ISSUE 4 – SEPTEMBER, 2018
Inside The Grit this month
l Whoa boy project rolls out
l Water quality monitoring group
l Get on top of pigs!
l Update on New Incentives
l Riversymposium 2018
l RCS Grazing clinic
l Suite of training options
l On The Calendar
BBB whoa boy project begins
ever before has a whoa boy project rolled out across
the BBB catchment. Every landholder in the catchment
is invited to be involved. Hurry to be a part of it. Contact
Brendan Smith - 0417 408 587.
LDC is hosting landcare specialist and plant operator
Darryl Hill to deliver erosion control grader training to
local operators and landholders from the first week of
September before delivering the project from September
through to November.
Gullies - the real work begins
month a call went out to landholders with an
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active gully on their property (1-5ha) to contact the
team to have it assessed as a possible LDC task and
The response was immediate - 23 nominations have been
The team is now in the process of assessing and
prioritising these gullies.
Walking Mt Wickham landscape
is conducting a large-scale gully remediation project
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on Mt Wickham.
mid-August, LDC staff walked the landscape with local
contractors looking to be involved in these major works.
They were joined by representatives from ecological
engineering firm Verterra, a principal partner on the
project, who developed the gully remediation technical
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