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Looking over the fence!

10 August, 2017

The water quality problems that we face in the Geographe Catchment are not unique and learning from others is an important part of the Revitalising Geographe Waterways program.

GeoCatch is proud to host “Looking over the fence” with three fascinating presenters from Queensland and New Zealand sharing their experience in dealing with water quality management issues. 

Whether you’re a farmer, a waterways manager, or a community member interested in the health of your local waterways, this event is for you!

WHEN: Wednesday 16 August, 3.00pm-4.30pm

WHERE: Busselton

COST: Free

RSVP: Register HERE to receive event details!

About the Presenters…

George Moss is a prominent New Zealand dairy farmer who is serious about reducing his farm’s impact on the iconic Waikato River and the surrounding environment and actively participates in farmer and community programs.

David Defranciscis is a leading sugar cane farmer from Burdekin in north Queensland and is responsible for developing a very successful fertiliser project with the Queensland Government called the RP-20 project, which has provided farmers with the opportunity to learn from other farmers and see the results of correct fertiliser management.

John Bennett has just retired after 43 years with the Queensland Government Environment Departments and has been involved in guiding waterway/water quality planning and catchment management strategies including the Southeast Queensland Healthy Waterways Strategy and all the Great Barrier Reef Water Quality Improvement Plans.

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