grass roots community organisation that aims to improve natural condition of the derwent catchment

Whats on?

Lachlan River Waterbug Blitz

The Derwent Catchment Project is holding a free training workshop in waterbug identification Sunday November 24th 2019 at Tynwald Park New Norfolk, Pavillion 4, from 10am-2pm as part of the National Waterbug Blitz John Gooderham, co-author of ‘The Waterbug Book’ will be there to guide us through

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Tasmanian Landcare Fund Grant Round 21 Open for applications

Tasmanian Landcare Fund Grant Round 21 is now open The grant round is focussed on ‘Maintaining and Building Better Soils’ Individual and Group members of Landcare Tasmania are eligible to apply. There are $80,000AUD available for this grant round with a maximum of $15,000 per project. Details

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Re-scheduled – Small farms workshop for the Derwent Valley now 29th/30thJuly

Re-scheduled – Small farms workshop for the Derwent Valley We are looking forward to running a small farms workshop in the Derwent Valley. Our course will cover farm mapping, understanding farm assets and infrastructure, stewardship and the legal responsibilities of landowners, land use capability and soils, the

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Small farms workshop for the Derwent Valley

Small farms workshop for the Derwent Valley We are looking forward to running a small farms workshop in the Derwent Valley. Our course will cover farm mapping, understanding farm assets and infrastructure, stewardship and the legal responsibilities of landowners, land use capability and soils, the energy cycle,

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What wildlife is on your property?

Community wildlife and feral animal monitoring in the Derwent Valley Field Day and BBQ 11:00AM – 1:30 PM Saturday 29th October Valleyfield, 120 Hamilton Rd, New Norfolk Please register your interest in the field day or having cameras on your property by contacting Matthew Taylor 0458 343

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Derwent Catchment NRM Spring Fundraiser

Friday September 2nd at 7PM-11PM Curringa Farm Function Centre 5831 Lyell Hwy, Hamilton Curringa farm is 4.9km west of Hamilton. Follow the Lyell Highway, turn-off is to the left. For directions via Google Maps View Information here Come and celebrate Spring at the Derwent Catchment NRM’s fundraiser

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Updated Flood Assistance Information

Do you need assistance for flood damage issues? The first step is to contact the taskforce – View Information here. The Derwent Catchment will also be providing support on ground so if you have a riverbank issue or want some advice of rehabilitation of the riverbank please

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Apps for Agriculture information sessions

Modern day farming is being transformed with the use of simple to use applications that you can download straight onto your mobile device. If you’re a farmer interested in learning how apps can save you time and make your life easier, come along to one of our

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Soil Nutrient Use Efficiency Workshop postponed due to floods

NOW Wednesday 22nd June 2016 from 3pm-7:30pm Hamilton Derwent Catchment NRM Resource Centre Cost, $35 for non-members or $25 for members per farm business Includes BBQ dinner featuring THE awesome steak from Huon Valley Meats Please contact Josie Kelman on 0427 044 700 or facilitator@derwentcatchment.org by Friday 17th

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Dealing with the dry

Catch up with other farmers for a beer and BBQ at the Hamilton Resource Centre on Friday 20th May at 4pm. We will host a relaxed forum about the challenges of this season with guest speaker Andrew Bailey from TIAR. Andrew will talk about how to get

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