding to extreme events

Resilience of natural resources to extreme climate events

Brent Jacobs, University of Technology Sydney

Developing Landcare as a global model to respond to climate impacts and responses

Rob Youl OAM, Australian Landcare International, Jen Quealey,TBL Creative Partnerships

Engaging communities in an online forum to help shape drought support

Malcolm Brown, Agriculture Victoria, Eyal Halamish, OurSay

Landcare’s role in fire recovery

Andrea Mason, Leigh Catchment Group

Climate Impacts and Responses – Tools for climate change mitigation
(FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2016)

Realising opportunities for carbon sequestration and green house gas emission reductions in Australian landscapes

Benjamin Docker, Department of the Environment and Energy

Climate Change Adaptation Planning within a Resilience Framework

Kate Brunt, Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority

Climate Impacts and Responses – Climate change in the planning process

Planning for climate change: using a common language through an environmental-economic accounting framework

Zaida Contreras, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

The Nature of SA – A new nature conservation approach

Vicki-Jo Russell, Trees for Life

Community Engagement – Building community capacity
(THURSDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2016)

Integrating Cultural Connections and Connectivity Conservation

Mary Bonet, Upper Lachlan Landcare | Steven Taylor, Weigelli Centre Aboriginal Corporation

The easy step by step guide in building your crowdfunding campaign in one week!

Rob Novotny, Landcare Australia

Community Engagement – New approaches to community engagement

Reversing reptile decline – Engaging community, reptiles and toads

Graeme Sawyer, BiodiversityWatch

South East Local Leaders Program: Developing capacity, strengthening industry, building community resilience

Peter Pigott, South East Local Land Services

Mastering Farmer to Farmer extension to drive landscape change

Rowan Reid, Australian Agroforestry Foundation

Community Engagement – Where are we at after 30 years?
(FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2016)

After 30 years of Landcare in Corangamite – What now?

Tracey McRae, Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

30 years of Landcare in the Victorian Mallee

Kevin Chaplin, Mallee Catchment Management Authority

Community Engagement – Where to next with community engagement?
ENGAGING CONVERSATIONS – Expanding the Landcare base

Intrepid Landcare: Embracing adventure, chaos and creativity to inspire and connect young people in Landcare

Megan Rowlatt, Intrepid Landcare

Building engaged communities – the NSW local Landcare coordinator initiative

Jennie Coldham, Landcare NSW Sonia Williams, Landcare NSW

UTAS CARES: Connecting Students, Staff and Care Groups in Southern Tasmania

Elizabeth Shannon, University of Tasmania

Bringing invisible land carers into the Landcare fold

Liddy Neville, Bellarine Landcare Group

Landscape Challenges and Responses – Agriculture and conservation working together
(THURSDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2016)

ENGAGING CONVERSATIONS: Realising dual benefits for productivity and the environment

Territory Conservation Agreements: Linking Conservation and Production

Daniel Chapman, Territory NRM

Building resilience in grazing agriculture near Mount Wallace swamp

Anthony Dufty, Moorabool Landcare Network

Revegetation by Stealth – Add a source of stock fodder for the autumn feed gap

David Collins, Greening Australia

With a little help from my friends: Integrated Management of Vertebrate pests within fragmented landscapes; bringing community and government together

Rebecca Palumbo, Wheatbelt Natural Resource Management

Landscape Challenges and Responses – New ways of doing landscape scale works

20 Million Trees by 2020 – case studies highlighting progress and challenges

Daniel Sheedy, Department of the Environment and Energy

Citizen science in action: Community lead vegetation management in the Southern Otways

Libby Riches, Southern Otway Landcare Network

Grazing best management practices – A benchmarking tool for productivity opportunities, extension and continuous improvement in grazing practices

Corrie Grimmett, AgForce Queensland

Landscape Challenges and Responses – Partnerships for success
(FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2016)

Biosecurity, land management and the importance of a partnership approach

Debbie Langford, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

The grass is not greener on the other side – how rural landholders perceive environmental issues on their property and local

Helen Smith, Southern Cross University

Landscape Challenges and Responses – Working in urban and peri-urban landscapes

The Nectar Project: An Urban Project to Assist Regional Connectivity

Elle Fox, Moorabool Catchment Landcare Group

Horses for Clean Water Puget Sound USA Study Tour

Karen O’Keefe, Corangamite CMA

Collaboration and Innovation – Collaborative approaches
(THURSDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2016)

Community-driven Landscape Restoration

Beth Mellick, The Norman Wettenhall Foundation. Krista Patterson-Majoor, Connecting Country

Collaborate or die: The formation of the Northern Agricultural Region Sustainable Agriculture Network (NARSAN)

Stanley Yokwe, Northern Agricultural Catchments Council

Collaboration and Innovation – Innovative methods

Rehabilitation of Soil Erosion on Urban Farms

Linda Murray, Carbiculture

Understanding your soil conditions at the touch of a finger

Cam Nicholson, Woady Yaloak Catchment Group and Peter Dahlhaus

Dung beetles: cascading biochar’s benefits as a carbon sequestration methedology

Kathy Dawson, Warren Catchments Council Inc

Collaboration and Innovation – Developing Landcarers
(FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2016)

ENGAGING CONVERSATIONS: Developing Landcarers
A new approach to Landcare training incorporating international benefits that consolidates and coordinates

Australian knowledge and practice

Angus Hume, West Gippsland CMA

Peer-to-peer learning and the remaking of Landcare

Ross Colliver, Victorian Landcare Council

Measuring Capacity to Build Landcare

Edwina Hayes, Holbrook Landcare Network

Collaboration and Innovation – Using innovation to collaborate at large scales

A question of leadership: Challenging assumptions through strategic innovation and collaboration on prickly acacia control in the Northern Lake Eyre Basin

Vol Norris, Desert Channels Queensland
Doug Allpass, Desert Channels Queensland

The Rangeland NRM Alliance and the development of the NRM Spatial Hub – innovation through collaboration

Kate Forrest, Rangeland NRM Alliance

Save the Soil; Save the Planet

Major General the Honourable Michael Jeffery, AC, AO (Mil), CVO, MC (Retd)

Victorian Government presentation

New research on how water and soils impact on plants in Australia

Don Burke, OAM

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