A SUCCESSFUL Snowy River Interstate Landcare (SRILC) dinner was held on Friday, September 6 at the Bombala RSL Club.
A group of 67 Landcare members, staff and community members attended from across the region, with the night being a great opportunity to enjoy a delightful meal and appreciate some interesting conversation.
Attendees were also fortunate enough to receive an insightful presentation by guest speaker, Charles Massy.
Guests listened intently as Charles gave an overview of the findings of his pHD research, which investigated innovators in ruminant-based regenerative agricultural systems in southern Australia.
Other interesting topics discussed included climate change and putting into context how agriculturalists can better approach the challenges of a warming world so as to better build in profitability and resilience.
Massy has had a long involvement in the wool industry and with sheep breeding. He has published numerous articles and several books on the wool industry, including ‘The Australian Merino’ and ‘Breaking the Sheep's Back’.
An overview of Massy’s research can be found online at: http://news.anu.edu.au/2012/08/14/farming-futures/
Robert Belcher, Chair of Snowy River Interstate Landcare Committee hosted the evening. The SRILC Committee and staff would like to thank Landcare members and community for supporting the event.