Interested in learning more about herbicide application?
Are you a landholder in the ACT or in the Googong or Upper Murrumbidgee catchments south of the ACT?
Are you working with herbicides as a Park Carer/landcarer in the ACT or in the Googong or Upper Murrumbidgee catchments south of the ACT? If you fall into any of these categories and want to upgrade your chemical application skills, ensure your machinery is working correctly, enable up to date records and gain accreditation or reaccreditation then read on.
Erosion control in a sensitive environment.
- Observing your land for challenges and opportunities
- Discussion of potential remedies to observed challenges
- Low risk/low cost/low maintenance techniques to reduce erosion, rehydrate flood plains, improve water quality, fertility and biodiversity
The Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment, Dr Maxine Cooper, has invited community members to take part in the Investigation into the state of the water courses and catchments for Lake Burley Griffin
Terms of Reference: Investigate the state of the water courses and catchments for Lake Burley Griffin including:
UMCCC invites members and guests to enjoy an afternoon in the Cotter Precinct, focussing on the Enlarged Cotter Dam Project. UMCCC will be joined by ACTEW representatives and ACT Parks and Conservation staff, who will answer questions about the project, and associated environmental issues for the Cotter catchment.
UMCCC will provide lunch before we commence the tour. We will meet at Casuarina Sands Picnic Area at 12 noon.
RSVP by Friday 4 March essential to Pauline Carder, UMCCC Coordinator.
Fenner School Public Seminar Series
Forestry Lecture Theatre (Bld 48)
Safe drinking water through Source Water Protection in the ACT
Ensuring that the water which enters our treatment plants is of as high a quality as possible is recognised in the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines as an important step in the provision of drinking water. The ACT's drinking water is drawn from several different catchments, both within and outside the Territory's borders, encompassing a wide range of different land uses.
The Murrumbidgee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is inviting Request for Offers from suitably qualified providers for the delivery of the following activity:
Production of a plan to guide actions to improve water quality in the Upper Murrumbidgee River catchment.