Erosion & Whoa Boy workshop – Mundubbera

Event Details

Erosion & Whoa Boy workshop that will provide practical techniques to reduce soil erosion on your farm.

When:  Thursday 5 March 2020, 9.30am – 2.30pm
Where:  “Reece Park”, 110 Greentree Lane, Beeron via Mundubbera
RSVP: 3 March 2020, 07 4166 3898 or
**Morning tea and lunch provided, please bring – chair, water, hat, sunscreen and closed in shoes**

Topic include:
  • Practical skills in surveying water management structures (in particular whoa boys) on farm tracks—attendees will have the opportunity to use the surveying equipment.
  • Practical demonstration on the construction of whoa boys with machinery equipment.
  • Strategies and techniques to reduce soil erosion and subsequent loss of production over a property.
  • Description of a number of locally successful soil erosion rehabilitation techniques.
Guest Speaker – Darryl Hill
Darryl is highly regarded around Australia for his practical approach in achieving soil conservation outcomes. With over 40 years of experience as a machinery operator and soil conservationist, Darryl will demonstrate techniques that will help to better manage erosion on your farm tracks, fire breaks and fence lines.
Guest Speaker – John Day
John is an experienced soil conservation adviser.   During this workshop, John will provide a copy of the publication “Gully Erosion, Options for Prevention and Rehabilitation” and discuss erosion control and aspects of soil types and productivity.
This event is supported by the Burnett Catchment Care Association through funding from the Queensland Government Reef Water Quality Program.
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