01 November 2022

The Future of Farming and Biodiversity in Agricultural Landscapes

Opportunities from shared values presenting opportunities for Muttama Creek Landcare Group.

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26 October 2022

Sustainable Farms wins NSW Sustainability Award

The Sustainable Farms team from The Australian National University has been named the Biodiversity Award Winner for the NSW Sustainability Awards 2022.

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01 September 2022

Bird protection tool nets Sustainable Farms a Eureka Prize

The Sustainable Farms team from The Australian National University has taken out one of the country’s top science prizes for our work on a powerful tool that helps farmers predict how what they do on their farms could impact different bird species.

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04 August 2022

Bombay Field Day on the benefits of biodiversity on farms

Corben Hart and Erin Brinkley from Upper Shoalhaven Landcare Council wrote this article about a recent field day held in collaboration with Sustainable Farms.

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Ecologist using tablet in the field

28 July 2022

Bird prediction tool takes flight in national science prizes

The Sustainable Farms team, creators of a powerful tool that helps farmers identify management actions that could support threatened birds on their properties, is in the running for Australia’s top science prize, the Eureka Prize.

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27 May 2022

Collaborative research finds fencing farm dams halves methane emissions

Studies undertaken by Deakin’s Blue Carbon Lab on Sustainable Farms farm dam sites in north east Victoria and NSW reveal that dam enhancement leads to reduced greenhouse gas emissions

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16 May 2022

Farmer-facing webtool receives National Trust Heritage Commendation

BirdCast, a webtool created by the Sustainable Farms project enabling land managers to estimate the birds present in woodlands on their farms and thus helping protect Australia’s precious biodiversity, has received a Highly Commended in the 2022 National Trust Heritage Awards.

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20 April 2022

New research highlights wellbeing impacts of natural asset management

A new publication arising from Sustainable Farms mental health research demonstrates the potential positive benefits to farmers’ lives of engaging in natural resource management (NRM) practices.

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11 March 2022

Making Australian Agriculture Sustainable – conference

Michelle Young, Director of Sustainable Farms, will make the case for protecting and restoring natural assets on farms at the Fenner Conference on Environment – Making Australian Agriculture Sustainable – next week in Canberra.

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03 March 2022

Newly published: Natural Asset Farming

We’re delighted to announce the publication of our new book, Natural Asset Farming. The book provides practical guidance on enhancing seven natural assets on farms, bringing together the stories and experiences of farmers with the results of extensive on-farm research undertaken by Sustainable Farms.

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