01 May 2011

ANPC WORKSHOP: Translocation of Threatened Plants (Melbourne)

26 & 27 May 2011

Hurry, only a handful of places are still available

If this workshop is over-subscribed we will investigate running another workshop in Victoria in the next 12 months. If you miss out on this workshop and would like to attend a possible second workshop in Victoria please send us an email and we will keep you up to date.

The registration form and program are available on the ANPC Website.
Contact the ANPC Office: anpc@anpc.asn.au or (02) 6250 9509.

TSR WORKSHOPS: Hurry places still available (Wagga & Bathurst)

ANPC Workshops:

Managing Native Vegetation in Travelling Stock Reserves

Are you working in or managing remnant vegetation?
Would you like to know more about biodiversity conservation?
Would you like to enhance your knowledge and skills?
Then this workshop is for you! Whilst it will focus on TSRs, the content is relevant for anyone managing grassy woodland vegetation remnants.

11 & 12 May 2011

Wagga Wagga/Kyeamba TSR and Tarcutta

26 & 27 May 2011
Bathurst/Local TSR

Topics to be covered include:

*Background of TSRs and current status

*Connectivity conservation in the landscape

*Biodiversity values of TSRs

*Case studies

*Collaborative programs and approaches

*Where to get help (interactive session on available information)

*Grazing for conservation


*Morning bird walk

*Identifying natural values (e.g. habitat, vegetation, fauna)

*Identifying threats to your site (e.g. weeds, erosion and over-grazing)

*Management actions workshop session

*How do you measure your success? (monitoring and targets)

*Discussion with panel of experts

Registration forms and the full program are available from the ANPC Website.

SURVEY: Research to improve the management of botanic gardens

Botanic gardens are being asked to assist with research into effective management structures for gardens. Please consider completing a short online survey for your botanic garden to assist Alasdair Macnab with his study. Responses will be treated in confidence. Thank you. More information

CONFERENCE: Nature Conservation Council Bushfire in the Landscape

23rd and 24th June

NSW Teachers Federation Centre Sydney

The conference will be an opportunity to bring together current research, case studies and policy directions on bushfire management and how different land use perspectives influence the application of fire in the landscape. There will also be valuable opportunities to network with industry leaders and experts in the field.

Visit our website for more information on conference themes. The full program with details of speakers and sessions will be available closer to the date. For further information contact:

Rebecca LeMay (Event Coordinator)
Nature Conservation Council of NSW
Rebecca LeMay or Anne Miehs on 9516 1488

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY: Community and School Planting Days – Lower Hunter

To celebrate World Environment Day on 3rd June two events have been organised within a patch of Kurri Sand Swamp Woodland.

Sunday 3rd June
Community Planting Day 10am – 2pm

Friday 1st June
School Planting Day (with 1 hour time slots available throughout the day)

For further information and/or registration please contact
Trish Hogbin 0n 49086802 or tricia.hogbin@environment.nsw.gov.au