Field Day — Free

Spring field days 2019: Farm dams, Ardlethan

Tue, 10th Sep 2019
9:00 am

Spring field days 2019: Farm dams, Ardlethan

Join Sustainable Farms and our partners, Riverina LLS, to hear the latest science, and learn how it has been implemented on farm dams to improve water quality and biodiversity potential. Come for a chat, stay for lunch.

We thank our generous hosts, Andrew and Kate Hawthorne, for welcoming us onto their property for this day.

Riverina LLS is offering incentive funding to farmers for farm dam restoration, up to $10,000. EOIs are due by the 30th of August, so submit yours before the field day. For more information see

Topics that will be discussed include

  • Benefits of enhancing farm dams for wildlife
  • How to calculate how much water you need, the holding capacity of your dam and your harvestable right
  • The water requirement of your livestock and the impact of water quality on livestock performance
  • Funding opportunities to secure your water supply

With presentations by the following speakers

  • Dr Mason Crane, Sustainable Farms, ANU
  • David Thompson, Soil Conservation Service
  • Geoffery Minchin, Mixed Farming Officer Riverina LLS
  • Kevin McCrum, Rural Financial Councillor

Click here for tickets via Eventbrite.


Ardlethan, NSW

Date & Time


10th September 2019


9:00 am


12:30 pm