February 2019 | Landholders Driving Change

Let it rain, let it rain, let it rain

For the most part, it was Penny’s from heaven CADE Colls at Glenroc Station wasn’t quick enough to empty the rain gauge when the downpour from ex-Cyclone Penny began on the night of 11 January to get an accurate reading. The gauge was already overflowing...

Rain Roundup – 2018

Rainfall figures for 2018 in the BBB catchment By Land Management Coordinator Rodger Walker IT’S not just the recent weather that makes us want to look back on the year’s rainfall, it’s also the time of year when we reflect. Weather is such an...

Grazing fundamentals

Four ‘grazing fundamentals’ training events planned THE Landholders Driving Change (LDC) Grazing Support Team will this year deliver four events targeting grazing fundamentals. The first of these – a Taking Stock – Pasture Management and Productivity Day – will...

Two demo sites

Would your property make a good demonstration site? RESTORING landscape function, the introduction of technology and innovation in land management and access to cutting-edge monitoring systems, extension packages and training… they are some of the benefits on...

Gully symposium

International Gully Symposium the first in the southern hemisphere THE 8th International Symposium on Gully Erosion will be held in Townsville on 21-27 July. This will be the first ISGE in the southern hemisphere.   Program Themes: Gully erosion processes and...

Borrow a level

Borrow a state-of-the-art laser level to make design easier THE LDC project  has a state-of-the-art laser level to help landholders plan and design surface water management structures. Managing the flow of water is integral to minimising erosion and enhancing grazing...