Field Day — Free

The multiple benefits of wildlife-friendly dams – Rushworth VIC

Thu, 15th Sep 2022
9:30 am

The multiple benefits of wildlife-friendly dams – Rushworth VIC

Join us for an on-farm workshop to learn about the multiple benefits of wildlife-friendly dams.

The field day will include:

  • Sustainable Farms ecologist David Smith will share the latest research into the multiple benefits of enhancing farm dams.
  • Dr Martino Malerba, environmental scientist from Deakin University’s Blue Carbon Lab, will present his research on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from farm dams.
  • Greg Bekker from Agriculture Victoria will inform the group how to be drought prepared, how to complete a farm water budget and things to consider before building a dam.
  • Plus learn how to create your own wildlife-friendly dam from experienced local people.

Registration is essential. Please bring a drink bottle, hat, and wear closed-in shoes and weather appropriate clothing. Morning tea provided.

Questions? Contact Karen at Goulburn Broken CMA on 0409 955 396 or



Rushworth VIC (address provided after registration)

Date & Time


15th September 2022


9:30 am


11:30 am




Registration is essential.